Steven Wilson: announces details of the new release 4½

STEVEN WILSON – European tour is underway + New Release 4½

Steven Wilson has begun the next leg of his Hand. Cannot. Erase. World tour in Germany and will see him heading to Belgium, Holland, UK, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Hungary, Italy, Greece, USA, Canada & South America – for full tour details and tickets see

22nd January will see the release of a new Steven Wilson album 4 ½, so titled because it forms an interim release between Steven's Hand. Cannot. Erase. and the next studio album. 4 of the 6 songs originated during the sessions for HCE, and one from the recording sessions for the previous album The Raven that Refused to Sing. The final track is a version of 'Don't Hate Me', a song originally recorded by Porcupine Tree in 1998, and is based on a live recording made on the recent tour of Europe with additional recording later done in the studio. The vocals on this new version are sung as a duet between Steven and Ninet Tayeb. For more information on Steven Wilson and 4 ½