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Original Soundtracks 1 is a studio album recorded by rock band U2 and Brian Eno under the pseudonym Passengers as a side project. Released on 6 Novemberthe album is a collection of songs written for mostly imaginary films the exceptions being songs for Ghost in the ShellMiss Sarajevoand Beyond the Clouds. Willing To Forgive - Aretha Franklin - Greatest Hits (1980-1994) to Eno's involvement as a full songwriting partner and the album's experimental nature, the moniker "Passengers" was chosen to distinguish it from U2's conventional albums.
It was commercially unnoticed by the band's standards and received generally mixed reviews. Guest musicians on the record included Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti on "Miss Sarajevo" and producer Howie Bwho would co-produce U2's following album, Pop According to Eno, near the end of the recording sessions for U2's album Zooropathe band hit "a stone wall" and were getting obsessive about small details.
It was designed to open us up a little". After they completed their Zoo TV Tour in Decemberthe band returned to the studio with no particular agenda or project on which to work. The result was about 25 hours of recorded experimentation that produced Original Soundtracks 1.
At this time, the US charts were dominated by movie soundtrack Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica and singles. Once Eno Vol. 1 out that it would not be Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica real ploy for radio airplay, but a spoof of one, U2 agreed to the concept.
U2 had frequently improvised in the past, and in the Original Soundtracks 1 sessions they engaged in free-form jamming to video clips from various films. You have to be careful not to disturb Invaders - Various - XTC Trax 6 organic flow of the thing. Part of the group's intent in creating Original Soundtracks 1 had been to make a "night-time" record.
Every record has a location, a place Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica you enjoy listening to it, whether that be a bedroom or a club, Vol. 1 this record location is a fast train. It's slo-mo music though. But it has an odd sense of speed in the background.
With this in mind the band had tried to create "visual music" when recording, continuing a trend that began with their song " Zooropa ". The genesis, recording and subsequent release of the album is detailed in Eno's diaries A Year with Swollen Appendices.
About half of the album is instrumental, and the vocal tracks generally stray from the clear hooks and melodies that usually define U2's work. Of these, the delicate " Miss Sarajevo ", featuring Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti on vocals, is considered the most memorable. Brian Eno alluded to some extra tracks that were recorded with the Japanese singer Holi at the time and that they may be released at some point in the future: " Some of the Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica pieces Just Let It Come - Alive N Kickin - Alive N Kickin really lovely too, and I'm sure will see the light of day.
But she was absolutely fantastic. The album alleges to be a collection of songs written for movies, hence the title Original Soundtracks. The album's booklet contains detailed descriptions of the film for which each song was written. Most of the films are non-existent; however, three of the 13 films listed on the album are real: Beyond the CloudsMiss Sarajevoand Ghost in the Shell One Minute Warning played during the closing credits.
The song was later released as a B-side on the " Staring at ТV-мрежа - Ирра - Ирра Sun " single inand on the B-sides disc of The Best of — The track is an instrumental version of the U2 song " Zoo Station ", which appears on 's Achtung Baby. The track "Always Forever Now" appeared only briefly in the film Heatbut was included in the soundtrackwhich also includes other tracks by Brian Eno.
The track "Plot " was also used in the film Heat but only in a deleted scene. The film descriptions contain Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica hidden references and in-jokes, beginning with the descriptions' supposed authors, "Ben O'Rian and C. Bofop", both references to Brian Eno. The first is a simple anagram of the name, while the second replaces each letter with the alphabetically following letter.
Because of the nature of the music and the decision to release it under another name, the album is easily the least-known and poorest-selling in the U2 catalogue. Further, critical reaction from the fans and even the band members has been mixed. Drummer Larry Mullen, Jr.
We crossed it on the Passengers record. However, 'Miss Sarajevo' is a classic. Track 8 co-written by Holi. Track 11 co-written by Howie B. Vasterbron - Various - Forever Electronica Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Westside Studios London Hanover Dublin. Knight-Ridder News Service. The Ultimate Music Guide. Original Soundtracks 1 Promo Digipack.
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