Basilica

Basilica

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Basilica present a powerful blend of Rock/Electronica and Alternative music that has stunned the live audiences who have seen them play.

Biography

Basilica’s powerful and imaginative debut album “Sins of the Flesh” was released in the UK on 28th June 2004. Mixing inventive melodic Alt Rock and Gothic influences with leftfield and electronic vibes the album takes you on a sonic journey through the life and times of a female serial killer.

The album is out on Basilica’s own self-titled label, Basilicamusic and is distributed by Pro-Sonic/Plastic Head. It features the impressive songwriting of multi-instrumentalist Paul Kirkpatrick and the soothing vocals of Adelle Kirk, the 23 year old former Kirk & Kushty member whose alluring voice intensifies the dark, sometimes disturbing quality of the songs.

The consequence is an album of deeply emotional soundscapes bathed in contrasting dynamics, intelligent lyrics, cool melodies and an imaginative mixing of styles and sounds

The music has certainly struck a chord with radio programmers across an unusually wide cross-section of UK radio. Among those who have given the album the thumbs up are GWR, Kiss, BBC 6 Music, The Storm, Radio 2XS, BCB and Phoenix FM plus a variety of regional stations.

The album is also gaining international airplay in Australia, USA, New Zealand, Canada, Germany , Brazil and Russia.

Sins of the Flesh, is gathering momentum with distributor Pro-Sonic reporting pre-orders from all the key High Street chains. It is also available online from all major outlets and from www.basilicamusic.com

Basilica have also signed a Digital Distribution deal with Turmic Records to make the album available to download at Napster, iTunes etc and have teamed up with Belgium visual software company Arkaos to produce their promo video for “Crushed” from the album.

The band are currently working on the follow up album "13th Station" which is taking the Basilica sound to a whole new level. They recently sold out The Garage in London twice where they showcased the new powerful Basilica sound and road tested the new material using a full band line up. The new album will be released in 2007

Lyrics

Crushed

Written By: Paul Kirkpatrick

Abandoned, unfed, left to bleed on my doorstep
Kind of alone, but surrounded by possessions I own

Reflection unclean, tainted by all I’ve seen
Kind of unsure, this circumstance, impure?

Crushed by the situation
I’m crushed by your expectation
Crushed by my contemplation
Crushed by your hesitation

Situations unknown, torn to shreds by all I’ve been shown
Kind of unseen, hide it away, it’s too obscene
Never enough, the victims of unrequited love
Victims of unrequited love
Never been loved, never been shown

Crushed by the situation
The weight of your expectation
Crushed by my contemplation
Crushed by your condemnation

Crushed by the situation
I’m crushed by your suffocation
Crushed by my contemplation
Crushed by your hesitation

Crushed by the situation
The weight of your expectation
Crushed by my contemplation
Crushed by your condemnation

Abandoned, unfed, left to bleed on my doorstep
Kind of alone, but surrounded by possessions I own
Reflection unclean, tainted by all I’ve seen
Kind of unsure, this circumstance, impure?

Discography

2004 - Sins of the Flesh - Album
Look out for tracks from Basilica at iTunes, MySpace and CDBaby

Set List

Basilica play an hour set of original material complete with synchronised image projection. The set is powerful and would suit any Rock/Indie venues or festivals