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ESP 2.0 – Peter Coyle (ex Lotus Eaters) : Tony Lowe :  Mark Brzezicki (Big Country) with Richard Smith and Pete Clark will perform the new album ’22 LAYERS OF SUNLIGHT’ and material from the top reviewed progressive rock album ‘Invisible Din’.  With Special Guest Mikey Cuthbert at The Half Moon and John Young (Lifesigns) at The Stables & Robin 2.

*The music can be compared to Genesis, King Crimson, Yes, and Peter Gabriel.


Tuesday – 17th April – The Half Moon Putney, London – ON SALE NOW! – [Mikey Cuthbert – Special Guest]

Saturday – 21st April – The Railway Inn – Winchester, Hants – ON SALE NOW!

Friday – 11th May – The Stables – Milton Keynes, Bucks – ON SALE NOW! – [John Young – Special Guest]

Friday – 6th July – Merlin Theatre – Frome, Somerset- ON SALE SOON!

*Sunday – 15th July – The Robin 2 – Bilston – ON SALE NOW! – [John Young – Special Guest]

*We’ve had to cancel the Box, Wiltshire gig due to schedule conflicts.

*Mark Brzezicki will not be playing at The Stables, Milton Keynes & Merlin Theatre – Frome event due to schedule conflicts but we are excited to have the talented Greg Pringle on board.

*dates, times & guests are subject to change
‘22 LAYERS OF SUNLIGHT’ – Album Line-Up (Release 20/04/2018) is the new collaboration between Tony Lowe 22 Layers of Sunlight(guitarist/composer/producer) Peter Coyle (ex-Lotus Eaters) and Mark Brzezicki (Big Country). Peter Coyle, who was recently described as ‘one of the most under-rated singer/songwriters in the UK’ has now joined forces with renowned composer/producer Tony Lowe to write these deeply evocative and stunningly original songs, merging passionate vocals and intricate soundscapes. Sometimes using complex rhythmic structures, delivered by Mark Brzezicki, overlaid with modern progressive rock elements and orchestral movements, the music creates an intense, dramatic but ultimately uplifting experience. Also featuring Pete Clark and Richard Smith on bass and keyboards. *Mark Brzezicki will not be playing at the Merlin Theatre – Frome event due to schedule conflicts.

*Special Guest Mikey Cuthbert at The Half Moon

Mikey Cuthbert is a singer songwriter from Southend on Sea. His music is guitar based acoustic indie and his gritty but beautiful lyrics express his real-life experiences and emotions. Mikey co-hosted the instant cult hit and real time internet show ‘In the Attic’ with Rachel Fuller, which included live music, witty rhetoric and guest appearances from established musicians and celebrities such as Pete Townshend, Simon Townshend, Jerry Hall, Adele and Roger Daltrey. In 2005 Mikey released an EP ‘Invisible’ produced by Simon Townshend and executive producer Pete Townshend, featuring Mark Brzezicki, Matt Pegg and Simon Townshend.

Since then Mikey brought up his two children and began to write and perform again in the last 4 years. He has been composing and performing songs which he uploads and shares on both his Facebook and YouTube channels and will be releasing an album in 2018… Cont Photo by Lewis Wilson

*Special Guest John Young (Lifesigns) at The Stables & Robin 2

John YoungJohn Young (Lifesigns) – flying solo. John has played with and written for many bands over the years; Asia, The Scorpions, Paul Rodgers, Bonnie Tyler, John Wetton, Greenslade, and Strawbs. More recently he has returned to his progressive roots with Lifesigns who crowdfunded their recent CD Cardington in just 48 hours and got to number 4 in the Indie Chart ‘despite’ no mainstream radio plays. To supplement his work with Lifesigns John is re-visiting the solo show with the impending re-release of his Significance CD. The live set features songs old and new and also visits some areas of both Lifesigns and the John Young Band.

 “One of the best albums of 2016 and maybe of the decade.”

