180 gram vinyl LP pressing. Four-time Grammy nominee, multi-instrumentalist and producer Steven Wilson issues 4 1/2, so titled because it forms an interim release between his recently released fourth album Hand. Cannot. Erase. And his next studio album. 4 1/2 comprises 6 tracks with a total running time of 37 minutes. 4 of the songs originated during the sessions for Hand. Cannot. Erase., and one from the recording sessions for the previous album The Raven that Refused to Sing. The final track is a version of "Don't Hate Me, " a song originally recorded by Porcupine Tree in 1998, and is based on a live recording made on the recent tour of Europe with additional recording later done in the studio. The vocals on this new version are sung as a duet between Steven and Ninet Tayeb. Also appearing on the album are members of Steven's band over the last few years; Adam Holzman, Nick Beggs, Guthrie Govan, Dave Kilminster, Craig Blundell, Marco Minnemann, Chad Wackerman, and Theo Travis.
My Book of Regrets (09:23)
Year of the Plague (04:15)
Happiness III (04:31)
Sunday Rain Sets in (03:50)
Don't Hate Me (09:34)
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.