Sean Lennon Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Undead

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Undead
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Chimera Music

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.89
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lennon conjures 1960s art-film sounds....Synths and chordal vocals set the mood."
Clash (magazine) - "It's compelling and intriguing, and showcases Lennon's musical versatility..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Title Theme
  • Buy for $0.992.Elsinore
  • Buy for $0.993.Feed
  • Buy for $0.994.Elsinore Reprise
  • Buy for $0.995.Fortenbras
  • Buy for $0.996.Yorick's Skull
  • Buy for $0.997.Charlotte's Theme
  • Buy for $0.998.Hamlet's Theme
  • Buy for $0.999.Gibber and Squeak
  • Buy for $0.9910.Elsinore Revisited
  • Buy for $0.9911.'s Blood
  • Buy for $0.9912.Bobby's Bedroom
  • Buy for $0.9913.The Interview
  • Buy for $0.9914.Finale
  • Buy for $0.9915.Desire

Product Description:

Personnel: Sean Lennon (vocals); Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Miho Hatori (vocals); Jaron Lanier (flute); Louis Schwadron (French horn).
Audio Mixer: Scott Hollingsworth.
Recording information: The Library.
Sean Lennon's original score for the low-budget vampire film Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead - released as a soundtrack prior to the movie's full-fledged release, perhaps as a way to garner attention for the film - allows Lennon to indulge in some '60s fetishes from Ennio Morricone to Brian Wilson. It's the kind of lushly dramatic, red velvet music that plays both straight and ironic; Lennon's tongue may be planted in his cheek on occasion, but he still loves the theatricality of the enterprise, whether it's the music box tinkling of "Elsinore Revisited" or the dreamy tremolo of "Bobby's Bedroom." Lennon is adept at creating a mood and sustaining it - especially impressive because this was created almost entirely through a MIDI set up - and that makes this good mood music on its own terms, whether it works with the film or not. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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  • UPC: 616892050360
  • Shipping Weight: 0.11/lbs (approx)
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