Bright Angel Trail

by Raising Holy Sparks



Will be reissued soon on cdr by Reverb Worship.

'Dark and mysterious music for heathen dances around the fire in your living room. Immerse yourself in ancient wisdom.' Tomentosa

Being another page from A Mendicant Hymnal, concerning The Dreamer In The Dry Lake Valley...

“I knew that the real was yonder and that the darkened dream of it was here.” Black Elk, Black Elk Speaks


released October 15, 2013

David Colohan - Trombone & Voice
Gary Morrison - Modular Synthesizer
Declan Kelly - Walkie-Talkies

Recorded in Ballymahon, Dublin & below the city & by the sea in Salthill, Galway.

'One by one the cities fell, the lights went out. The world was dissolving, taking its stories with it. Soon it would be gone... The green fields of summer, the abandoned, time-stilled towns, the forests thick with shadow... They were like a vision, they had slipped into eternity, a zone beyond time. There and not there, a presence unseen but felt, like stars in the daytime sky.' Justin Cronin, The Twelve

For Paul Condon.



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David Colohan Ireland

'An eerie loveliness that should really be soundtracking a Werner Herzog film; indeed Popol Vuh’s work provides a useful reference point for Raising Holy Sparks as, similar to Vuh, the music herein is almost religious in its solemnity and grace.' The Active Listener ... more

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