℗ 2017 Anathema
 

The Optimist

Anathema

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1
32.63n 117.14w
Anathema
1:18
2
Leaving It Behind
Anathema
4:27
3
Endless Ways
Anathema
5:49
4
The Optimist
Anathema
5:37
5
San Francisco
Anathema
4:59
6
Springfield
Anathema
5:49
7
Ghosts
Anathema
4:17
8
Can't Let Go
Anathema
5:00
9
Close Your Eyes
Anathema
3:39
10
Wildfires
Anathema
5:40
11
Back to the Start
Anathema
11:41
Total Playing Time    58:16
"[Producer Tony Doogan] suggested that we record as a live band, which we hadn’t done for years. Having played a few tunes on the last tour, we were ready for that. Tony wanted to capture that energy you can only get with everyone facing each other… It makes a big difference."
- Vincent Cavanagh, Anathema

British alt-rockers Anathema return with their progressive, dreamy post-rock sound on The Optimist, an eleven track effort that continues the group’s two decade-long musical evolution. Their mastery at crafting powerful songs is palpable on tracks like lead-single Springfield which erupts out of minimalistic drums, ethereal vocals and contemplative piano.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Anathema under exclusive licence to Snapper Music plc Studio Masters

Tracks 1, 5 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit

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