Fluance is a melodic prog band featuring Duncan Mackay and their first album is entitled Lunacry, and the music is definitely inspired by Pink Floyd. Fortunately, Fluance does things in its own distinct way. The tracks are an often an array of nostalgic sound and soulful melodies hugely reminiscent of the golden progrock era. The other core members in Fluance in addition to the above mentioned Duncan Mackay include, Philip Lane and Jane Lane, Marty Prior and Jonny Welburn.
Lunacy has been recorded using the instrumentation and production techniques available in the 1970’s in the heyday of the Prog Rock genre. The musicians in the band are known from various musical contexts. Duncan Mackay is famous for his work with The Alan Parsons Project, Camel, Budgie, 10CC, Kate Bush and Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel. Marty Prior from his work with Cockney Rebel and Barry James Thomas from Sad Cafe and his work with Phil Lynott.
The songs are written by Philip Lane and Jane Lane and Philip Lane has recorded, produced and mixed the album at the Beehouse Recording Studios in Llanfyllin, Wales. Organ and piano parts were also recorded by Duncan Mackay and Mick Evans at Melpro Studios in Cape Town.