We Were Never Here Photobook + CD

from Wayside & Woodland Recordings

epic45 have dedicated their music-making career to the ordinary threads that run through life. Their releases have always featured documentary photography either curated from family albums or created by themselves. We Were Never Here is the duo’s first photography book with a CD companion of all new work. Photographs were taken and the music was created in South Staffordshire 2019-2020.

In 48 pages the book documents familiar suburban and semi-rural ‘nowhere places’ that exist between large towns and cities, motorways and dual carriageways. A convenience of commuter belt paradises, with row upon row of clinically aligned sensible housing (for those that can afford it!). And the spaces between these where you might find a gate restricting access that leads to no place in particular, or an abandoned outbuilding claiming territory as a dilapidated indicator of ownership.

"I found a kinship with the works of George Shaw. It mirrored the eye for mundane detail that runs through our visual work and the poignancy that can convey" ~ Ben Holton, one half of epic45.

Please note: prices are for UK first class and Standard International shipping, this doesn't include tracking. If you specifically need your parcel to be tracked please email sales@waysideandwoodland.com, there will be an extra charge.

Includes unlimited streaming of We Were Never Here via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Wayside & Woodland Recordings England, UK

Wayside & Woodland Recordings was founded by Ben Holton and Rob Glover, and is based in South Staffordshire & The West Midlands.

The home label of epic45, My Autumn Empire and Field Harmonics.

And has released works by E.L. Heath, Component#4, Richard Youngs, Oliver Cherer and Mark Van Hoen.
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