Eastern Flowers (LP)

Eastern Flowers (LP)

Sven Wunder

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UPC/EAN

7320470242124

DESCRIPTION

This is the first stop on Sven Wunder’s musical journey. Wunder takes the listener somewhere around the easternmost part of the Mediterranean Sea, around the Levantine Sea, where he paints a colourful portrait and illustrates the regions flora through sound. The fruitage is a vivid bouquet where Wunder fuses colours and pigments by using traditional and modern instruments merged with arrangements and melodies that stretches from popular to folk music by portraying tulips, red roses, hibiscus, hyacinths, chamomile, magnolia, daisies etcetera. With both fine and thick brushes are these flowers being pictured in a both modern and classic idiom. The outcome is prismatic. It stands between Anatolian rock and European jazz-funk with ponderous drum patterns, groovy organs, far-out synthesizers, enchanting Saz and impetuous bass lines. Eastern Flowers sweeps through time and space and points towards the future. It could appeal both psych and prog listeners, folk or jazz aficionados and as well the gourmet hip hop connoisseurs.

Eastern Flowers is the US issue of 2019’s Doğu Çiçekleri. This record is produced with financial support from the Swedish Arts Council.

TRACKLIST

A1. Black Iris
A2. Tulip
A3. Magnolia
A4. Lotus
A5. Lily
A6. Red Rose

B1. Hibiscus
B2. Magnolia (reprise)
B3. Morning Glory
B4. Chamomile
B5. Hyacinth
B6. Daisy
B7. Gilboa Iris