Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters

Mark Peters releases a second solo album Red Sunset Dreams. The follow-up to his hugely acclaimed debut Innerland, which was one of Rough Trade’s albums of the year when it came out in 2018, it features a number of guest musicians, including former One Dove singer and songwriter Dot Allison and pedal steel legend BJ Cole.

Like its predecessor, Red Sunset Dreams is an album about an imaginary landscape. Whereas Innerland was an introspective psychogeographic trip inspired by Mark’s move back to his hometown of Wigan and the memories it stirred up, Red Sunset Dreams looks outwards, across the Atlantic to the United States of America, but very much through a UK prism; a representation of the subconscious Americana that’s buried deep in our collective psyches.

The result is an incredibly evocative trip through the landscapes of old Western movies, exploring their links with the North West of England while touching on wider themes such as isolation, freedom and dementia. Sonically, it builds on the palette of the previous record with instrumentation equally inspired by the ascendant ambient Americana movement and classic country-rock.

As a result it ends up somewhere between Acetone’s peerless I Guess I Would, Diamond Head-era Phil Manzanera and the dusty instrumentals on the second disc of David Sylvian’s 1986 classic Gone To Earth.

Mark has spent the four years since Innerland recording and releasing Destiny Waiving, his third collaboration with Ulrich Schnauss, and recently followed up 2020’s new Engineers recordings (the ambient perambulations of Pictobug) with a reissue series of the band’s much sought after early albums.

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Red Sunset Dreams

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Mark Peters

Red Sunset Dreams

Sonic Cathedral
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Album artwork for Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters by Red Sunset Dreams - Mark Peters
Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
LP+

£23.99

Pantone Gold Sleeve.

Ochre with Red Swirl

Rough Trade Exclusive
Limited to 500 copies
Released 16/09/2022Catalogue Number

SCR230LPX

Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
CD

£11.99

Released 16/09/2022Catalogue Number

SCR230

Album artwork for Red Sunset Dreams by Mark Peters
LP

£22.99

Red
Limited to 750 copies
Released 16/09/2022Catalogue Number

SCR230LP

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Mark Peters releases a second solo album Red Sunset Dreams. The follow-up to his hugely acclaimed debut Innerland, which was one of Rough Trade’s albums of the year when it came out in 2018, it features a number of guest musicians, including former One Dove singer and songwriter Dot Allison and pedal steel legend BJ Cole.

Like its predecessor, Red Sunset Dreams is an album about an imaginary landscape. Whereas Innerland was an introspective psychogeographic trip inspired by Mark’s move back to his hometown of Wigan and the memories it stirred up, Red Sunset Dreams looks outwards, across the Atlantic to the United States of America, but very much through a UK prism; a representation of the subconscious Americana that’s buried deep in our collective psyches.

The result is an incredibly evocative trip through the landscapes of old Western movies, exploring their links with the North West of England while touching on wider themes such as isolation, freedom and dementia. Sonically, it builds on the palette of the previous record with instrumentation equally inspired by the ascendant ambient Americana movement and classic country-rock.

As a result it ends up somewhere between Acetone’s peerless I Guess I Would, Diamond Head-era Phil Manzanera and the dusty instrumentals on the second disc of David Sylvian’s 1986 classic Gone To Earth.

Mark has spent the four years since Innerland recording and releasing Destiny Waiving, his third collaboration with Ulrich Schnauss, and recently followed up 2020’s new Engineers recordings (the ambient perambulations of Pictobug) with a reissue series of the band’s much sought after early albums.