Baltic Fleet self-titled debut album released on this day 2008.
Released this day by Blow Up Records in 2008 the self titled debut album by Baltic Fleet.
Whilst on a world tour playing keyboards for Echo and the Bunnymen Paul Fleming began to write what would come to be his 2008 self-titled debut under the moniker of Baltic Fleet. With a laptop and any instruments that were to hand he would capture, in music, what inspired him in each city around the world.
The album was released to critical acclaim, making Album of the Year (No 29) for Rough Trade Shops who described it as “A faultless piece of instrumental music that captures the spirit of Eno, NEU! all the way through to modern post-rock and chamber music”.
Baltic Fleet have subsequently released two futher highly acclaimed albums (Towers 2012, The Dear One 2016) and several E.P.s including the most recent E.P. – Rolling In Oceans Tide (2019) on Blow Up Records.
For further reading on Baltic Fleet: https://www.blowup.co.uk/records/artists/baltic-fleet/
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Baltic Fleet – S/T (BU041) – Blow Up Records. Written by Paul Fleming, published by Blow Up Songs Limited.
Baltic Fleet 'The Dear One' released four years ago today.
It was four years ago today that the Baltic Fleet third album ‘The Dear One’ was released. Here is what was said of the album at the time:
“A soundtrack for a journey into the cosmos. 4/5″_ The Times
“This album is full of swooning glory”_ The Mirror
“A wonderful recording and definite contender for album of the year”_ Louder Than War
“Simultaneously mysterious, evocative and heartwarming. 4/5″_ Shindig!
“Glacial yet emotional synth-pop. 4/5″_ Mojo Magazine
“It’s quite a piece of work this album”_ Steve Lamacq (BBC Radio 6)
“The Dear One, an excellent record”_ Gideon Coe (BBC Radio 6)
“Good stuff that is, the Baltic Fleet. Excellent”_ Radcliffe and Maconie (BBC Radio 6)
‘The Dear One’ BBC Radio 6 Album of the Day: 24th November 2016
The Dear One available in 180g vinyl (black or clear) / CD / Digital direct from the Blow Up Records shop: https://blowup.greedbag.com/baltic-fleet/
Baltic Fleet Rolling In Oceans Tide EP all tracks are now available to download
Baltic Fleet 'The Dear One' nominated for 2017 GIT Awards
Baltic Fleet and The Bongolian to play Liverpool Festival of Psychedelia
Baltic Fleet 'The Dear One' nominated for Art Vinyl's Annual Best Record Cover Design
Announced today by Art Vinyl – The sleeve for Baltic Fleet The Dear One has been nominated for the 2016 Best Record Cover Design Competition. Congratulations to Baltic Fleet and to Blow Up Records Claudia Arnold who designed and photographed the sleeve. It is currently one of 50 album nominations and a public vote is now open to decide on the three finalists, the winner to be announced in January.
Please cast your vote using this link: artvinyl.com/best-record-cover-design-competition/
BBC 6 Music 'Album of the Day': Baltic Fleet 'The Dear One'
The New Baltic Fleet Album 'The Dear One' Out Now
The new Baltic Fleet album is out now, available in all good stockists and as download and to stream.
There’s exclusive bundles available from the Blow Up shop (inc. signed postcard and tote) and an indies exclusive of signed clear 180g vinyl…
“A soundtrack for a journey into the cosmos” ★ ★ ★ ★ The Times
★ ★ ★ ★ MOJO
8/10 Vive Le Rock
“Excellent”Radcliffe & Maconie
“Excellent record”Gideon Coe
“It’s quite a piece of work is this album” Steve Lamacq
“Star-bound kosmiche”Electronic Sound
Rough Trade Shops ‘Album of the Week’
BBC 6 Music ‘Featured Album of the Week’, Steve Lamacq Show
180g Black & Clear Vinyl, CD & More: Buy Now »
Baltic Fleet 'The Dear One' Exclusive Pre-Orders
The forthcoming Baltic Fleet album ‘The Dear One‘ is now available to pre-order and all physical formats come with a signed postcard exclusive to the Blow Up shop. The album will be released on two 180g vinyl formats (limited clear and black) both of which are also available with an special album tote bag, again only available from the Blow Up Shop as well as CD and digital