Watery Grave (EP)

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Watery Grave
EP by Miracle Fortress
Released Winter, 2005
Recorded Friendship Cove, Montreal, Quebec
Genre Indie rock
Label self-released
Producer Graham Van Pelt
Miracle Fortress chronology
Watery Grave
Five Roses

The Watery Grave EP was Graham Van Pelt's first release under his solo project Miracle Fortress. The self-released five-song EP was recorded in 2005 at Friendship Cove, a recording studio/indie rock venue owned by Van Pelt and fellow friend Jack Dylan. [1] The success of Watery Grave gained Van Pelt the attention of record label Secret City of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This led to a collaboration that yielded his first full-length album Five Roses . [2]

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Miracle Fortress is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec. The band's studio work is primarily a solo, project of songwriter Graham Van Pelt, who is accompanied by the rest of the band during live shows.

Secret City Records is an independent record label founded in 2006 and based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Copies of the Watery Grave EP are currently out of print, and can only be purchased at shows and through their official MySpace page. [3]

Track listing

  1. "Watery Grave" - 2:22
  2. "Forgiven" - 2:20
  3. "Secret Passage Way" - 4:12
  4. "Eschatology" - 3:05
  5. "Sacred Flowers" - 3:32


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  1. Secret City Records: "Miracle Fortress Biography", SecretCityRecords.com, retrieved December 13, 2007.
  2. Margaret Reges: Allmusic, "Miracle Fortress", allmusic.com, retrieved January 15, 2008.
  3. Official MySpace Page, "Miracle Fortress", myspace.com, retrieved January 15, 2008.