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Verneri Pohjola and Mika Kallio

Animal Image

edition records



cd

Released: 23rd Feb 2018

£11.99


lp (pre-order)

Expected Release: 23rd Feb 2018

£19.99


this is a strikingly beautiful soundtrack album to a poetic documentary about the infinite relationship between man and animal, comprising meditative bells, rumbling trumpets and plenty of space.

Edited to an improvised score by Finnish trumpet Verneri Pohjola and percussionist Mika Kallio, the film illustrates the emotional bond between man and animal beyond the boundaries of written language or fictional storylines. The movie depicts nature-photographer and writer Heikki Willamo's journey to the landscape of the post ice-age northern wilderness to explore man's ancient relationship to his prey and Willamo's personal encounters with the inhabitants of the northern woods. Man, bear, sky and fire: the Finnish forest is a place like nowhere else, a place of dreams and the imagination, an ancient place where its denizens live in the shadows.

Animal Image

Tracklist

  1. Where Do You Feel at Home
  2. Outside
  3. Foxplay
  4. Man, Animal Image
  5. Goshawk’s Dream
  6. Animal Image