After the band approached artist Mark Wilkinson (Marillion, Iron Maiden) he was so enthusiastic about the band’s sound and ethos he set about designing No Machine’s first ever cover art. Given the brief of a fine line separating man and machine, it comes as the perfect visual complement to a dramatic rock band with an ear for a razor sharp pop hook. With the finishing touches currently being made at Mayfair Studios (Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’, Blur’s 1997 album, ‘Blur’), fans are already anticipating the release of their first proper studio album. What can we expect? “We’re really excited with the results,” says Al. “There’s lots of great brass and orchestration in there.
Beck’s dad (David Campbell), who did the last Metallica album, is also doing the string arrangements for us.” Taking journeys through ska, progressive rock and punk, the classically trained musicians have developed their own unique brand of psychedelic pop. Several band names and personnel changes down the line, they have found their ideal line-up and are now ready to bring No Machine to the world. Hold on tight… Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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