Only for completionists (0%). This is ELEGANT SIMPLICITY's 10th album and it's all instrumental. Purity and Despair is an instrumental recording from 1998 and was perhaps the first Elegant Simplicity album to hit the prog world with any impact and make a few of us sit up and notice. When Darkness Falls" is whopping nearly 14 minute groove exercise in shifting moods and atmospheres, initially with ballsy synth and guitar-driven interventions, propelled by slick bass and solid drumming, with various flute intermezzos generally escorted by some deep mellotron surges.
Purity and Despair (1998). from As It Was by Elegant Simplicity. Streaming + Download. Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app. Purchasable with gift card. ELEGANT SIMPLICITY are a Progressive Rock Band from the UK. That is all you need to know. Be yourself, everyone else is taken". Stunning live album form one of the UKs finest beat combos! Elegant Simplicity. The Occultation Of Light by Mondo Drag. Hard rocking, groovy stuff! Elegant Simplicity. Hold Me Forever (In memory of my mom Nancy York Carroll) by Bucketheadland.
Purity and Despair – Gone! 26th October 201727th October 2017 by Steven McCabe. This is a very quick notification to let you know that our highly regarded (and one of my personal favourites) 1998 album Purity and Despair is now sold out on CD. That’s it. All gone. Totally and utterly left the building! Luckily, the digital version will live forever! Our Discography has also been updated accordingly.
Purity And Despair '1998. 1. (00:13:49) Elegant Simplicity - When Darkness Falls. 2. (00:14:14) Elegant Simplicity - The Quantum Of Solace. 3. (00:19:40) Elegant Simplicity - Tranquility And Drift. 4. (00:12:01) Elegant Simplicity - Aching Desire. 5. (00:07:44) Elegant Simplicity - Purity And Despair. Purity And Despair/ - . 0. Purity And Despair/Elegant Simplicity - Purity and Despair. Purity And Despair/Purity back.
The influences you can hear are CAMEL, ELP, IQ, JETHRO TULL, KITARO, Mike OLDFIELD, Anthony PHILLIPS and Rick WAKEMAN. Tracklist: 1. When Darkness Falls (13:49) 2. The Quantum of Solace (14:13) 3. Tranquility and Drift (19:40) 4. Aching Desire (12:00) 5. Purity and Despair (7:43).
Elegant Simplicity (UK) - 1998 - "Purity and Despair" ("Proximity"). When Darkness Falls 13:50 2. The Quantum of Solace 14:12 3. Tranquility and Drift 19:40 4. Aching Desire 12:00 5. Purity and Despair 7:48. Total playing time: 67 min. Steven McCabe - guitars & keyboards; flute; mandolin Peter Douglas - drums/percussion Gilbert Ross - bass. As for me, this is (a) very pleasant discovery, because all I've read earlier about this band-project (now I know it!), does correspond to reality far not always (seems to mirror reality).
ELEGANT SIMPLICITY released PURITY AND DESPAIR, in 1998. When Darkness Falls (1. 0). The Quantum Of Solace (1. 2). Tranquillity and Drift (1. Aching Desire (1. Purity and Despair (. 8). Steven McCabe keyboards, and other insruments.
Simplicity is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass that was released in 1967. Simplicity was reissued with A Sign of the Times on CD by Euphoria Records in 2002. You and Me" (Vinicius de Moraes, Carlos Lyra). 'Tis Autumn" (Henry Nemo). Luciana" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, de Moraes, Gene Lees).
|1||When Darkness Falls||13:50|
|2||The Quantum Of Solace||14:12|
|3||Tranquility And Drift||19:40|
|5||Purity And Despair||7:48|
- Distributed By – Proximity Records
- Marketed By – Proximity Records
- Manufactured By – A To Z Music Services
NotesManufactured in the UK by A to Z Music Services.
℗ 1998 Proximity
© 1998 S.M. McCabe/Elegant Music
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5 019148 617150
- Matrix / Runout: C9066 ESCD 10
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L123
- Mould SID Code: ifpi 2317