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olafur arnalds

living room songs

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cd

Released: 6th Dec 2011

£9.99


10" + download

Released: 13th Feb 2012

out of stock


special very limited edition 10" version with dvd

Released: 29th Feb 2012

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a selection of beautiful instrumentals recorded live in the intimate setting of arnalds’ living room with a small cast of musicians.

following in the spirit of arnalds' critically acclaimed ‘found songs’ (2009) where he wrote, recorded & released a free song every day for a week, this time ólafur takes the idea further & invites the audience into the comfort of his living room. the delicate piano & string based pieces range from subtle, melodic explorations with 1 or 2 collaborators  to squeezing a 14-piece orchestra into the room, capturing a swooping, epic composition. there is a tangible kinship & shared musical vision on display in these works & you can’t help envy the neighbours. a stunning set of compositions for fans of max richter, a winged victory for the sullen & nils frahm.

***SPECIAL EXTRA LIMITED EDITION 10" Vinyl includes a DVD of the recording session - only available in selected shops!***

living room songs

Tracklist

  1. Fyrsta
  2. Near Light
  3. Film Credits
  4. Tomorrow's Song
  5. Ágúst
  6. Lag fyrir Ömmu
  7. This Place Is A Shelter