Tiles - Pretending To Run 2 x CDs

SKU 19-LE 1075
Latest from this long-lived Detroit band who have delivered a solid, modern progressive rock double release, filled with some great guest performances.

"After an eight year absence, T I L E S returns with a vengeance by delivering the mesmerizing 2-CD magnum opus “Pretending to Run.” Clocking in at over 96-minutes, “Pretending to Run” is an ambitious and richly crafted song cycle spinning the tale of a man blindsided and disillusioned by betrayal.

Once again, T I L E S teamed up with producer Terry Brown – and with mastering by Grammy award winning engineer Peter Moore, “Pretending to Run” boasts a powerful and detailed sonic landscape. Complementing the dramatic and multi-layered storyline is Hugh Syme’s striking and surreal imagery. Featuring a lush 28-page full-color booklet, the design and packaging for “Pretending to Run” is an elaborate and stunning work of art. Lending their talents to “Pretending to Run” is an extraordinary collection of special guest musicians: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Winery Dogs), Adam Holzman (Steven Wilson Band), Mike Stern (Miles Davis), Kim Mitchell (Max Webster), Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree), Kevin Chown (Tarja Turunen, Chad Smith), Max Portnoy (Next to None), Matthew Parmenter (Discipline), Mark Mikel (Pillbugs), Joe Deninzon, and other notable guests from the Detroit area...

Destined to be on the radar of Prog fans everywhere, “Pretending to Run” is a distinctive presentation framed in the grand traditions of progressive rock. Clearly and unmistakably T I L E S, but infused with a more expansive sound as the guest artists propel the band into new directions sure to please fans old and new."
Special guest performances by:
Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Winery Dogs)
Adam Holzman (Miles Davis, Steven Wilson)
Mike Stern (Miles Davis)
Kim Mitchell (Max Webster)
Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree)
Kevin Chown (Tarja Turunen, Chad Smith)
Max Portnoy (Next To None)
Matthew Parmenter (Discipline)
Mark Mikel (Pillbugs)
Joe Deninzon (Stratospheerius)
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