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New album: Artificial

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What happens beyond artificial intelligence, when the computers get emotional? Artificial is an album where robots sing songs of love and despair. The music is inspired by classic synth artists and combines the DIY ethos of punk with today's technology, sampling and electronic toys. Several of the songs were written on a guitar, but are performed here electronically with computer-generated vocals.

Use the embedded player below to hear the album now. It includes a number of different styles: try Out of Mind for an acoustic ballad sung by computer, or Waiting for Goto for an immersive ambient soundscape. Broken Shell is pop, and Too Much Information is dance. For best results, start at the start.

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Artificial is available to buy and stream at Bandcamp. Downloads include a 16-page booklet with selected lyrics, and unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app. The album is also now available at all the usual outlets, including Spotify, Tidal, Amazon and iTunes. Find a list of streaming and download links here or search for "artificial by sean.uk" in your favourite store.

Watch the video for Broken Shell

Watch the video for We Work to Earn Our Sleep

Watch the video for Import / Export

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