The second release on the Kscope label, No-Man's sixth official studio album, Schoolyard Ghosfg its first since 2003's atmospheric break-up album, Iogefher We're Stranger, generated some of the best press and sales of the band's c€lreer.
Released on vinyl by Kscope for the firct time this gatefold LP edition includes a fourth side of 3 bonus tracks.
Also included are lyrics and liner notes from No-Man's Tim Bowness.
Originally recorded between Autumn 2007 and Spring 2008, Schoolyard Ghosfs is a distinctive combination of beautifully detailed songwriting, haunting melodies and inventively cinematic production.
The album saw No-Man's core duo of Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson expanding the band's sonic palette by collaborating with, amongst others Califomian pedal steel ace Bruce Kaphan (American Music Club), saxophonist / flautist Theo Travis, drummers Pat Mastelotto and Gavin Harrison, and the London Session Orchestra (arranged by Dave Stewart).
The album contains the semi-orchestral 12 minute epic Truenorth, fan favourite Wherever There Is Light and the intense sonic maelstrom of Mixtaped.