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by Crystal Dreams

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Pain 11:33
Anaesthesia 00:52
At Peace 45:04


Sedation is a musical journey inspired by the periods of my life when I have needed to use medication to manage my mental health.

Different types of medications can have a wide range of side effects, most of which are unpleasant. However with patience, tolerance, and combined therapy these kinds of treatments can be highly beneficial to a wide range of people. They're a good tool to have in your toolbox. If you'd like to learn more about depression, anxiety, and their associated treatments then I recommend you visit beyondblue.org.au which is a great resource no matter what part of the world you live in.


released December 12, 2011

Special thanks to Belinda and Bethany for their support during the making of this release.

Thanks to Glen, Tami, Bec, and Bruce for being a fantastic "medical team" for me during these last few years.

Cover art photography by Tom Varco (cc-by-sa).


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Crystal Dreams Melbourne, Australia

Crystal Dreams is the brain child of musician and keyboard player Joel Sutton who is based in Melbourne, AU. Joel brings together tracks in both the ambient and new age genres using a combination of analog synthesizer sounds and traditional new age sounds. The end results are a blend of melodic relaxation journeys and meditative ambient landscapes all with a strong emphasis on improvisation. ... more

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