Dutch musician Stephen Emmer has been making music since the late '70s, ranging from the worlds of free jazz to symphonic rock to new wave and art punk. His eclectic career also brought him to create the 2007 album Recitement, which combined writers such as Yoko Ono and Lou Reed reading their own works over music composed by Emmer. Now he has a new album, International Blue, an austere, mature collection of songs with guest vocals from singers such as Liam McKahey of Cousteau, Glenn Gregory of Heaven 17, and Midge Ure of Ultravox. Production was handled by the legendary Tony Visconti, the man behind many classic albums from David Bowie, T. Rex and Iggy Pop.
International Blue is out on September 16, and can be ordered here.
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