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‘A Brief Crack Of Light’, the follow-up to 2009's acclaimed ‘Crooked Timber’, just might be the most compelling album of Therapy?'s distinguished career.

The album draws upon many influences - Black Flag's primal clenched fist aggression, the skewed genius of Stewart Lee's coruscating comic monologues, the writings of Samuel Beckett, the irresistible swing and swagger of Charlie Mingus among them - to deliver a dark, unsettling compendium of 21st century schizoid noise.

From the foreboding, ominous lurch of 'Living In The Shadow Of A Terrible Thing' (the album's first single) to the haunting, sparse, shimmering beauty of 'Ecclesiastes', the ten tracks which make up A Brief Crack Of Light are claustrophobic, corrosive and challenging. It's a pitch-black survivor's manual for lost souls cast adrift in an incomprehensible world, a beautifully delineated road map of man's ugliest impulses and starkest dreads.

Baldly put, it's the finest distillation yet of an uncompromising, idiosyncratic sound and vision Therapy? have honed to a dark art.

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Neil’s “Therapy?” Discography:
A Brief Crack Of Light – 2012
We’re Here To The End (live album) - 2010
Crooked Timber - 2009
One Cure Fits All – 2006
Never Apologies, Never Explain – 2004
Scopophobia ‘Live’ DVD - 2003
High Anxiety – 2003

Previous Discography:
Cable
Downlift The Uptrodden – 1996
The Beyond
Chasm – 1992
Crawl - 1990

Alongside Therapy?’s busy schedule Neil is involved with the running of Stressed Sumo Records – www.stressedsumorecords.co.uk

When not recording, touring or running the record label Neil has found time to perform drum clinic/workshops and has previously been invited to hold a master class at the prestigious ‘Drummer Live’ convention. He received a ‘Certificate of Teaching’ through The Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music in 2001.