Belatedly – OUT NOW!

Our new album, Belatedly, is out now on Box Records. Sleeve notes below…but first, links for you to have a listen.

Available as a beautiful 2xLP / digital from Box Records – BOX RECORDS BANDCAMP


Or, as a physical-digital version from us, if you’d like to send someone who doesn’t own a record deck the gift of doom tuba – ORE BANDCAMP


ORE ~ Belatedly

The album title is derived from the fact that I failed to complete this album the first time around. I started it as a gift to my father when he was diagnosed with lung cancer in late 2014. But it remained unfinished when he died eight months later. I subsequently aimed to complete it but found that too hard…so had to start the whole thing afresh. This is now ready, Belatedly.

Belatedly is a split album featuring five Native—ORE only—tracks on Side A (1/2) and five Compound—ORE and collaborator—tracks on Side B (1/2).

Side B features contributions from previous ORE collaborator Kazuyuki Kishino (KK NULL), oud player Khyam Allami, trombonist Sophie Cooper, contra-bassoonist Thomas Stone and baritone horn player Beck Baker.

I am very grateful for their contributions. Thanks also to Matt at Box Records & Graeme Hopper.

Dedicated to Mick.


Side A: All tracks written, recorded and produced by ORE / Sam Underwood*

Side B: All seed tracks written, recorded and produced by ORE / Sam Underwood with contributions in response written and recorded by the named artists.

*Percussion on Silicate played by Dan Preece.

Mastered by Sam Grant / Blank Studios.

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