The Brink (album)

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The Brink
Studio album by Alternative 4
Released 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre Gothic rock, melancholic, rock
Label Avantgarde Music, Prophecy Productions
Producer Duncan Patterson

The Brink is the first album by Duncan Patterson's gothic rock band Alternative 4. It was first released in 2011.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Brink"
  2. "False Light"
  3. "Alternate"
  4. "Underlooked"
  5. "Still Waters"
  6. "The Dumbing Down
    I. The Travesty Waltz
    II. Steakknife's Theme
    III. Silent Approval
  7. "Automata"
  8. "The Brink (Reprise)"


  • Music and lyrics: Duncan Patterson
  • Piano, keyboards, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, vocals: Duncan Patterson
  • Violin, cello: Filipa Vale
  • Vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar: Mark Kelson
  • Choir: El Coro Camino Real
  • Drums, percussion: Mauro Frison
  • Guest appearances: Georgina Rios (Vocals), Mehdi Messouci (Piano)
  • Engineer: Mark Kelson, Mick Cronin, Paulo Basilio
  • Illustration: Gustavo Matteo
  • Layout: Mark Kelson
  • Mastered by Nim
  • Mixed by Duncan Patterson, Paulo Basilio


Two official videos were released for The Brink, one for "Underlooked" (directed by Nicolas Giraldon and Mehdi Messouci), the other for "False Light" (directed by Luís Rolo).

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