Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra

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26th March 2021 / LP or CD / Luaka Bop
"The best way to understand the record, it would seem, is to listen to it over and over, each time more closely than the last, trusting in its revelatory powers. That way, something intensely rewarding emerges: few recent records have given back as generously as this."
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Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra

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American jazz saxophonist and Sam Shepherd collaborate with The London Symphony Orchestra - Compelling experimental jazz fusion on David Byrne's innovative Luaka Bop.

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+ The 140g LP edition repress was released 10th September 2021.
+ The 180g LP edition repress is expected 24th September 2021.

One per customer on the 180gm LP please.

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Both LP formats come with a gatefold die-cut sleeve. The Indie shop exclusive format is pressed on 180g black vinyl. The LP is pressed on standard 140g black vinyl.


Sam Shepherd (Floating Points): Pharoah...

Pharoah Sanders: Huh...?

Sam: Were you asleep? I'm sorry...

Pharoah: No no... I was listening... and dreaming... and listening to music in my head...

Sam: Oh wow... sorry.

Pharoah: Many times, people think I might be asleep... but in fact, I am just listening to music in my head. I'm always listening... to the sounds around me... and playing, in my mind... and sometimes I dream.

Sam: What were you dreaming about?

Pharoah: I'm on a ship. In the ocean. Bears coming around smoking cigars. The bears are singing, ‘We have the music. We have what you're looking for.’ I say, ‘Really?’ And I was making fish dinners. Shark... Lobster. Got all kinds of fish. And you know, a good pie. Pumpkin pie. You like pumpkin pie?

Pharoah: How you like that take, Sam?

Sam: It's cool. I think the bit in the middle, where it stops again...I think you can hear... We were both kind of confused. I like it as well because it sounds like two musicians that are trying to guide each other.

Pharoah: I think that's it right there. It came out different. It came out good though.

Sam: You happy?

Pharoah: Yeah, I'm cool with it.
Sam: Okay. Yeah, I think your playing is beautiful.

Format /LP or CD
Released /26th March 2021
Catalogue / LB97LP180
Barcode / 0680899189712
Label /Luaka Bop
Genre / Experimental
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