Blackfield V is the fifth studio album by art rock band Blackfield. Recorded over a year and a half period across 2015 and 2016, the album, initially intended for release on 18 November 2016, was later delayed to 10 February 2017.
Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen handle vocals, guitars, and keyboards, alongside guests Tomer Z on drums, Eran Mitelman on keyboards, and strings performances by the London Session Orchestra. Legendary producer, engineer Alan Parsons produced three of the album's key tracks.
Blackfield II has emerged to be the second studio album by the Blackfield band. This album was recorded in London and Tel Aviv and it was later released on March 6, 2007, in United States and February 13, 2007, in Europe. This album entails a one-pack rock, mournful melancholic collections of songs. Blackfield IV has grown to be the type of Aviv Geffen solo album with the aid of some friends such as Steven Wilsons who offered vocal assistance. There are several tracks in this album namely: X-Ray, firefly, after the rain, lost souls, Jupiter, kissed by the devil, sense of insanity, and the only fool is me among other songs.
Blackfield is a collaborative music project by the English musician and founder of Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson, and Israeli rock singer Aviv Geffen. Together, five albums have been released under the moniker: Blackfield and Blackfield II as equal partners, and Welcome to my DNA and Blackfield IV with Geffen taking a leading role.
Blackfield first formed back in 2004 as a collaboration between Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen after the two met in Israel following a Porcupine Tree show. The debut album was a great mix of Geffen and Wilson’s melancholic style set against more alternative pop setting. The result was Porcupine Tree-lite, whereas songs that might have usually gone 10 minutes as Porcupine Tree, within Blackfield were 3-4 minutes at the most. The follow up, Blackfield II, was a continuation of the first album.
The 10 track album was first issued by Helicon/Universal in Israel in February 2004 and spawned two huge hit singles in "Hello" and "Pain". The success of the album meant that the next step to making Blackfield a live band could be taken, and in February a 5 piece band version of Blackfield made their debut by performing on several prime time Israeli TV shows. The Blackfield album looks set to be one of the most important releases of 2004.
Blackfield IV is the fourth studio album by Blackfield, the musical collaboration by Aviv Geffen and Steven Wilson. Similar to their third album, Welcome to My DNA, Geffen has taken over more active duties on the album while Wilson focuses on his solo career. The album was released on 26 August 2013. Blackfield V. Blackfield V is the fifth studio album by art rock band Blackfield.
The album was re-released in August of the same year with an additional three-track bonus disc, followed by a later pressing that contains the album and the three bonus tracks all on one CD. Two songs are covers in English of earlier Aviv Geffen songs in Hebrew, "Cloudy Now" (עכשיו מעונן) from 1993 and "Scars" (צלקות) from 2000. In the latter case, Aviv's original studio recording was simply re-used with newly sung vocals. Four singles were released from the album: "Hello", "Pain", "Blackfield" and "Cloudy Now".
|1||A Drop In The Ocean||1:36|
|3||How Was Your Ride?||3:58|
|4||We'll Never Be Apart||2:55|
|6||Life Is An Ocean||3:27|
|13||From 44 To 48||4:31|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Kscope
- Record Company – Snapper Music Plc
- Copyright (c) – Blackfield
Notes℗ Kscope, a division of Snapper Music plc © Blackfield.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- ASIN: B01LVTT9PM
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