30 Nov 2013
Kevin Hewick - The Heat of Molten Diamonds 
Kevin Hewick - The Heat of Molten Diamonds

Kevin Hewick's new album The Heat of Molten Diamonds is out via Pinkbox Records this week as a 6-track CD album. Recorded with Adam Ellis at Leicester's Deadline Studios throughout 2013 it features regular live favourites Americanta, Elegy for Jackie Leven plus four others. This is far from a mini-album though, as a couple of tracks clock in at a whopping thirteen minutes plus.

The Heat of Molten Diamonds is available to buy direct via kevinhewick.co.uk.


A Young Man's Dream of Revolution
Another Jerusalem
Elegy for Jackie Leven
Almost Unseen
Seeking a Religious Experience


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