in the more than 220 years since those words were first penned by the english poet samuel taylor coleridge, his tale of a forlorn mariner has become mandatory reading in schools around the world due to its continued relevance in a world struggling to retain its admiration and respect for nature and the beautiful creatures that are born to it.
this aural telling of the rime of the ancient mariner by the canadian artist scott fox who is well-known as a member of the tribal industrial project ivardensphere embraces the poem's darkest tones of forsaken solitude through ambience, haunting rhythms, musicianship and masterful narration. join us on a sublime journey to that place where god does not look and no matter how much you may wish to die, death watches from afar.
samuel taylor coleridge: original poem (circa: 1797-1798)
scott fox: music, sound design, production & mastering
brien hindman: additional synthesis & sound design
jay watamaniuk: narration
jamie blacker: acoustic guitar
andy deane: singing
renee robyn photography: cover image
stefan alt: layout
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The raw melodic vocals. Both course, both passionate. Brings to me the beauty of the mundane skyscrapers in the physical massive attack of a NY metropolitan landscape. The light in the dark. Very needed right now. <3 sopita623