End Where You Begin

by Ian Randall Thornton

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On February 22nd, 2014, Ian Randall Thornton released his debut EP “End Where You Begin”, a six track continuous song series about the beauty and difficulty of love in the context of change, life, and death. This soulful folk record is a journey of breathtaking tension and release. Intricate, heartfelt acoustic guitar and Ian’s rich baritone blend with tasteful string arrangements and other instruments that seem to enter and exit like a brilliantly choreographed play. Poetic and descriptive lyrics draw you into a cinematic narrative that feels like a good conversation flowing from layer to layer of the weighty topic. For such a lofty conceptual album it remains approachable, human and personal while leaving the listener feeling enriched, embraced and contemplative.


released February 22, 2014

Album credits
Produced by - Ian Randall Thornton and Ryan Meadows
Engineered by - Ryan Meadows and Junior Favela at collector studios
Mixed by - Jonathan Santana
Mastered by - Matt Ruckle
Photography by - Randall Thornton
Graphic design by - Manny Gonzalez
Songs written and arranged by - Ian Randall Thornton

Electric guitar - Gabe Rosenfarb
Drums - Jacob Dyer
Violin - Jessi Hunt
Violin and viola - Jenni Hunt
Piano - Junior Favela
Acoustic guitar, Bass guitar, upright bass, ukulele and vocals - Ian Randall Thornton



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Ian Randall Thornton Norfolk, Virginia

Ian Randall Thornton is a touring indie folk artist from Norfolk, VA. His music captures your attention and walks you through life's complexities and truths with honest vulnerability; somehow leaving you feeling comforted, inspired and contemplative.

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