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Johann Johannsson

Retrospective II


8cd + dvd

Released: 18th Sep 2020


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Honouring Icelandic composer and innovator of sound Jóhann Jóhannsson, DG celebrates his life and musical legacy with the release of volume two of his sought-after RETROSPECTIVE edition in September 2020.

The deluxe hardcover book edition will include a comprehensive selection of his multi-award-winning and most influential scores & studio albums including his scores for Denis Villeneuve’s movies Sicario & Arrival. The collection will also feature his original soundtracks for The Theory of Everything, The Mercy, his outstanding DG debut album Orphée, 12 Conversations with Thilo Heinzmann and his remastered early masterwork and milestone recording Englabörn including the corresponding Variations featuring Vikingur Ólafsson, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ambient-Duo A Winged Victory for a Sullen et al.The edition will furthermore include previously unreleased tracks two new essays by Wyndham Wallace and John Schaefer, a Bonus-DVD documenting his memorable concert at Funkhaus Berlin in December 2016, and a large number of rare photographs offering deep insights into Jóhann’s biography and music.

Retrospective II