Tonefloating : The Use of Ashes vs Steven Wilson

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"Tonefloating : The Use of Ashes vs Steven Wilson"
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Single by Porcupine Tree
Released February, 2000
Recorded July 1999, February 2000
Genre Rock
Label Tonefloat
Porcupine Tree singles chronology
"'Stars Die - Rare and Unreleased'"
"Tonefloating : The Use of Ashes vs Steven Wilson"
"'Transmission IV'"

Stars Die - Rare and Unreleased
Tonefloating : The Use of Ashes vs Steven Wilson
Transmission IV

"Tonefloating : The Use of Ashes vs Steven Wilson" is a seven-inch LP single released by Dutch record label Tonefloat in order to promote two of their most recognized signed artists. It was recorded during an acoustic concert in Delft, the Netherlands on Feb 27, 2000 where both artists performed. There are about 200 copies in existence which were given to people attending the concert.

Single (music) type of music release usually containing one or two tracks

In the music industry, a single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record or an album. This can be released for sale to the public in a variety of different formats. In most cases, a single is a song that is released separately from an album, although it usually also appears on an album. Typically, these are the songs from albums that are released separately for promotional uses such as digital download or commercial radio airplay and are expected to be the most popular. In other cases a recording released as a single may not appear on an album.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

Delft City and municipality in South Holland, Netherlands

Delft is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. It is located between Rotterdam, to the southeast, and The Hague, to the northwest. Together with them, it is part of both Rotterdam–The Hague metropolitan area and the Randstad.

The Steven Wilson side of the single features a demo recorded in July 1999 of a song written for Porcupine Tree but not recorded yet at the time. That song was later included in the single for Shesmovedon and in the compilation album Recordings .

Steven Wilson English musician and songwriter

Steven John Wilson is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, most closely associated with the progressive rock genre. Currently a solo artist, he became known as the founder, lead guitarist, lead vocalist and songwriter of the band Porcupine Tree, as well as being a member of several other bands.

Porcupine Tree British progressive rock band

Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music. By late 1993, however, he wanted to work in a band environment, bringing on frequent collaborators Richard Barbieri as keyboardist, Colin Edwin as bassist, and Chris Maitland as drummer to form the first permanent lineup. With Wilson as lead vocalist and guitarist, this remained the lineup until February 2002, when Maitland left the band and Gavin Harrison was recruited to replace him.

Shesmovedon 2000 single by Porcupine Tree

Shesmovedon is a single by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, released in July 2000, from the Lightbulb Sun album. It came in three forms: a regular CD, a limited-version CD and a 7" vinyl. The single reached #4 in the NME independent chart in its first week of release.

Track listing

  1. A/ The Use of Ashes - Rainbird (demo)
  2. B/ Steven Wilson - Cure for Optimism (edit) (3:58)

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