Posted on October 28th, 2016 by administrator
Half a decade in the making, today – Friday, October 28th, 2016 – sees the long-awaited release of Illusion of Joy’s fifth full-length album A Stone Throw From A Glass House. This follow-up to the 2011 release No One Expects An Inquisition features the addition of Maresa Whitehead performing vocals on over half of the song-cycle, transforming the long-running solo project into a duo. In addition to Maresa, local Pittsburgh musicians Jimmy Semtex (Rein[Forced], Red Lokust) and Don Anderson (TERROR FIRMA SKY) lend their vocal talents to album closer “Building A Society.”
The full tracklist for A Stone Throw From A Glass House is as follows:
- Precious Cargo
- You Did Better?
- Broken Toys
- Railway Forgotten
- The Shaming
- Always An Afterthought
- Pound By Pound
- Building A Society
Finally, if you are in Pittsburgh and wish to join Illusion of Joy in celebrating the release of A Stone Throw From A Glass House, come to Mr. Small’s on Saturday, Novemeber 12th for Shimmer: a showcase of Pittsburgh ethereal, shoegaze, and darkwave. IoJ will be taking the stage at 12:30AM to perform selections from the new album. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $7.