New Steven Wilson music video
2013-02-08 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 35 Comments

Steven Wilson has released a surreal, animated music video for the title track off his upcoming 3rd solo effort, The Raven That Refused To Sing. The record will be out on February 25 through KScope.

Watch the video on Yahoo at http://music.yahoo.com/blogs/video-gaga/exclusive-porcupine-tree-steven-wilson-releases-debut-video-180525498.html

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
February 8th 2013

3160 Comments


This record is better than Grace For Drowning. It would've been cooler if he took these ideas to make a Porcupine Tree record, but it would've ended up way different, because the members in his solo act have different leanings.

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DamnVanne
February 8th 2013

1729 Comments


Fuckface unstoppable >

KILL
February 8th 2013

67082 Comments


is it pretentious

linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
February 8th 2013

1777 Comments


The video is really meaningful, and fits very well with the music in my opinion. To be honest though the music is nice and flowery but it also tries your patience at times. I mean, if it wasn't for the video backing the music up I might just have turned the song off halfway through. Nonetheless I'll listen to the album when it's released, and I guess because it's something of a conceptual record I'll have to listened to the whole album without any distractions to grasp what Wilson is really 'getting at'.

Niels
February 8th 2013

43 Comments


How does he manage to shit out so much and still have it be this kind of quality

baldymort
February 8th 2013

660 Comments


Man...that was pretty amazing.

chug73
February 8th 2013

629 Comments


video is cool and song fits but tbh I don't find the song that good.

VermicideReloadead
February 8th 2013

1434 Comments


Cool video and song. I love pretentious music and videos.

KILL
February 8th 2013

67082 Comments


saem

JS19
February 8th 2013

3637 Comments


Love the little smile on the old man's face at the end

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DatsNotDaMetulz
February 8th 2013

1537 Comments


Never listened to Wilson's solo stuff before apart from his cover of Cardiacs' "Stoneage Dinosaurs" (or Porcupine Tree at that, really should) but thought this was really good. Will check out the full album.

QuestionableScum
February 8th 2013

90 Comments


I thought the song was great, but not sure about the video.

bloc
February 8th 2013

34499 Comments


Boring song and even more boring video

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KILL
February 8th 2013

67082 Comments


bloc has spoken

eleventhsun
February 8th 2013

1475 Comments


Boring comment, boring opinion.

Not as boring as hybrid theory and all of those embarrassing Blink 182 records...

YankeeDudel
February 8th 2013

9291 Comments


Good song and vid bloc is a dummy

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LordHugoThePoet
February 8th 2013

13 Comments


I just thought it sounded like a shit Radiohead.

Zamora
February 8th 2013

239 Comments


Beautiful song. meh video

Zamora
February 8th 2013

239 Comments


Drag Ropes video > this, just 'cause it felt like a drugged out burton short.

iSkane
February 8th 2013

829 Comments


Wilson is amazing. I don't not like anything he's put out.

iSkane
February 8th 2013

829 Comments


Also, that video was the tits.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 8th 2013

4339 Comments


@Lord Hugo
I thought the same thing when I heard it. It's good, but it sounds like something from the Amnesiac/Hail To the Thief era of Radiohead. It's good though, and the album is good too. The rest of the songs have a very Yes/King Crimson feel to though.

Zamora
February 8th 2013

239 Comments


Since Yes, King Crimson and Porcupine Tree are some of my favorite bands, nothing bad can come from this for me. ^

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 8th 2013

4339 Comments


@Zamora
Same goes for me, and that's why I liked this album. He takes some of the best influences from those bands. It's got King Crimson's Jazz fusion (1 song though) and folk tendencies, epic Chris Squire-esque bass lines, and even trippy Rush synths.

That's 'The Raven' in a nutshell.

Zamora
February 8th 2013

239 Comments


Sounds like a semi-tribute to everything i loved about classic prog. From what i have heard (Luminol live, which was amazing, and this song) this could be way better than Grace For Drowning.

You've already heard it all, Paperback? Lucky... or did it leak or something?

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 8th 2013

4339 Comments


It's better than 'Grace', I guess, I would say so. "Luminol" kicks ass, my favourite next to "The Holy Drinker". It leaked a while back, and I was able to get a copy. I think you might still be able to find it, let me know if you can't.

Zamora
February 8th 2013

239 Comments


Found it already, but thanks anyways. I think my favorite is "The Watchmaker"; the ending is incredible. "The Holy Drinker" is also pretty awesome.

Even though i've heard it once full, i can already say that i enjoyed this more than Grace.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
February 8th 2013

4339 Comments


Grace was good and Insurgentes was great too, but I'd say this is indeed a another stellar offering. Steve Wilson is pretty consistent, I have to say. I like "the Watchmaker" too, there's really no overall weak tracks to be found on the album.

YoYoMancuso
February 8th 2013

10144 Comments


This is so much better than his last two albums. Luminol and The Watchmaker are the two best. Video was great as well

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AStableReference
February 8th 2013

1826 Comments


Steven Wilson's solo material has been stronger than the last stuff Porcupine Tree put out.

Yazz_Flute
February 9th 2013

18735 Comments


The Pin Drop is the best song by far.

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Dimor
February 9th 2013

1738 Comments


Really like the video and song. Feels like a true, genuine thing that Wilson would do

baldymort
February 9th 2013

660 Comments


Apparently the video is based on the story Steven wrote for this album. He lost his older sister who did everything for him when he was young and has never gotten over the loss. The raven is the manifestation of his sister and´╗┐ he gets proof when she sings. But he may be imagining it.

digimental101
February 14th 2013

86 Comments


"Steven Wilson's solo material has been stronger than the last stuff Porcupine Tree put out."

Come on man, The Incident is one of their best albums.

DamnVanne
February 14th 2013

1729 Comments


prepare you anus



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