BLACKFIELD is a collaboration of British mastermind Steve Wilson (PORCUPINE
TREE, NO-MAN, I.E.M.) and Aviv Geffen who is an Israelian songwriter. They
made a Israelian release in January 2004 of the "Blackfield" album,
this European 2004 release of "Blackfield" comes with a free
3 song EP, containing the songs "Perfect World" "Where
is My Love?" and a live recording of "Cloudy Now". Musically
this album is quite particular with great emphasis on deep instrumental tones
and remarkable sound. Most of the singing
is performed by Steven Wilson and carried with his little psychedelic phasing
and haunting harmonies. Drumming is handled on the album by the likes of Gavin
Harrison, Chris Maitland(!) and Jeremy Kaplan. Instrumentally the songs on
BLACKFIELD contain lots of fluid guitar work, symphonic strings and lots of
Overall a fantastic album full of highly memorable songs and that certain spark
that seems to follow Steve Wilson around where ever he travels.
Influences / Similar Artists:
Porcupine Tree, No-Man, Bass Communion, I.E.M.