The Incident

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The IncidentStudio Albums The Incident is the tenth studio album by Porcupine Tree. It was released as double album on 14 September 2009 by Roadrunner Records. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album and reached the Top 25 on both the US and UK album charts. The concept of The Incident emerged as Steven … Read More

Fear of a Blank Planet

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Fear of a Blank PlanetStudio Albums Fear of a Blank Planet is the ninth studio album by Porcupine Tree. The concept of the album was heavily influenced by Bret Easton Ellis’ novel Lunar Park. The lyrics deal with two typical neurobehavioural developmental disorders affecting teenagers in the 21st century: bipolar disorder and attention deficit disorder, and also with other common … Read More

Deadwing

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DeadwingStudio Albums Deadwing is the eighth studio album by Porcupine Tree, released on 28 March 2005. The album is based on a screenplay written by Steven Wilson and Mike Bennion, and is essentially a ghost story. Wilson had expressed the intention to eventually have this film script made into a movie. The album produced two singles, “Shallow” and “Lazarus”. The … Read More

In Absentia

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In AbsentiaStudio Albums In Absentia is the seventh studio album by Porcupine Tree, first released on 24 September 2002. The album marked several changes for the band, with it being the first with new drummer Gavin Harrison and the first to move into a more heavy metal and progressive metal direction, contrary to past albums’ psychedelic and pop rock sounds. … Read More

Lightbulb Sun

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Lightbulb SunStudio Albums // 2000 Lightbulb Sun is the sixth studio album by Porcupine Tree, first released in May 2000. This album, along with their prior album Stupid Dream, is considered to have a more commercial, poppier sound, as opposed to the abstract instrumental sound of their prior albums, or the heavier metal sound in their subsequent albums of the … Read More

Stupid Dream

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Stupid DreamStudio Albums Stupid Dream is the fifth studio album by Porcupine Tree. Steven Wilson said the album deals with his own personal “insecurities and feelings” and “the usual singer-songwriter stuff” because he believed the most relatable and affecting lyrics were from a personal point of view. “When I was writing some of the songs of the album I was … Read More

Signify

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SignifyStudio Albums Signify is the fourth studio album by Porcupine Tree, released in September 1996. It was the first Porcupine Tree album that frontman Steven Wilson recorded with the band on board from the beginning; previous albums had been essentially solo efforts with occasional help from other musicians. “Signify was slightly odd in the way it was recorded in the … Read More

The Sky Moves Sideways

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The Sky Moves SidewaysStudio Albums The Sky Moves Sideways is the third studio album by Porcupine Tree, first released in January 1995. The Sky Moves Sideways has been compared to Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here because of their similar structure; both albums have extended pieces at the beginning and end, which are the halves of a single song. The … Read More

Up The Downstair

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Up The DownstairStudio Albums Up the Downstair is the second studio album by Porcupine Tree, first released in May 1993. It was originally intended to be a double album set including the song “Voyage 34”, which was instead released as a single in 1992, and other material that ended up on the Staircase Infinities EP (1994). In 2005, it was … Read More

On The Sunday of Life

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On The Sunday of LifeStudio Albums On the Sunday of Life is the debut album by Porcupine Tree, first released in July 1992. It compiles tracks that Steven Wilson produced and recorded for two cassette-only releases, Tarquin’s Seaweed Farm (1989) and The Nostalgia Factory (1991). The rest of the music from these tapes was released three years after in the … Read More