UK prog rockers Porcupine Tree have released a video for brand new song, the powerful Herd Culling, which you can watch below.
Herd Culling is taken from Closure/Continuation, the band’s first new album since 2009’s The Incident, and which will be released through Music For Nations on June 24.
“It was the final song written for the album,” explains Steven Wilson. “When the rest of the songs were assembled we felt there was still musically a “hole” for something dramatic in the middle of the album, so it became the only song written as a three way collaboration between all of us. Beginning with Gavin coming up with an unusual rhythm in 11 (he’ll never give you something easy!), it was then a case of myself and Richard finding the music, and both of us working with sequenced electronics and sound design, alongside the quiet/loud guitar dynamics.
“The full 7 minute version is a musical storytelling which features several other sections, but I think the edit works quite well as a more conventionally structured piece too – a smaller bite of music. Lyrically it’s about a very specific event in history, but it also deals with the broader theme of paranoia in the modern age – someone or something is coming up your driveway or in your front garden, and their/its motives are unclear. The title obviously takes on extra resonance in our Covid times.”
Closure/Continuation will be available as a seven track album on standard CD/double vinyl/coloured vinyl or limited cassette. The deluxe LP version comes on audiophile approved crystal clear vinyl as a 3xLP 45rpm boxset with two bonus tracks; the deluxe CD & Bluray boxset comes with three bonus tracks, instrumental versions, and high resolution 96/24 stereo, 5.1 and Dolby Atmos versions of the album, all housed in an exclusive art book. You can see a product shot below.
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- Porcupine Tree - Coma Divine - Steven Wilson Remaster - Sealed - UK - 3-LP vinyl set - £39.99, $50.39, €46.39 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2023 12:40)on December 2, 2023 at 1:14 am
PORCUPINE TREE Coma Divine (Steven Wilson 2012 Remaster 2023 UK/EU limited edition 14-track black vinyl triple album 3-LP, recorded over three nights at the Frontiera Rome in 1997. Includes The Sky Moves Sideways, Waiting, Radioactive Toy and Signify. Gatefold picture sleeve with hype sticker, factory sealed)
- Porcupine Tree - Signify - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £39.99, $50.39, €46.39 (New Item) (arrived 06-Jun-2023 14:32)on December 2, 2023 at 1:14 am
PORCUPINE TREE Signify (2017 UK limited edition 15-track 2-LP set pressed on Heavyweight Vinyl. The remastered by Steven Wilson fourth studio album by British progressive rock band originally released in 1996, the first album recorded with the band on board from the beginning, previous albums had been essentially solo efforts with occasional help from other musicians. Housed in a hype stickered gatefold picture sleeve with printed inners. Although not sealed, this remains ina 'near as new' condition KSCOPE948)
- Porcupine Tree - Deadwing - Autographed - UK - 2-disc CD/DVD set - £250.00, $315.00, €290.00 (New Item) (arrived 30-May-2023 11:40)on December 2, 2023 at 1:14 am
PORCUPINE TREE Deadwing (Autographed 2005 UK/EU 10-track CD, the eighth studio album by British progressive rock band, housed in a standard jewel case with a 16-page picture sleeve booklet. This has been fully signed by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison on the front of the sleeve in a black & silver marker pen - looks stunning!)
- Porcupine Tree - Fear Of A Blank Planet - Autographed - US - CD album - £195.00, $245.70, €226.20 (New Item) (arrived 30-May-2023 11:46)on December 2, 2023 at 1:14 am
PORCUPINE TREE Fear Of A Blank Planet (Autographed 2007 US 6-track CD, the ninth studio album by the British progressive rock band featuring guest apperances from Alex Lifeson, Robert Fripp and John Wesley, lyric booklet picture sleeve.This copy has been fully signed by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison across the front in a black marker pen!)
- Porcupine Tree - Stars Die - The Delerium Years 1991-1997 - UK - 2-CD album set - £15.00, $18.90, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 30-May-2023 14:44)on December 2, 2023 at 1:14 am
PORCUPINE TREE Stars Die - The Delerium Years 1991-1997 (2005 issue UK 'Revised Remastered Edition' 21-track 2-CD album set, recompiled by Steven Wilson and featuring a retrospective of their early work taken from 5 albums & various singles released on the Delerium Record label, including previously unreleased alternate versions and mixes, housed in a thin double jewel case with booklet picture sleeve)