La Mer

by riverrun

supported by
/
  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Available on physical format for the first time since its limited release in 2011, riverrun's second album 'La Mer' was recommended by legendary graphic novelist Warren Ellis and contains the fan favourite tracks 'Jared By The Sea' and 'Five Mile Beach'. Re-presented as a single disc edition in a card wallet, in a limited edition of fifty copies, and at a discount price.

    Includes unlimited streaming of La Mer via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    edition of 50 

     £6 GBP or more

     

  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

     £5 GBP  or more

     

1.
02:14
2.
3.
09:22
4.
5.
6.
03:55
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

about

riverrun's second album 'La Mer' was recommended by legendary graphic novelist Warren Ellis and contains the fan favourite tracks 'Jared By The Sea' and 'Five Mile Beach'. It was originally released in the spring of 2011.

Like 'Pentimento', the record was made by layering new experimental pieces with a range of old four-track tape recordings that I had in my archive. And to that end I spent most of Christmas 2010, back home in Devon, looking through boxes of my old tapes.

In the process I discovered a recording of the sea at the North Somerset coast, from the mid 1990s, when I was a teenager, and when my family had a holiday place at Doniford Bay (a piece also referred to in one of the better pieces from 'Pentimento'). I used this tape and a some other old recordings to piece together a series of tracks that referred to Doniford, and to various other seaside places I'd known in my life.

The initial intention was for the first six tracks to be released as a mini-album/EP, but when the label which was going to co-release it with me folded, I continued to work on the record and ended up with a double album, largely due to the fact that the last track is over half an hour long.

Find out more about this album at danielland.co.uk/la-mer

credits

released May 28, 2011

tags

license

all rights reserved

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist

about

Daniel Land UK

Web store for Daniel Land and associated projects including Daniel Land & The Modern Painters, and riverrun.

contact / help

Contact Daniel Land

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code