Paddy Roy Bates

by Abe
Doumen 06

Release date: 09 / 2016
Mastered: Helmut Erler at Dubplates and Mastering
Distribution: Diamonds and Pearls Berlin


A1: All trees stand tall
A2: Pursuance
A3: But those seagulls (are still out of reach)
A4: Far cry
A5: Sealand

B1: For John
B2: Realm
B3: Tanker cleaning
B4: Or
B5: Reprise
B6: OSC field
B7: Loch Lomond Whisky

The album is inspired by the music of Eric Dolphy and John Coltrane, Indian Raga and African Polyritmic structures and evolves around the story of Paddy Roy Bates, a british major and pirate radio broadcaster, who founded the micro nation ‘Principality of Sealand’ two months after the death of Coltrane.