EMILIE ZOÉ & CHRISTIAN G.GAUCHER – “Pigeons – Soundtrack for the Birds on the Treetops Watching the Movie of our Lives” – DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

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out April 3rd 2020 on Hummus Records

01 – Intro – Climbing Up The Stairs – The Studio Is In The Attic
02 – The Grand Scheme
03 – Next Time
04 – Interlude 1 – Midday
05 – The Painter
06 – We Age (Wars)
07 – People
08 – Interlude 2 – Tap Dance
09 – Lotta
10 – Daddy – Looking For Him
11 – The Good Life

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An alternative soundtrack for Roy Andersson’s movie A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

Emilie Zoé was invited in 2018 by the alternative film festival « 2300 plan 9 à Les Étranges Nuits du Cinéma » in La Chaux-de-Fonds, CH to create a live soundtrack for a movie of her choice. She asked Christian Garcia-Gaucher, who had recently produced her second album The Very Start, to join the project. They chose together Roy Andersson’s A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence for its hypnotic rhythm and its overall contemplative atmosphere and worn out colors. Within a few days, they wrote a collection of delicate themes and slightly melancholic interludes that they could play along the original feature. The show sold out and it felt crucial to everyone that such an exciting project would not end there. They gathered few months later in Swiss producer Louis Jucker’s tiny attic studio to lay these sounds on rusty second hand tapes. These 11 demo tapes merged spontaneously into a rich collaborative album, that assembles lo-fi pop hits and intriguing field recordings into a surprisingly coherent whole.

credits

All songs written by Emilie Zoé & Christian Garcia-Gaucher
Produced by Louis Jucker
Recorded and mixed by Louis Jucker on old tapes at Le Palier, Lausanne (CH), September 2018
Mastered by Morgan Hug aka Organ Mug
Artwork by Emilie Zoé
Layout by Lucile Péléraux

LINEUP Disque :
Emilie Zoé : UFO organ (1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10), guitar (5, 11), dobro (3), percussions (8), vocals
Christian Garcia-Gaucher : guitar (1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10), bontempi (5), percussions (6, 8), UFO organ (11), vocals
Louis Jucker : cello (3), percussions (11)

LINEUP Live :
Emilie Zoé : UFO organ, guitar, vocals
Christian Garcia-Gaucher : guitar, bontempi, vocals
Nicolas Pittet : drums, vocals