Accompanied with fantastic album reviews the Turku-Finland based singer/songwriter and iTunes chart-topper Mauri Dark releases his debut album, Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man.
Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man, the album, was written, produced, recorded and performed by Mauri Dark. The sound was crafted with Mixing Engineer / Associate Producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Apocalyptica), Mastering Engineer Vlado Meller (Metallica, Johnny Cash) and Associate Producer Jussi Vuola
The album is founded on Mauri Dark’s experience: 25 years of songwriting, 8 albums, and 500 shows with different bands and instruments. Strong compositions and lyrics are led by Mauri’s low voice and backed by acoustic baritone guitar, with varying moods and soundscapes. The atmospheric, discreet backgrounds are built with acoustic instruments such as piano, pump organ, cello and upright bass, adding electric guitar ambience (á la Pink Floyd, Ennio Morricone’s Western soundtracks, blues and jazz), and acoustic drums and electric bass on two tracks.
“Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man is a dream come true record,” Mauri Dark says. “It combines everything I have learned about music and life. It is emotional, sincere and timeless acoustic album full of moods and stories in the spirit of Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake. I made it with the best professionals simply for the love of music.”
Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man album is released on December 18 via EluccaArts on digital, CD and vinyl LP formats.
01 Poison Woman (3rd SINGLE, LYRIC VIDEO & FULL ALBUM Dec 18)
02 Worst Enemy
04 Love Will Prevail
05 Shades Of Gray
06 Chains Of Solitude
07 Hymn For A Wanderer
08 Thin Line Of Understanding (2nd SINGLE Nov 19)
09 Up To Us
10 Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man (1st SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO Nov 6)