Nils Frahm - Music For Animals

Nils Frahm - Music For Animals

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This item is scheduled to be released on 23rd September 2022.

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Expansive, pensive and epic new set from Nils Frahm.

Description

Nils Frahm returns with an expansive new album, Music For Animals, his first fresh studio material since 2018’s ‘All Melody’ and 2019’s associated ‘All Encores’. Containing ten tracks and clocking in at over three hours long, it’s an ambitious and compelling set different to anything Frahm’s released to date – in fact, it finds the Piano Day founder declining to use a piano – but at the same time retains many of the qualities that have set the influential musician’s work apart over much of the last two decades.

Unfolding at an unhurried, meditative pace in a celebration of tone, timbre and texture – and thus of sound itself – Music For Animals offers an unusually immersive experience. “My constant inspiration,” Frahm explains, “was something as mesmerising as watching a great waterfall or the leaves on a tree in a storm. It’s good we have symphonies and music where there’s a development, but a waterfall doesn’t need an Act 1, 2, 3, then an outcome, and nor do the leaves on a tree in a storm. Some people like watching the leaves rustle and the branches move. This record is for them”.

Music For Animals is a substantial collection that encourages listeners to bask in its tranquility at their chosen depth, demanding only as much attention as they wish to contribute. As Frahm himself happily points out, “It all comes back to that waterfall. If you want to watch it, watch it. If you don’t, then you don’t have to. It will always be the same, yet never quite the same.” Indeed, that’s Music For Animals’ greatest strength. Instantly recognisable, it’s still like nothing else.

The 3CD set is cased in a cardboard wallet and single cardboard inner sleeves. This 4LP vinyl edition comes housed in a single-pocket cardboard jacket, and protected by premium quality three-ply, anti-static inner sleeves (Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab’s Original Master Sleeves).

Tracklisting

The Dog with 1000 Faces
Mussel Memory
Seagull Scene
Sheep in Black and White
Stepping Stone
Briefly
Right Right Right
World of Squares
Lemon Day
Do Dream

Artist: Nils Frahm
Label: Leiter
Catalogue: 4050538819397
Barcode: 4050538819397
Format: 4LP or 3CD
Release Date: 23rd September 2022

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 23rd September 2022.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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