Patrick Watson

Wave

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Wave is about having a wave knock you over when you realize everything you have in life can be wiped away in a moment – and then learning how not to drown in the process.

During the making of his sixth album, Patrick lost his mother, his longtime drummer left the group, and he and his partner separated. Watson brought...

During the making of his sixth album, Patrick lost his mother, his longtime drummer left the group, and he and his partner separated. Watson brought a notebook underneath the waves and composed tunes about melancholy while listening to the lonely hymns of mermaids.

The songs are about how sometimes you have to sing a love song to yourself when no one else will, allowing the sound carry you and learning to trust where you will land. It is very personal and intimate, and it is the most humble of all their records.

It’s the difference between singing a solo at a stranger’s grave as a child and singing one at your own mother’s funeral.

Product Details

WAV Files
16-bit/44.1k
MP3 Files
320 kbps
Label
Secret City Records
Release Date
October 18, 2019

Musicians

Patrick Watson
Vocals / Piano
Mikhail Stein
Bass
Joe Grass
Guitar
Robbie Kuster / Evan Tighe
Drums
Annie Gadbois
Cello
Mélanie Belair / Madeleine Messier
Violin
Ligia Paquin
Viola
Pietro Amato
French horn
Ariel Engle / Charlotte Loseth / Erika Angell
Vocals
FILMharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra

Production Credits

Production
Patrick Watson
Mixing
Patrick Watson / Rob Heany
Mastering
Greg Calbi

Compositions

Dream for Dreaming
Patrick Watson
The Wave
Patrick Watson
Strange Rain
Patrick Watson / Mikhail Stein
Melody Noir
Patrick Watson / Mikhail Stein
Broken
Patrick Watson
Turn Out The Lights
Patrick Watson / Mikhail Stein
Wild Flower
Patrick Watson / Joe Grass
Look At You
Patrick Watson / Mikhail Stein
Drive
Patrick Watson / Joe Grass
Here Comes The River
Patrick Watson / Joe Grass