Eyes Like the Sky is the second studio album by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. It was released on 22 February 2013 on Flightless. Described as a "cult western audio book", the album is narrated and written by Broderick Smith, the frontman for the 1970s Australian rock group The Dingoes and the father of King Gizzard keyboardist Ambrose Kenny Smith. The story revolves around child soldiers, native Americans and gun fights, all set in the American frontier.
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Eyes Like The Sky (Ft. Broderick Smith) Lyrics. 2. Year Of Our Lord (Ft. 3. The Raid (Ft. Unlike Murder Of The Universe (the band’s second narrated LP), Eyes Like The Sky is narrated and written by non-member, Broderick Smith. Eyes Like The Sky features a western theme and like Murder Of The Universe, is divided into chapters. Nonetheless, it still maintains the band’s psychedelic origins. Eyes Like The Sky Q&A. Mastered by Joe Carra. Featuring Broderick Smith. Producers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Writers Broderick Smith & Stu Mackenzie. More King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard albums. Show all albums by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. K. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard's second full-length album, Eyes Like the Sky, was released on 22 February 2013. Described as a "cult western audio book", the album is narrated by Broderick Smith and tells a story of outlaws, child soldiers, Native Americans and gun fights, all set in the American frontier. The album was written collaboratively by Smith and Stu Mackenzie. When asked about the album's influences, Mackenzie said: "I love Western films Almost a month later on May 29, a week after a teaser on social media, the band released the music video for a new song, "Self-Immolate", which incorporates a thrash metal style similar to "Planet B. .
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The album was intended to be heard in its entirety, as it’s produced in chapters that span over multiple tracks. Both King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard and Broderick Smith recorded the piece from home. It should also be noted that Eyes Like The Sky was narrated on a Macbook microphone. This raw, lo-fi attempt truly works with the dirty nature that the story is telling. If it were to be recorded in a cleaner manner, the entire mood that has been encapsulated just wouldn’t be the same. This is strongly proven in ‘Fort Whipple’. LP+ - Halloween Orange Colored LP.
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