Something Funny Happened on my Way to Utopia is Meiosis' best album yet, showcasing a whole range of Meiosis sounds with a new and exciting take on some old favourites and some new soon-
The new album can now be downloaded on a pay what you like basis at meiosis.bandcamp.com and can also be purchased as a CD by clicking here.
Newcastle based songwriter, Martin Thompson will release his new album on March 10th 2015. A download only version is already available on a ‘Pay What You Like’ basis, technically meaning it is free but we’re not holding it against you to drop him a few quid for the pleasure and a physical CD will ship from 10th March for a handsome sum of £5 (plus P&P). Both will be made available at www.meiosis.bandcamp.com as well as a few copies being hidden somewhere between ‘L’ & ‘M’ in the local section of RPM Records (CD version only for obvious reasons).
On this album, his 4th since 2011, Martin has painstakingly written, voiced, sequenced and played every note & beat using the same home recording techniques as on his previous 3 recent albums. The album’s title has been inspired by a semi-
Other tracks focus on the usual song writing fodder of childlike hallucinatory episodes when one is infected with tonsillitis (‘Alice In Wonderland Syndrome’, ‘Vivid Dreams’), returning to once abandoned personal ideals & ethics(‘Return Of the Dead Eyes’) and the regular appraisal of Martin’s own music as ‘Bowiesque’ (‘Pull The Ladder Up , Jack’) which just so happens to be somewhat ironically & perhaps obviously quite ‘Bowiesque' in itself.
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