“A genuine maverick”
“A near-mythical status as a
mysterious production genius”
Dazed and Confused
“The sort of pretension-free soundclash that gives stirring widescreen ambition a good – no – great name”
Rob Dougan, the artist behind the grammy-nominated Furious Angels, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, and Clubbed to Death on Mo’Wax has worked on projects involving U2, Frank Sinatra, Moby amongst others.
The 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time is the first orchestral recording he has made in a decade. Recorded on 31st of August, 2014 at Air Lyndhurst Studios with 115 performers (a 75-piece orchestra and 40-piece choir), it was conducted by James Shearman. Of his first album, Uncut magazine wrote, “The Greatest album ZTT never released”. For About, Catherine Wolf writes, ”Dougan’s solo
work is symphonic and epic, pairing strings and breakbeats with meticulous care and maximum dramatic effect, and his weathered voice contrasts beautifully with the sheen of his tracks.
The 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time was followed by the Misc. Sessions EP, his first release of songs in over a decade, recorded in Abbey Roads legendary studio 2, and released in October, 2016. A new EP, The Life of the World to Come will be release in September, 2017