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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

loin des hommes (original motion picture soundtrack)

kobalt



cd

Released: 18th May 2015

£6.99


gatefold lp + download

Released: 18th May 2015

£18.99

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The latest ravishing score by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis is for director David Olehoffen's 'Loin Des Hommes (Far From Men)', Adapted from a short story by Albert Camus.

With its mesmeric drones, pointillist piano jabs, weeping strings & nerve-jangling electronics, this is one of the duo's most emotive & experimental soundtracks to date, sounding both achingly intimate & cosmically vast. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis create film & theatre scores that are elegantly minimal, hauntingly beautiful & instantly recognisable as theirs alone. Full of light & shade, creeping dread & inconsolable yearning, these heavily instrumental sound paintings inject aching humanity into ghostly frontier towns, parched desert vistas & post-apocalyptic war zones. Most are built around the duos intertwined piano & violin melodies, with sporadic use of guitar, flute, mandolin, celeste, percussion & other elements.
 

loin des hommes (original motion picture soundtrack)

Tracklist

  1. Far From Men
  2. The Teacher
  3. Bloody Cheche
  4. Dead Horse
  5. Setting Out
  6. Mountain Scramble
  7. Dust Storm
  8. Bandits
  9. The March
  10. Berzina
  11. Farewell At Tinguit
  12. No Class Today
  13. Teacher's Farewell
  14. Far From Men 2