Transformation

from by Ex Reverie

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1 USD

     

  • The first edition of the Isobel Gowdie project: a full 8" square 16-page booklet of artwork and lyrics, plus a cd of the album. This concept album is a collaboration between artist Julia Jeffrey and Gillian Chadwick of Ex Reverie. Working closely together for years, Gillian wrote songs and Julia created full-scale paintings inspired by the legendary confessions of Isobel Gowdie. Put on trial for witchcraft in 1662, Isobel's testimonies are infamous and as powerful today as they have ever been.

    Recorded with a version of Ex Reverie composed of some of Glasgow's finest musicians (members of Big Hogg, The Hidden Masters, Trembling Bells, and Trashcan Sinatras) on location in an old mill building in the shadow of castle ruins in Strathaven, Scotland, the album takes a heavy psychedelic trip through the world of a defiant witch. Full of powerful freedom and gleeful malice, Isobel's story is one of raw sexual and magical energy. A woman under heavy societal and religious restrictions, Isobel chose the act of total rebellion in the face of danger and judgement. A complicated and inspiring heroine for our times.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Isobel Gowdie via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ... more
    ships out within 5 days
    edition of 100 

      $19.50 USD or more 

     

lyrics

First the word, then a breath and a quick shout
A blinding light and a sudden rush of sound
Lifted up, lifted up and put back down
Landing light and lithe upon the ground

Oh little girl, with your heart held like a fist
Come run with us, run and rend with wrath so swift
Taste blood and salt, broken bones blinking eyes
Up from the earth with tooth and claw we rise

Hare Hare god send thee care
Hare Hare god send thee care
I will go into a hare I will
Down in the valley all in his name

Sorrow and sighs and mickle care
Oh little girl with your heart held like a fist
Come run with us run and rend with wrath so swift
Taste blood and salt broken bones and blinking eyes

First the word then a breath and a quick shout
A blinding light and a sudden rush of sound
Lifted up, lifted up and put back down
Landing light and lithe upon the ground

credits

from Isobel Gowdie, released May 1, 2019

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Ex Reverie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

contact / help

Contact Ex Reverie

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code

Report this track or account

If you like Ex Reverie, you may also like: