The Joy Delusion

Released 7th June 2018, part of a 3 album release with Ghost Notes and The Vile Circus.

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Exploring the ability of the human mind to drift in paradox and conflict, the endless tension and anxiety of existence remains somewhat at peace as we glide momentarily into the endless flowing river of peace and tranquility. Within each moment of inaction an opportunity arises. With each drooling stare a vacuum of possibility is created. If we dream with integrity, we find the frequencies of joy. If we dream carelessly, corruption creeps in and brings tension. Who the fuck wrote this shit and where the hell did those tunes actually come from?

  • Brian West: vocals, guitars, drums, keys
  • Brendan Tuite: guitar, bass, keys, vocals, programming
  • James Jones: bass, keys, vocals
  • Alan Maguire: lead guitar, keys, vocals

Recorded between 2009 and 2017 in Co. Leitrim, Ireland. Additional recording in Melbourne, Australia. Cold Blood music recorded in a shed in Kentstown, Navan on 10th April 2009.

Artwork by Tuite

recorded by Tuite and West; produced, mixed and mastered by Tuite