Albums

Since 1992, as Elegant Simplicity, we have released 20+ full length albums (including one compilation). Each release is described in full, accompanied by artwork, track listings, collectors notes etc.

Complete Albums List

Kicking the Olive Branch (2017)

Kicking the Olive Branch (2017)

About Kicking the Olive Branch New for 2017 is this latest ELEGANT SIMPLICITY release "Kicking the Olive Branch ", featuring a stellar cast of additional musicians. 7 brand new tunes, including the...
All Life is One (2015)

All Life is One (2015)

About All Life is One This album took longer to make than anticipated on account of abandoning the original demos / recordings and starting from scratch with all new musicians: a change is as good as...
Unforgiving Mirror (2013)

Unforgiving Mirror (2013)

After 5 years - the longest gap in our history - comes the new album Unforgiving Mirror . Featuring 6 songs, this is our most diverse collection of tunes yet. And there is even a sax solo on the title ...
The Nature of Change (2012 Original Version Remaster)

The Nature of Change (2012 Original Version Remaster)

Originally, this was the eighth Elegant Simplicity album: a one song, all instrumental release. It was released on cassette in 1995 then expanded with the addition of 6 vocal tracks on CD in 1996. This...
As It Was (2010)

As It Was (2010)

This is a collection of eleven tracks from 10 of our most recent CDs, in reverse chronological order! It's only available as a Digital Album (320kbps MP3, Lossless FLAC, Lossless WAV ect - you choose the...
Too Many Goodbyes (2007)

Too Many Goodbyes (2007)

Elegant Simplicity are back with their first vocal album since the critical and commercial success of the legendary Architect of Light (2002) album. Once again featuring Ken Senior on vocals and band...
Nowhere Left to Turn (2006)

Nowhere Left to Turn (2006)

Clocking in at 54 minutes and just 4 tracks, this is the best album we have ever made: it's the most in yer face, guitar crunching, hammond rocking album yet! Track 1, In Passing (6.34) is a rollicking...
Studies in Heartbreak (2005)

Studies in Heartbreak (2005)

Beautiful music, great guitar and keyboards and a wonderfully epic sound combine to bring you a musical concoction to savour: outrageous time signatures, shifting tempos, country, jazz, progressive...
Anhedonia (2004)

Anhedonia (2004)

After a two year wait - the longest gap between ES albums ever - the new studio album is finally upon us! As you can guess by the song titles, this is another conceptual piece. Musically, the album is...
Aquatorium (2004)

Aquatorium (2004)

AQUATORIUM is 78 minutes of demos/unreleased/new and seriously rare tracks from the Elegant Simplicity archives. The album contains a mixture of songs and instrumentals, the bulk of it available on...
Architect of Light (2002)

Architect of Light (2002)

Based on the adventures of a collective determined to escape a society enslaved for aeons by technology and the Architect of Light , the album follows their progress towards redemption and, finally, freedom. This...
Palindrome (2001)

Palindrome (2001)

Album number 13, and what an absolute stormer! Title track sounds like a cross between Nirvana and Pink Floyd , by way of Camel ! Ken Senior once again excels on the vocals with Christopher Knight...
The Story of Our Lives (2000)

The Story of Our Lives (2000)

This is the 12th Elegant Simplicity album and undoubtedly one of the best releases of 2000. Featuring one large scale composition (divided into 12 chunks for easy location of favourite bits!), this conceptual...
Moments of Clarity (1999)

Moments of Clarity (1999)

Album number 11 and, without doubt, the best one yet! Featuring 5 songs and 2 instrumentals, this is sure to please every fan of quality rock music. You want heavy rocking Hammond thrashing? You want...
Purity and Despair (1998)

Purity and Despair (1998)

This is the 10th Elegant Simplicity album and the first all instrumental release since 'Natural Instinct'. Initial quantities were available as a limited edition full colour picture disc. Fantastic artwork...
Reversal of Time (1997)

Reversal of Time (1997)

Mega release featuring a classic mixture of instrumentals and songs. Beautiful ballads and guitar/synth epics make this is a must buy for any self respecting rock fan. Release Info Proximity Records...
The Nature of Change (1996)

The Nature of Change (1996)

The eighth album and the first to appear on CD! An album of 2 halves - 6 vocal tracks and one instrumental. Basically, it was an attempt at trying to please everybody - the fans of the instrumental songs...
Natural Instinct (1995)

Natural Instinct (1995)

This is a collection of short instrumental tracks that started life as guitar duets. Full of big organ and guitar solos, this is an ideal introduction to the music of Elegant Simplicity. If you like your...
Several Bits of . . . (1994)

Several Bits of . . . (1994)

This compilation of Elegant Simplicity tracks was released by the Hometech Music Club - an organisation dedicated to the promotion of unsigned acts. They published a monthly newsletter and a cassette f...
Inside the Hurting (1994)

Inside the Hurting (1994)

This is an entirely guitar free instrumental album. Every note was performed on synths and midi guitar. Almost dance-like in places, but still uniquely Elegant Simplicity . Superb recording quality, mixed...
Crying to the Future (1994)

Crying to the Future (1994)

An all instrumental album, full of variety and captivating songs. Features great guitar and keys as well as some killer midi guitar work! The album sold extremely well (and was released 3 times on cassette)...
Endless Longing (1994)

Endless Longing (1994)

Like Inside The Hurting , another guitar free album. This is a concept work, mainly based around piano and synth. No guitar (except for the guitar synth) and it ends with the completely drum-free title ...
Blinded by Time (1993)

Blinded by Time (1993)

This is the third album, again all instrumental, and features some superb synth noises and excellent guitar playing. Musically, this album has a lot of brass and orchestral interludes interludes, but,...
Nocturnal Implications (1992)

Nocturnal Implications (1992)

Second album, with the songs taking on a generally longer outlook - but still melodic and free of widdly-diddly. Quite a strong jazz influence on the first track which, incidentally, later became the name...
Improper Advances (1992)

Improper Advances (1992)

This was the first Elegant Simplicity album - an entirely instrumental release. Lots of good rocking songs and plaintive ballads - did very well on its initial release. And now, June 8th 2011, it is...