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Prog Veterans The Pineapple Thief Release Eerie New Single

The Pineapple Thief No Mans Land

London trio The Pineapple Thief have released their latest single, the super atmospheric No Man’s Land, to give fans a taste of their upcoming album ‘Your Wilderness’.

This is the first song the progressive group have released since their 2014 album ‘Magnolia’, and the 3-piece say they have written and produced the upcoming album all themselves.

The single starts ever so softly with crisp acoustics and soft mellow piano chords. Lead vocalist Bruce Soord sings a syncopated lullaby with haunting lyrics,”But look at me now/In no man’s land/Waiting for the sun to return“.

The song progresses into a percussion section with ambient reverberated vocals, and the drumming takes over with a cluster of rhythms that line up perfectly.

The Pineapple Thief started out of Soord’s bedroom in 1999 in Somerset, England. Today they have 10 albums and have toured all over Europe, and their 11th album includes quirky additions like a choir, clarinet, and string arrangements.

Often referred to as the less heavy brother of Porcupine Tree, a guest appearance from Porcupine Tree’s drummer Gavin Harrison is less than surprising, but oh so exciting!

“Gavin’s drumming has not only redefined our sound but also redefined how we approached the songs as a band,” said Bruce.

“After so many years, the Pineapple Thief has become way bigger than the sum of its parts.”

As No Man’s Land challenges the band’s traditional prog roots, we can’t wait for the new album to drop in just a few months!