A veteran of the London music scene for over a decade, Charlie is best known as bassist of critically acclaimed psychedelic octet Knifeworld, and instrumentalist/co-arranger for Emmy-nominated Classical choir Mediaeval Baebes. He also plays stringed instruments in Bad Elephant Music stable mates My Tricksy Spirit.
The Divine Abstract is Charlie’s first album of solo compositions. Conceived and written over a 7-year period, the album centres around themes of change, transformation and transcendence. Drawing upon Contemporary Classical, Modern Jazz and Psychedelia, The Divine Abstract features 20 guest performers, including Diego Tejeida (Haken), Katharine Blake (Mediaeval Baebes) and members of Knifeworld, Chrome Hoof, North Sea Radio Orchestra and Stars in Battledress.
Tracklist: 1. Shringara, 2. The Divine Abstract: Echolalia, 3. The Divine Abstract: The Earth’s Answers, 4. The Divine Abstract: Fearful , ymmetry, 5. The Divine Abstract: The Western Lands, 6. Earth Dragon: The Golden Flower, 7. Earth Dragon: An Invisible Landscape, 8. Earth Dragon: Origin Of A New Being, 9. Garden of the Mind, 10. The 32nd Path, 11. In a Floating World, 12. Apotheosis