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What if a hotelroom could “sing” of the life stories and events it had witnessed? Intrigued by that question, Canadian pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales and Pulp frontman Jarvis Cover conjure up the lifes of previous occupants of Hollywood’s Chateau Hotel Marmont. Many infamous and famous guests like actress Jean Harlow or Mark Twain’s daughter Clara inhabited the hotel’s room 29. Thus, the Deutsche Grammophon album appears as a 21st-century song cycle about glittering fantasy and often bleak reality of Hollywood and at the same time as metaphor for a place within each of us, home to our deepest desires and fantasies.

Read a complete review of this project here.

The melody haunted me and I realized it was taken from a Ryuichi Sakamoto track composed for the soundtrack of Babel

And looking for other versions on my iTunes, I found this song by Ibeyi who also borrowed the melody.

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April 10, 2017 at 12:00

Audiogramme du vendredi 1er Janvier 2016

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1. Kamasi Washington – Theme from Color Guard
2. Bill Ryder-Jones – Sunday Morning
3. Neil Young – Only Love Can Break Your Heart
4. Bahamas – Please Forgive My Heart (Bobby Womack)
5. The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden
6. Ibeyi – Stranger / Lover (Mark Ronson Re-fix)
7. Kid Loco – A Little Bit Of Soul
8. Jamie Xx (Featuring Romy) – Loud Places [Herberts Higher Dub]
9. Ducktails – Don’t Want To Let You Know
10. Ana Tijoux – Vengo
11. The Walker Brothers – People Get Ready
12. Strand Of Oaks – Wonderful (The Way I Feel) (My Morning Jacket)
13. The Velvet Underground – Pale Blue Eyes
14. Prince – Creep [Coachella Festival 4/26/2008]

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