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Moon & Moon - VII Acts Of An Iron King Download


Performer: Moon & Moon
Genre: Jazz / Rock / Screen & Stage
Title: VII Acts Of An Iron King
Country: US
Released: 11 Nov 2008
Style: Art Rock, Theme, Musical, Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Avantgarde, Tribal, Rock Opera
Label: La Société Expéditionnaire
Catalog Number: LSE010
MP3 version ZIP size: 1978 mb
FLAC version ZIP size: 1195 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 603

Tracklist

1Act V: There Can Be Only One8:45
2Act IV: Come Down Like A Man5:57
3Act II: Hands Of A Man6:27
4Act VI: This Is Our Celebration6:34
5Act VII: Together Alone, We Jump We Rise5:59
6Act I: Into The Dust4:48
7Act III: We Are The Lights4:39

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LSE 010Moon & Moon VII Acts Of An Iron King ‎(CD, Album, Promo)La Société ExpéditionnaireLSE 010US2008

Credits

  • Bass, Backing VocalsJason Hudak
  • CelloEve Miller
  • Engineer, Mixed ByMatt Boynton
  • Piano, Backing Vocals, Electric PianoLou Rogai
  • VocalsBat For Lashes, Devendra Banhart, Gibby Haynes
  • Vocals, Alto Saxophone, Flute, Composed ByWill Lemon

Notes

Reflections of timeless struggle, self-fulfilling prophecy, and age-old triumph, with flashes of modern affectation. A fluid and evolving seven-act performance; an epic tale of angst, hunger, tragedy, failure, and ultimately, hope. The dramatic opening of this musical/avant-theatre piece begins with the young voice of our seven year old narrator. She describes in 2 short lines what we are about to witness: seven perspectives of one king's war with himself. Moon & Moon provides the framework of a journey through an eternal human battle, borrowing from religious heritage and a colourful quilt of belief that draws upon the root myth of our collective humanity. Our story re-creates an archetypal battle that is not only historical fiction, but our own contemporary fact which exemplifies our self-destructive nature. Through the journey of witnessing a different character's perspective in each act, our king comes to the realisation that he is not only the walls which he has built, but the walls that have been destroyed by his own hand and command.

Points of Interest:

Contributions by members of An Albatross, Lewis & Clarke, Barkus Born and Stephonik Youth with guest appearances by Devendra Banhart, Gibby Haynes, and Bat For Lashes.

William Lemon presented 7 original blockprints along with the 7 corresponding audio tracks for each Act of Seven Acts of an Iron King. This special installation was part of the And Who Are You? Saatchi group show in NYC, and invited the viewer/listener to preview a track of the album while taking in the imagery of the corresponding print.

Inserted into each album is one of Lemon's original block prints on scented card stock, hand-brushed with Jasmine essential oil. This creates an olfactory association between the album, the live show, and the nature of the scent; it traditionally helps reduce apathy and anxiety, and is uplifting and stimulating in times of hopelessness and nervous exhaustion.

Each Act is from a different character perspective:
Act I: King's perspective
Act II: Foot Soldier's perspective
Act III: Victims' perspective (ghosts singing to the soldiers)
Act IV: Magician's perspective
Act V: Priest's perspective
Act VI: King's perspective (having accomplished mission, but still empty)
Act VII: King's perspective (realising he has manifested an illusion)

Track times not printed on cover art, taken from: CD-Mac-iTunes.

Packaging: standard cardboard digipak style, clear plastic tray, 10 page fold-out accordion style booklet insert.

Album

VII Acts of an Iron King: все альбомы, включая Moon & 2008 7 Songs. Act VII: Together Alone, We Jump We Rise. On its 2008 debut, VII ACTS OF AN IRON KING, the Brooklyn-based indie ensemble Moon & Moon presents an avant-rock epic. Gilded by various horns, woodwinds, and strings, the album melds freak folk with Wagnerian opera, as best revealed on Act IV: Come Down Like a Man, which features oddball troubadour Devendra Banhart. Track Listing. Listen free to Moon & Moon VII Acts of an Iron King Act I: Into the Dust, Act II: Hands of a Man and more. 7 tracks 43:09. act of this most impressive experiment in sonic black box theater. The line separating Godspeed and Godspell has officially been erased. VII Acts of An Iron King Moon & Moon moon & moon. Includes unlimited streaming of VII Acts Of An Iron King via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 1 day. Buy Compact Disc. Moon & Moon's upcoming 2008 debut for La Société Expéditionnaire looks to be as much musical theater piece as avant-rock album. Led by visual artist and singing horn player Will Lemon, the Brooklyn-based group has performed with Devendra Banhart. Natasha Khan of Brighton, UK-based Bat for Lashes has sung Lemon's praises in album will come in acts, and Lemon has made a corresponding block print for each one. Provided to YouTube by Ingrooves Act V: There Can Be Only One VII Acts of an Iron King Moon & Moon La Societe Expedtitionnaire Writer: William Lemon is the third full-length studio album released by Japanese solo artist Gackt on June 19, 2002. Instead of a booklet, the album comes with a printed note by the artist, asking readers to sense the record's story, rather than analyzing the lyrics. The booklet was eventually included in the packaging of Moon's 2003 follow-up Crescent. Both albums are conceptually linked, as well as his more recent albums Diabolos and Last Moon from the Moon Saga. La Société Expéditionnaire. LSE010. Privacy Preference Center. We process user's data to deliver content or advertisements and measure the delivery of such content or advertisements, extract insights and generate reports to understand service usage andor accessing or storing information on devices for that purpose. Below you may read further about the purposes for which we process data, exercise your preferences for processing, andor see our partners