North Sea Radio Orchestra’s ‘I a Moon’ could best be
North Sea Radio Orchestra is actually an ever expanding or reducing ensemble led by Craig and Sharron Fortnam. Two previous albums which used poetry by the likes of Chaucer, Hardy and Tennyson came before ‘I a Moon’ but, this time around, it’s original lyrics with
‘Morpheus Miracle Worker’ the album opener, is a lush string accompanied song with ad
The tile track next up has simple instrumentation, which compliments the vocals superbly. A ‘Prog’ style Mellotron (?) is much in evi
The album has many musical interlu
Heavy Weather is a seven minute duet with heart rending strings and there are again (unintentional?) prog influences that spring to mind, Yes, Gabriel era Genesis and Caravan perhaps.
The Earth Beneath Our Feet’ has a PJ Harvey feel and again with strings to melt your heart. The album conclu
It is a lovely album and would drift pleasantly into the ears of many people