LEVELLERS Peace 2CD + DVD

LEVELLERS Peace 2CD + DVD

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RELEASE DATE AUGUST 14 2020

2CD + DVD

Peace is the most relevant album of 2020. Its 11 electrifying songs are a charged reaction to a world that seems to be teetering on the edge of madness and self-destruction. The environment is buckling under the weight of humanity’s disregard, right-wing demagogues are spreading hatred and fear across supposedly civilised nations, society and culture is trapped in a death spiral that’s playing out in real time across social media.

 

It’s been a long journey to get here. Peace arrives almost eight years since the Brighton band’s last album of original material, 2012’s Static On The Airwaves. Produced at the band’s own Metway Studios by longtime collaborator Sean Lakeman, Peace possesses the clarity and directness of early Levellers classics such as their 1990 debut album A Weapon Called The Word and its landmark follow-up, Levelling The Land.

 

The Levellers have always been outsiders, even during that brief period when they found themselves in the mainstream spotlight in the 1990s. The margins are where they belong, and it’s where they’re happiest. But being outsiders doesn’t mean irrelevance. In the 30 years since they announced themselves with A Weapon Called The Word, the Levellers have created their own self-sufficient world, one that includes everything from their studio to their own festival. The fire that fuelled them 30 years ago is far from being extinguished. With Peace, that fire burns brighter than ever.

TRACKLISTING:

CD1

  1. Food, Roof, Family
  2. Generation Fear
  3. Four Boys Lost
  4. Burning Hate Like Fire
  5. Born That Way
  6. Our New Day
  7. Calling Out
  8. Ghosts In The Water
  9. The Men Who Would Be King
  10. Albion & Phoenix
  11. Our Future

 

2CD (bonus tracks)

  1. All The Unknown
  2. Sleep Well
  3. Improperty
  4. Revelation
  5. The Men who would be King (Max Pashm Remix)
  6. That Way Born (Hannah Moule Remake)
  7. Burning Hate Like Fire (Lean Fiddler Remix)
  8. Generation Fear (Alex Banks Remix)
  9. Our Future (Cut La Roc Remix)

 

DVD

PEACE – THE VIDEO ALBUM

Food Roof Family (Live at Metway) / Generation Fear / Video Nasty / Four Boys Lost / Burning Hate Like Fire / Born That Way / Our New Day (Live at Metway) / Calling Out / Ghosts in the Water (Acoustic – Live  at Metway) / The Men who would be King / Albion & Phoenix / Our Future