“A triumph of style, and substance”

”Glorious and traditional British prog-rock”


THE ALBUM – RELEASE – 20/04/2018

Album Line-Up

  • Peter Coyle – formed The Lotus Eaters in 1982. He is best known for the international hit The First Picture of You which still enjoys regular airplay on many radio shows today and remains a firm favourite with both old and new listeners. He left the band in early 2017. Peter has written and recorded with Toyah, The Lightning Seeds’ Ian Broudie, Space’s David Yorkie Palmer, OMD’s Mal Holmes. A talented producer, he has worked with Steve Power (Robbie Williams, Julian Cope) Ronnie Stone (The Pixies) and has composed for the film (Powder 2011). He also recently worked with Heaven 17’s, Martyn Ware, where he performed at the National Portrait Gallery in London – continued.
  • Tony Lowe – Guitars with Simon Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Modern English, Julian Lennon and many more. Producer to ‘David Cross & Robert Fripp’, John Foxx, Toyah, Bram Stoker, Simon Townshend and more. Currently producing Pete Banks tribute album ‘Crossover’ featuring David Cross and members of King Crimson and Yes.
  • Mark Brzezicki – Drummer with Big Country, Phil Collins, Pete Townshend, Sting, Procol Harum, The Cult and Midge Ure.
  • Pete Clark – Bass – has played in many original bands since the early 1980’s. His taste in music is eclectic but a constant favourite has always been progressive rock. This interest has led to his current involvement with tribute bands “What The Floyd” and “Progfathers”. He has been a professional musician since 1989 and has performed with numerous cover/function bands including T-BASS where he met his singer/songwriter wife, Fran. Together they set up their own label and have produced and released two solo albums for Fran, “To Fly” (2007) and “Beautiful People” (2013).
  • Richard Smith – Keyboards – trained as a classical organist and harpsichordist, studying all over Europe and giving solo recitals in many cathedrals. Until recently he made is living principally as a choral and orchestral conductor but has recently discovered the joys of playing rock’n’roll. He is also the keyboardist for the Pink Floyd tribute band What The Floyd and The Rube Goldberg Machine.


    Invisible Din – The Album – 4/5 & 4.5/5 Stars

    ‘Invisible Din’ is written and produced by Tony Lowe who co-produced the ‘Starless Starlight‘ album by David Cross & Robert Fripp and ‘Cold Reading‘ by Bram Stoker, among Lowe & Brzezicki's ESP - Invisible Dinothers. ‘Invisible Din’ is a unique symphonic, progressive rock concept album and a collaboration with musicians from King Crimson, Van der Graaf Generator, Big Country – Procol Harum, GTR, Lifesigns, and Landmarq. Released 2016.

    Lowe cleverly combines sumptuous orchestration with incisive guitar and keyboards, compelling lyrics and soaring vocals. The critical fifth element is the intricate, precise rhythms of Mark Brzezicki…A triumph of style, and substanceRecord Collector January 2017

    I’ve got a feeling that symphonic progressive rock has a new standard-bearer. I’ll certainly seek out future ESP shows in London and the South East – long may they continue.Gareth’s Prog Blog

    The performance is absolutely exemplary, without the slightest imperfection expert hands move in unison as guided by the inspired direction of Lowe…The debut of the ESP has all it takes to become a must for all lovers of progressive rock.” from Open by Claudia PorcedduEnglish Translation

    About Peter Coyle’s vocals –which come from deep within the soul. He lives and breathes this music and it can be felt as well as heard in his songsPeter Coyle – An Exclusive

    Invisible Din – Official Album Promo
    (This line-up exclusive to album)


    Follow Invisible Din on Twitter – @ESPInvisibleDin or on Facebook – @ESP.InvisibleDin

    *The ESP Project Invisible Din has an open door collaboration policy, the performer line-up may vary for shows and subsequent albums.
    *About Peter Coyle
    Interview with Peter Coyle formerly of The Lotus Eaters
    *About What The Floyd