Living Hell


The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge is an epic poem and now also an epic 25 track album/multimedia project from The Tiger Lillies.


Recording commenced in 2008 in Oakland, California with Myles Boisen (who also worked with us on Grammy nominated The Gorey End) and continued for 3 more years.

Illustrious musicians were conscripted in to play, shout and stomp on the recordings, all for dry bread and rum. Artist Mark Holthusen foolishly agreed to join the crew and set to work producing images, a video and finally a monstrous multimedia film on 2 screens that will accompany the songs in live performances.

The premier of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner took place at La Maison de la Musique, Nanterre, France on 16-18 March 2012.

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