Hand. Cannot. Erase. Is the new album by British musician Steven Wilson and it’s taken an entire audience by storm! Its official release date was February 27, 2015 and was recorded by Air Studios, London, Uk. All band members from the previous albums are on this one, and Steven Wilson himself said the goal was to make this album less “jazzy” compared to some of the previous albums he has made.
Wilson has said that the album is written to be interpreted in a female perspective. What many fans don’t know is that Steven Wilson was inspired for this album by the case of Joyce Carol Vincent. She was a woman who lived in a big city and ended up dying in her apartment. On top of that for 3 years no one came looking for her, even though she had plenty of family and friends.
There is also a deluxe version of this album available. Wilson and the band is currently touring throughout Europe to promote their new album along with perform it. Make sure to check for shows and buy tickets. For those who are wondering, Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Has been given great reviews from critics, and has an average score of 89 out of 100 from seven different critics. Metal Hammer said it was “another masterpiece.” FDRMX stated that “Hand. Cannot. Erase. Grabs your full attention from beginning to the very final note, and that’s a sign of a great album.”
If you haven’t bought a copy of this album yet, then you’re missing out. This album is by far some of Steven Wilson’s best works, and it will take you on a journey of a life time. Go get yourself a copy, sit back, hit play and embark on an adventure of epic proportions.