Stan Deely on Aeriel – A Sky of Honey
AERIAL – A SKY OF HONEY I was fairly impressed with this album/song suite on the first few listens. I found it nice and relaxing. More acoustic and piano-y than a lot of her work. Then I started to get a bit bored with its pastoralism and thought it’s a bit boring and tasteful for my liking. Midway through reviewing I went to see my childhood idols Gang of Four play live and they were amazing. Since then I have been on a bit of a post punk jag and this album doesn’t really fit it with where I’m at at the moment but I have bit my lip and given it a few more plays – just to get it finished with. I think I’m going to give the Directors Cut a swerve and review 50 Words for Snow before the end of the year. As Dave Amitri will attest immersing oneself in one artist’s work one album a month can seriously impair one’s enjoyment of their work. PRELUDE and PROLOGUE After a brief intro from a child’s voice we have Kate on solo piano and background hum. A soundscape. » Continue Reading.