The Glinting Spade [Special Edition]

IN GOWAN RING

LP (MN 1007) - MERLINN NOSE RECORDS

Limited Edition 100 copies

The special limited LP rerelease of the long time out-of-print and highly demanded album from 1999.
Limited to 100 copies on Orange/Black Splatter Vinyl and heavy Sleeve.

B'eirth, the man behind In Gowan Ring, emerges as a visionary bard of the green, healing man's connection to the otherworld...
A reposeful songwriting mixes with crystal clear and cleaning drones.
There are ecstatic chants of wind in the crowns of trees and mystical paths through enchanted gardens of nature, waiting to be taken...
People have visions, grown and evolved in the world within to be transcended into the world outside.
IN GOWAN RING is the vision of the American musician Bobin Eirth aka B'ee.
It shows a man on his journey, incarnating the music of his soul.
B'ee creates a truly vivid organism of sound which becomes outlined more an more during the creative process.
Next to the folk traditions of the western world B'ee has studied different music from many cultures to explore all similarities and differences and to make it all become part of his inner vision.
His works arise from the depths of his soul.
This explains why he just created three albums within the first ten years of his career. The third album „The glinting spade“ was awakened between 1997 and 1999 during a period of complete isolation and the detection of new musical influences with a childlike passion.
No big surprise that this music is a rather intimate affair.
B'ee's compositions are captured and detained by him and his fellow musicians partly with regular, partly with unique instruments that were created just for those recordings.
The spiritual mood of the songs gets driven by enchanting melodies and quite often ends up in rather mystifying kaleidoscopes of sound.
B'ee adds fresh inspiration and creativity to the tradition of the great ancestors of psychedelic folk and singer / songwriter of the 60s and 70s just like Donovan, Perry Leopold, Nick Drake or Exuma.
It is a blessing for all music lovers that this long out of print record now receives it’s well deserved reissue on vinyl and CD.

Tracklist :
1. Two Wax Dolls 5:34
2. To Thrum A Glassy Stem 4:04
3. Cipher's String On The Tree In The Dream Of The Queen 13:07
4. Bow Star 6:20
5. A Bee At The Dolmen's Dell 6:57
6. Arrowsmith's Fire 8:03
7. Milk Star 12:30

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