Marty Willson-Piper

Marty Willson-Piper

At last, the fifth solo album ‘Hanging Out In Heaven’ from Marty Willson-Piper (The Church, All About Eve) has been released on vinyl via Schoolkids Records. Now available on vinyl for the first time ever. Available on blue-tinged vinyl as a heavy-weight gatefold double LP,  it includes two bonus tracks ‘Queen In Her Jeans’ and ‘Dressed Up As You’. This album’s release was scheduled for Record Store Day2019.

It’s been a long wait for this vinyl edition of one of Marty’s seminal albums. Originally released in 2000 via San Francisco’s Heyday Records, the intention was always to release it on vinyl. 19 years later, it’s finally happening.

“At last, my fifth solo album, Hanging Out In Heaven, will be released through Schoolkids Records on Record Store Day. It’s been a long wait for one of my most well-received records. The album has new artwork and comes on blue double vinyl with two extra tracks. Recorded in sessions in L.A. and Sweden with the two added songs recorded in London, the album contains some of the most emotional and poignant songs I ever wrote,” says Marty Willson-Piper.

This album from Marty Willson-Piper follows up the success of last year’s Record Store Day vinyl release of ‘Spirit Level’ also via Schoolkids Records, which was originally released in 1992.
Marty Willson-Piper has been writing and performing internationally for over 35 years. He is best known as a long-time member of Australian psychedelic rock band The Church, who he was with from its inception through to 2013. He joined All About Eve in the ’90s, releasing two studio albums and several live albums with them.

He is also lead singer and lyricist with Swedish band MOAT, a touring member of Swedish Prog legends Anekdoten, and half of the duo Noctorum with producer Dare Mason. Since the mid-1980s, Willson-Piper has maintained a steady solo output, releasing six solo studio albums and three live solo albums to date. He has also co-written music with many artists, including Grace Slick, Aimee Mann, Susannah Hoffs and Linda Perry.

Marty Willson-Piper’s most recent album is ‘The Afterlife’ by his duo Noctorum in mid-February on CD and vinyl, also through Schoolkids Records. This successfully crowdfunded, this album has charted in four separate Billboard charts in the first week after release.

This release is limited to 1,000 copies. While this album is streamable via Spotify, only the vinyl edition includes these two exclusive bonus tracks.

01 Forget the Radio
02 Swan
03 Wondering
04 Sanctuary
05 Waves Towards the Moon
06 Goodbye
07 I Don’t Think So
08 Watching Us
09 You Bring Your Love to Me
10 After Eight
11 All Those Wires
12 1929 Vintage Wine
13 Wreck (A Sea Shanty)
14 What Is Her Name
15 All That Remains
16 Queen In Her Jeans
17 Dressed Up As You

Marty Willson-Piper – Forget The Radio

Marty Willson-Piper – Wondering

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Artist location – Penzance England

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