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Ian Fisher

Nero

CD / Digital / Vinyl
(15-065 / 15-066 / 16-065)
Released: 29 Jan 2016

Nero is steeped in the homegrown country and folk roots of Ian’s songwriting and shaped by a tasteful, “no fancy stuff”, German production approach.

The tracks are largely lead by Fisher’s pristine voice with a consistent backdrop of close acoustic guitars and spacious piano and pedal steel guitar. Percussion is also quite present throughout the album, allowing the acoustic guitar to fall into the groove while the rhythmic burden is carried by someone else, á la Johnny Cash.

Nero’s palette is broad and the variety between tracks is very rich with uncluttered and poignant arrangements that always put the songs first. Songs of a young man who has traveled so long that he is a stranger in his hometown. What’s more heroically country than that?


Press on Nero

★★★★ - "captivates from the first till the last note" – Lust for Life (NL)

★★★★ - "a special album, which intensifies in strength and immersion every time one listens to it" - Festivalinfo (NL)

★★★★ - "buy this beautiful record - Altcountry (NL)

"8/10""Beautiful, authentic Americana songs" – Muzine (NL)

"a venomous and beautiful album" – Ingeplugd (NL)

"in a bittersweet way one experiences the purity, simplicity and perseverance of his rootsmusic" – Kindamuzik (NL)

"Sheer beauty in music" - Wonomagazine (NL)

"I want to live in this tangible, symbolic and above all beautiful palace of Fisher" - Subjectivisten (NL)

"A very special and very beautiful records, which appeared on the Dutch Snowstar Records; quality guaranteed" – Krenten uit de Pop (NL)

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