Danny Cavanagh discusses life in Anathema, touring, and working with Steven Wilson on 'Album of the Year' (Classic Rock Presents Prog) 'We're Here Because We're Here'.
We’re Here Because We’re Here, the latest album from Anathema, was named Classic Rock’s Prog Album of the 2011. The award capped a triumphant year for the band which saw them finally release the long-awaited album and embark on a succession of several successful tours.
‘We’re Here Because We’re Here is the finest they have unleashed so far... a stunningly enjoyable album.’
ALBUM OF THE YEAR CLASSIC ROCK PRESENTS PROG
‘A flawless album of simple but mesmerising songs.’
PROG ALBUM OF THE YEAR CLASSIC ROCK
‘A dazzling collection of highly-charged, progressive and emotively atmospheric rock songs that rarely dip below the euphoric.’
‘Scouse progsters make a spectacular return... makes a seven year wait feel entirely worth it’
‘the mighty Anathema, are back after a seven year recording hiatus with their latest record, the beautiful We’re Here Because We’re Here, and it’s one of the most ethereal pieces of music the band have produced... a welcome return indeed’
★★★★★ BIG CHEESE
‘Anathema are a hidden jewel in the UK’s prog crown. Their finest album to date... it’s an uplifting and sonically sumptuous rock record that could hardly be more appropriate for these prog-loving times’ ‘Getting mixed by Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson is a fitting honour for such a splendidly built record’ #15 ALBUM OF THE YEAR POLL 9/10 METAL HAMMER
‘Everything modern-day Anathema fans will want and embrace: beautifully crafted, emotionally-charged and modern melodic rock of the highest order’ 9/10
‘We’re Here Because We’re Here is a glittering masterclass in atmospheric rock’
‘the results are nothing short of breathtaking’
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