A shimmering beast

by Glaciers

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For the last 9 years artist, illustrator and musician Nicolas Burrows recorded and performed under the name ‘Glaciers’, releasing two albums and a handful of EPs, and performing regularly in the UK and sat festivals in Canada, Norway and Portugal. ‘A Shimmering Beast’ is the last ever release under the name ‘Glaciers’ and brings the project full-circle to where it began, in Norway in the summer of 2006.

Nicolas is currently writing and recording under the name ‘Fell’.


released June 22, 2015

All songs written by Nicolas P. Burrows. Performed by Nicolas P. Burrows with Jørgen Sissyfus Skjulstad, Sara Lena Yri Cools, Thomas Meidell & Tessa Horvath.

Produced by Sissyfus at Metronopolis. Recorded at Metronopolis, Oslo and Fairchild House, London 2012-13.

Art by Yokoland

The title 'A Shimmering Beast' is taken from the Ted Hughes poem, 'The Mayfly Is Frail'.

(P) & (C) 2014
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