An Index Of Sand

by Lee Rogers



Release Notes:

'Index' is my 7th album and one I have a particular fondness for.

Sad to say, that I also think I plateaued a bit here too. In my mind, 'Index' didn't quite match up to 'Laughing Stock's compositional leap forward but it did maintain the standard of writing that I think I'm perfecting over time.

Stylistically, the process is repeated. One long suite of tracks making up a whole side of the album with a few shorter pieces at the beginning.

The 'Seven Seals' suite has some great moments in its 26 minutes and the theme was one worth pursuing, even if it gave me a crisis over the religious texts and whether or not I wanted to even delve into that kind of world. I'm still really pleased with how it flows and it has some real high points. The last four seals in particular are a personal highlight for me.

The opening tracks have their little wins. 'Awaken' was a good chance to use a sequencer for the first time. 'Sea Of Clouds' was one of those tracks that arrived during the sessions whilst I was recording something else.
'The Bubble' is a rather lovely little piano piece that also arrived without warning. It was the most emotionally honest bit of music I had written up to that point.
The title track has a great guitar solo in it but maybe at 7 minutes, it was a little bit too long. Even so, my fondness for it is still high.

All in all, it's a decent record but one I won't repeat, intentionally at least!

LR - Dec 2016


released April 2, 2016

Recorded at Joe’s Garage, Norwich, England - September 2015 - February 2016
All songs written by Lee Rogers

All songs & instruments performed by Lee Rogers

Mixed, produced and mastered by Lee Rogers - March 2016

‘Death’ created using Scape designed and developed by Brian Eno & Peter Chilvers

Artwork created by Hurricane Man Studio, Norwich, England



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