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HAMPSHIRE & FOAT - Nightshade (LP)

Catalog Number: AOTNLP018

Label: Athens Of The North

Format: Vinyl

Artist: HAMPSHIRE / FOAT

Release Type: Album

Genre: Recommendations, Funk / Soul / Jazz / Disco,

Availability: In stock

£21.49

HAMPSHIRE & FOAT - Nightshade (LP)

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This Hampshire & Foat project should not come as too much of a surprise to those familiar withGreg& Warren's music, influenced heavily by not just Jazz but the library sound of the 60s and 70s along with film soundtracks from the same golden era.Greg& Warren are avid collectors of this music,Gregsends me links night and day to LPs he has picked up digging on his travels. This constant search sends him down new musical pathways and often sparks a whole new concepts for projects. Warren andGregare both fiercely creative talented individuals which means we have to keep them working, a challenge for us all, but the music rewards the effort many times over.

We had talked for a long time about doing a Library style LP (somethingGregis very passionate about) so during different recording sessions Greg& Warren started laying down various tracks with a view to the LP we have here.

Side one is 5 tracks in very distinct styles, musical paintings for the big screen. The vast sound of the Japanese influenced Jasmine, The Spaghetti Western melancholy of Mariposa Lily, The call to action that is Antonio's Theme, The Breezy Vintage sports car in the sun that Coastal Drivepaints, and Lost in Nostalgia, a late night Poirotesk piece.

Side 2

Is a classic library suite, which Greg describes as a Detective's theme with different variations on the motifs.

1 Jasmine
2 Mariposa Lily
3 Antonio's Theme
4 Coastal Drive
5 Lost In Nostalgia
6 Introduction
7 Nightshade (Echo Flute & Bowed Bass)
8 Nightshade (Main Theme)
9 Nightshade (Solo Strings & Solo Fender Rhodes)
10 Nightshade (Pizzicato Strings & Walking Bass)
11 Nightshade (Multi-Tracked Piano)
12 Main Theme (Reprise)
HAMPSHIRE & FOAT - Nightshade (LP)
  • 1 Jasmine
  • 2 Mariposa Lily
  • 3 Antonio's Theme
  • 4 Coastal Drive
  • 5 Lost In Nostalgia
  • 6 Introduction
  • 7 Nightshade (Echo Flute & Bowed Bass)
  • 8 Nightshade (Main Theme)
  • 9 Nightshade (Solo Strings & Solo Fender Rhodes)
  • 10 Nightshade (Pizzicato Strings & Walking Bass)
  • 11 Nightshade (Multi-Tracked Piano)
  • 12 Main Theme (Reprise)

Additional Information

Artist HAMPSHIRE / FOAT
Label Athens Of The North
Format Vinyl
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