Sideways Slanting, Blanket Ivory Statues

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Written during the Never Out Loud recording sessions 2011.

A very special thanks to Christopher Barn, without doubt one of the greatest musicians I've ever met. These tracks wouldn't exist without you.


At the first sign of trouble I'll sell you down the river
Wave your inconstancies aside in time
Don't look so surprised, we'll be fine, you could write it down
Root it out and tie it to the ground

So don't go waning and wilting, stay by the lines
And thank all the roads that chose this ministry
These times may come and your colours may run my friend
But pay it no mind these rivers often bend


from Spire Cranes, released April 24, 2014
Written by Richard Smyth
Recorded and Produced by Christopher Barn and Richard Smyth



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Spire Cranes is the math-rock/electronica project of Kent-based artist Richard Smyth.

Writing, recording, producing and playing all of the instruments himself, Spire Cranes blends elements of jagged edged IDM with aggressively ethereal guitars, tribalistic Japanese drum styles and neo-classical instrumentation.
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