Trapped In Amber - 4 Years On

Trapped In Amber came out 4 years ago today. Jeeezo. A lifetime. (Two lifetimes actually).

I’d like to take this opp to thank:

David Galletly for making it look so good. I feel like this art is part of me. David gifted me the original drawing and it was The Greatest Thing.

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Keny Drew for burying me up to my neck in leaves irl. Haven’t seen Keny enough the last couple years but his cheeky, hands-on, in-camera attitude is still a big inspiration.

photo by Keny Drew

Matthew Young for believing in me and releasing the album. When I think of this album and Song, by Toad (RIP), among many things, I think of Matthew driving me and Peter to London and back IN ONE DAY so that we could do a 6Music session for Tom Robinson. Unreal.

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And lastly but not least-ly, Peter Kelly for his impeccable booms and baps. Peter is RIDICULOUS and I still have to pinch myself sometimes when we play together.

photo by Andy Catlin

The recording of the next album has unfortunately been delayed a few times now and, while I fully expect it to eclipse TIA, these efforts by these people will never be overshadowed.

Also, to anyone who bought the thing, bless your lemon soles x