Stonehenge Welcomes Careful Drivers (VRLP-009) Velvet Razor's Album released in April 2017

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Stonehenge Welcomes Careful Drivers LP

“Take this gun” by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor Album “Stonehenge Welcomes Careful Drivers” Released in April 2017

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This song is about how social conventions tie us up in circles and it’s also about breaking free, giving in to our desires.
It’s the liberating feeling it creates when you let your hair down drop your inhibitions. You always have a choice, we’re just trying to tempt you…

Influences::

Greenday, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden
 

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“Tears me apart” by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor EP “Stonehenge Welcomes Careful Drivers” Released in April 2017

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This song is about love, relationships and what happens when things get tough.

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AC/DC, Beatles, The Who, Oasis, Blur
 

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“I dream of you” by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor EP “Stonehenge Welcomes Careful Drivers” Released in April 2017

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This is about a person that you just can’t get out of your head, they are not the sensible choice. You know they are wrong for you in so many ways, yet at the same time they are totally intoxicating and you can’t clear them out of your head.  This is a song that is considered to be a lively piece of Velvet Razor’s live music set.

Influences::

GNR, AC/DC, Aerosmith

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"Antidote" by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor Album "Hex" Released in December 2010

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“Antidote” is a song about a loss of innocence and how as time passes, we get the feeling of losing our soul. How the world twists our intentions until we only find solace in a strong relationship; which can curb our darker instincts of hatred and revenge.

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Nirvana, Pearl Jam

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“Lovers lament” by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor Album “Hex” Released in December 2010

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Lover’s lament is set during the North American war of Independence. The protagonist is a war weary soldier, an officer who returns back from war at the end of summer to find his marriage has broken down, he hears rumours of his wife’s dalliances and he struggles to come to terms with the atrocities that he has committed in the name of war.

Influences::

Muse, U2, Radiohead

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"The shimmering sun" by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor EP "The Wyvern - The WSC (Wessex) Studio Sessions" First released in February 2008
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This song contains Electric Guitar & Acoustic guitars, (both 6 string and 12 string variety). The music is infused with war siren keyboards, as well as arpeggio piano runs. It is in the style of an arabesque rock. The song is driven by insistent throbbing bass guitar riffs and all transported by dynamic drums by a rhythmic, tasteful and powerful drummer. This song evokes far away lands, ancient as well as modern times. It speaks of forbidden mystical love, the multitude of obstacles for its protagonist; it echoes the futility of wars and its location is in the deep desert among the sand dunes. It talks of the human condition and the ephemeral nature of human existence. It hints at recent wars, current wars and of battles yet to come. It talks of the cosmic evil that infects mans psyche and leads him in droves to his ultimate destruction. This song should definitely appeal to Indie rock music fans everywhere.

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Though this has mainstream appeal this song is unusual with its middle east rhythms and tones merged with western rock and pop music. This is a song that has touches of the music of Robert Plant , The Cult , Led Zeppelin , Peter Gabriel and Eric Serra .

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"All for the love of a fool" by Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor Debut Album "The day the Earth Rocked" Released in July 2004
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This is a medieval acoustic rock piece with alternate tuning guitars, mandolins, medieval style drumming and harmony vocals. Complete with “Zepplinesque” overtones, I wrote this song while working in the USA for six months. It’s strange that I should go that far away from home to write a traditional English-style Medieval  Folk song. Maybe there was a subliminal yearning  for the country of my birth. Something about the medieval, Celtic and Norse times resonate with me stories by the camp fire, legends and verses captured in song about great heroes, quests, fair lady, dark evil enemies, dragons and other magical mythological creatures.

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 This is a song that has touches of the music of Steeleye Span, REM, and Led Zeppelin.

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"Calling You" written by Joe Gomez/Dave Kent/William Kent Velvet Razor (C) 2017 All rights reserved. Taken from the Velvet Razor Album "Hex" Released in December 2010
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 This song is primarily about communication, but also perceptions, mainly wrong perceptions.
Its how people read a book by its cover, also the lies and manipulations in relationships.
When we allow wrong impressions and purely selfish motives to guide us this is the path
to aggression, miscommunication; put this on a larger scale – War…

Influences::

 Duran Duran, REM, The Police, The Cure

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Dancers in time"
by Velvet Razor (C) 2017
All rights reserved.
Taken from the Velvet Razor Album "Hex"
Released in December 2010
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This song is memory, the transition of time
and the ephemeral nature of happiness.
An ode to what might have been and the choices we make.
Where they lead us to and where would our lives have
gone, if we had made different choices.
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