Also, the vocal duet is unusual for Faun for its alternating timing and different style of harmonizing. This seems to be the directional flow that Germany's prog folk masters have chosen since their more acoustic start on 2002's Zaubersprüche. A quiet song that I wish I knew German for I know that the story being told is the key to really valuing this song. Lisa takes up a simple melody alone for the first verse and then is joined by another female voice and some other instrumentation violin, flutes, hand drums, electronic drums, harp. Nice vocal arrangements but nothing really new here until the final 20 seconds.
Set to a slow tempo of computer- sequenced electronic drums and hi-hat, a single female voice enters to carry the lyric over a beautiful, rather simple melody line. There is a certain classic feel to the tracks, like they were in some way a yet unreleased collection of favourites. Not quite as good as their masterpieces, Eden 2011 and Totem 2005 , but back to that level after 2013's disappointing Von den Elben. Their lyrics are sung in a wide range of both modern and historical languages. Archived from on 6 November 2014.
By the sixth minute the song is devolving into the opening mix, with those eery hums and now laughing children's voices carrying forward the disturbing feeling of this song. The song builds and builds, slowly but ever so powerfully, resolutely. Strings harmonics accompany a sample narration of environmentalist content. I can imagine sitting on my wooden bench beneath a cool August night sky being lulled into a pleasantly hypnotic state by these songs. As well as titans 808 State, Autechre, Plaid, B12, etc. To get an idea and an understanding of what exactly lossless format has to offer, you only have to listen to it once.
Faun seek to promote a form of they characterize as. It is also to hear the deep breaths that a singer within a performance, how a guitarist runs his fingers over the strings of his beloved guitar, how a drummer brushes the snare drums. Poignant and seductive, like shadows manifistating in the dark. Another five star masterpiece of prog folk from Germany's folk masters. The drwn out second half has some really nice instrumental performances and tension.
Teamed with founding member Fiona Rüggeberg's professional alto voice, the two soar. Tilo Weber Quartet - Four Fauns - Prelude 2. During his career, Pflum's productions gradually became more edgy, the melodies more subtle and the drum programming more equilibristic. But for now this album especially when sung in the native countries language makes this Norse and Mythical sounding album so much better for it. This site was created for real music lovers. Stormwatch 1987, Chrysalis, 252 667, W. For the most part it works--especially as a complement or takeover for the rhythm section.
Satyros Niel Mitra Remix 3:59 05. Hymn To Pan 6:57 07. . Brynhilds Lied Bonus Track 9:50 2011 - Eden 1:12:10 01. There are many songs on Eden that are longer than the band has traditionally recorded, which, due to the mesmerizing weaves and melody lines, is something I enjoy tremendously. Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Review 579091. Archived from on 30 March 2014.
Posted Sunday, December 21, 2014 Review 1326981 This is perhaps the best pure folk Prog Folk album I've ever heard. At the end of the sixth minute the support of the full band instrumentation rebuilds until again falling away as Oliver and Fiona finish the song's vocal. Absolutely stunning, gut-wrenchingly emotional song! Tanz Uber Die Brucke 4:05 06. July 30, 1946 on bass, and John Evans b. Tilo Weber Quartet - Tadd's Delight.
Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Review 1670081 I find Totem quite disappointing considering the meteoric rise Faun had achieved from 2002's Zaubersprüche to 2005's Renaissance. The debut album Zaubersprüche deals mainly with slow ballads from the era between the and. According to the band, this figure which is often also depicted as a natural or forestal spirit, shall express the members' connection with nature. From left to right: Oliver s. Adam Lay Ybounden 4:37 06. If my German were better, this lovely song might not seem so long and soporific. Tanz Mit Mir Duett Mit Santiano 3:02 05.
Troum Unde Spiegelglas 7:37 2003 - Licht 51:30 01. At the same time, Birgit left the band, to continue her musical life with the folk-rock band. In 2003 the band released their second album, Licht, and performed at several festivals in support of this music. Plus the musical support consists of only drums. Fort 3:54 2005 - Renaissance 50:59 01.