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Hildur Gudnadottir - Saman
Vinyl LP
£15.99

Hildur Gudnadottir

Saman

Touch

Released: 8th September 2014 | 11 track ambient album

Artwork & photography by Jon Wozencroft
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye
Vinyl cut by Jason @ Transition

This album is about resonance: on Saman, which means Together, Hildur melts her voice with her cello, connecting the two instruments together. The result is a highly involving and moving album, recorded, mixed and mastered in Berlin. Hildur's sylph-like vocals contrast beautifully with rich cello tones, resolving the tension between light and dark to produce a unique listening experience.


Vinyl Track listing:

Side A

1. Strokur
2. Frá
3. Birting
4. Heyr Himnasmiður
5. Bær

Side B

6. Heima
7. Í hring
8. Rennur upp
9. Til baka
10. Líður
11. Þoka

All tracks composed, performed and recorded by Hildur Guðnadóttir in Berlin, except Heyr Himnasmiður (track 4), composed by Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson, lyrics by Kolbeinn Tumason. Cello made by David Wiebe in 1991. [Cello nr 49]

Track 6, bass by Skúli Sverrisson, string fretted cello built by Hans Jóhannsson, resonated through two grand pianos.

Tracks 1, 4 and 6 recorded by Francesco Donadello.

All tracks mixed by Francesco Donadello and Hildur Guðnadóttir at Vox-Ton Studio, Berlin.