Insects in Amber

by trappist afterland

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This is the 8th Album by Trappist Afterland.

side 1- (Insect)

(i) Insect on a wire
(ii) God's Dream
(iii) Crippled Cross
(iv) God's Food
(v) Within a dream

side 2- (Amber)

(i) I will not ask
(ii) GodDog
(iii) Bishop of Armagh
(iv) Song of the Pipi's (A jar on mystics pt 2)
(v) Heirlooms in the Mist


released June 8, 2019

This is a collection of Gnostic folk songs written produced and performed by-

Adam Geoffrey Cole- guitar, vocals, mandolin, oud, Bozouki, bass, Dulcitar, melodicar, tanpura, harmonium , mellotron, whir stick, e-bow on Krajjappi, 4-track, death whistle and percussion.

Anthony Cornish- Harmonium, violin, mellotron.

Jodie Cornish- backing vocals on " crippled cross" and " I will not ask"

Ricky French- additional acoustic guitar on
" crippled cross".

Alan Davidson- narration.

David Colohan- prayer And hymn on " Bishop of Armagh".

Tracks 1-5 recorded and mixed by Anthony Cornish @ Horizon Sound Melbourne

Tracks 6-10 recorded and mixed by Stephen P Holmes @ floating Axe studios Kiama.

Post production and mastering by Anthony Cornish.

This album in its entirety is dedicated to my good friend Leigh Lambert.

"Song of the pipi's" is dedicated to Jethro Havenhand.
"GodDog" is for Floyd.

"Heirlooms in the mist" is dedicated to the memory of my Aunt - Elizabeth Joan Howcroft and her children Bill, Ian, Tina and Jamie Howcroft.

The lyrics for " within a dream" are taken from the poem " a dream within a dream" by Edgar Allan Poe.

The lyrics for " I will not ask" is a Gnostic prayer written by Mar Thomas.

Photographs by Leigh Lambert

Paintings and illustrations by Tommy Langra ( Arch Angle).

Art layout by Adam Geoffrey Cole and Leigh Lambert.

C & P 2019- Adam Geoffrey Cole
LP-Sugarbush SB054.
CD- Reverb Worship


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trappist afterland Melbourne, Australia

Trappist Afterland make Folk music using voices, various acoustic stringed instruments,tabla,percussion ,harmonium and Tanpura drones.

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