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The Mute Gods' new album Atheists and Believers featuring Alex Lifeson released today

Fri, Mar 22, 2019@9:18AM | comments

British prog-rock supergroup The Mute Gods release their third studio album Atheists And Believers today via Inside Out Music. In addition to the core lineup of Nick Beggs, Roger King and Marco Minnemann, the album features guest appearances from Alex Lifeson, Craig Blundell, Rob Townsend and Beggs' daughter Lula on vocals. Lifeson appears on the the track One Day, and you can watch the official video for the song below or on YouTube. Frontman Nick Beggs was interviewed in the latest Prog magazine about the album and Alex Lifeson's contribution and had the following to say:

... "I was a huge fan of Rush and would listen to their music ad nauseam as a teenager," says Beggs. "And the strange world we both inhabit, our paths crossed on a number of occasions, professionally and socially. When this came around I had the opportunity to ask him if he wanted to do something together and he said, 'Send me some stuff'. So I did and he went, 'I really like this.'

Lifeson sent in a 12-string acoustic part, originally composed for the song's outro section. But it prompted Beggs to overhaul the whole track.

"I liked what he did so much that I re-edited the whole track and put the outro as the intro, just broke everything down. So now the whole thing starts with me singing with his acoustic guitar. It was just a gift." ...

You can learn more about the album and The Mute Gods via their website or on Facebook and Twitter, and order the album via Amazon at this location.

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