Ben Shepard's latest effort is an exercise in contrast,
spanning territories alien and natural, both stark and
verdant. Assembled in Brooklyn and San Francisco,
the record's lush instrumentation surrounds an
elegiac cast of supporting vocalists, contributed by
members of M83, Farallons, and Gregor Samsa.
Mercury Rev's Jeff Mercel provides drums, with
Juilliard master violinist Sarah Koenig-Plonskier
comprising the overdubbed string section. A colorful
collage of texture and shape, The Vision is intricate,
woven together like a melodic tapestry. The songs
evolve over time, revealing new rooms with
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.