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And Close As This

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Released  Nov 1986
Artist  Peter Hammill
Producer  Peter Hammill
Length  40:06
Release date  November 1986
Label  Virgin Records
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Recorded  (and mixed) Sofa Sound 7 August - 15 September 1986
And Close As This (1986)  Spur of the Moment (1988)
Genres  Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock, Pop rock
Similar  Peter Hammill albums, Progressive rock albums

Peter hammill too many of my yesterdays

And Close As This is the 15th studio album by Peter Hammill, released on Virgin Records in 1986. Each track is a song played and sung by Hammill solo at a keyboard, with the keyboard parts played in a single take. Two of the songs use a grand piano as the keyboard instrument; for the others, Hammill plays a MIDI master keyboard, using it to trigger a variety of MIDI sound modules, mainly electric piano and organ sounds.


Track listing

All songs written by Hammill, except where indicated:

  1. "Too Many of My Yesterdays" – 4:47
  2. "Faith" – 4:27
  3. "Empire of Delight" (Hammill, Keith Emerson) – 4:43
  4. "Silver" – 5:31
  5. "Beside the One You Love" – 5:12
  6. "Other Old Clichés" – 4:07
  7. "Confidence" – 6:37
  8. "Sleep Now" – 4:42



  • Peter Hammill – vocals, keyboards
  • Credits:

  • Arun – mastering
  • Anton Corbijn – photography
  • Paul Ridout – computers, MIDI
  • Phil Smee – packaging
  • Songs

    1Too Many of My Yesterdays4:48
    3Empire of Delight4:44


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