Manchester Orchestra // The Valley Of Vision // EP Review
Manchester Orchestra, the US indie-rock band, is back with a brand new album, The Valley of Vision, which promises to take listeners on an immersive journey through the depths of human emotion. What sets this album apart from their previous releases is that it is inspired by a book of Puritan prayers called The Valley of Vision, which was first published in 1975.
The Valley of Vision is a collection of prayers and meditations that were written by Puritan Christians during the seventeenth century. The book has been a source of inspiration for many Christians over the years, and it is said to offer a deep insight into the spiritual journey of believers. Manchester Orchestra has turned this source material into a powerful musical experience that speaks to people from all walks of life.
The new album is a departure from Manchester Orchestra’s earlier work, which was more focused on hard-hitting rock and roll. The Valley of Vision is a more introspective and reflective album that explores themes of redemption, faith, and the human experience. The band has been working on this project for over two years, and the result is an awe-inspiring journey through the human soul.
What sets The Valley of Vision apart from other albums is the immersive film that accompanies it. The film, which is shot in 180 degrees of virtual reality, takes viewers on a journey through the themes explored in the album. The film was shot in collaboration with the virtual reality production company, The Mill, and it offers a unique way to experience the music.
The film takes viewers on a journey through different landscapes and environments, each of which is meant to reflect a different aspect of the human experience. The visuals are stunning, and virtual reality makes the experience feel more real and immersive than anything else.
The Valley of Vision is a powerful statement from Manchester Orchestra, and it is clear that the band has poured their heart and soul into this project. The album and accompanying film are a testament to the power of music and art to help us understand ourselves and the world around us.
The Valley of Vision is a must-listen album for anyone who is interested in music that explores the depths of the human experience. The use of virtual reality in the accompanying film makes this a unique and immersive experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Manchester Orchestra has once again proven why they are one of the most exciting bands in indie rock today, and The Valley of Vision is a testament to their talent and creativity.
Manchester Orchestra’s The Valley of Vision, a New Album & Virtual Reality Film Out Digitally on 10th March,
Physically on 7th April via Loma Vista Recordings.
The Valley of Vision Tracklist
Lose You Again