Finally, after literally years of conception and planning (the songs were mostly there)
Dark and sinister in it's setting, the music itself features almost everything from light-footedness to gravity, from violence to calmness and from utter despair to glittering gleams of hope.
"When the storm unfolds, know that I will stand by you"
"All I need is you... You're the one who gets me through"
The characters featured in Adrian's first consequently story-driven musical narrative are, of course, fictuous (so don't worry about his state of mind – he's alright!). But as songwriting goes on for years and years there forms a blackish deposit on the bottom of the barrel, made out of songs that are – regardless of their sound! – too dark in their inner conception to be released among other songs who, in the worst case, are just about lost love.
Now the time has come to project all those against the backdrop of the
"You know that I need you to guide me through this mess..."
The journey, jumping back and forth in time, from the dim light of today to the lost and now shady glamour of past days, is made perceivable by an amazing set of songs that span across a vast variety of soundscapes and styles. Tuned up by many of Adrian's friends who put in all their musical skills and diversity, this album is pure joy to listen to – despite the somewhat depressive undertones. Songs that touch you and yet disturb you, songs to make you smile & wonder and yet shiver when
"Lead me, don't fear me my love, but beware of the fall... Love don't catch nothing at all"