AIR ♦ Baricco – City Reading. Genre: Electronic, Non-Music. It'd be nice for this LP to be reissued, perhaps with a bonus instrumental LP for those who found the narration a bit much. I tried to enjoy the album, but found it very straining to concentrate on the music with the constant talking. And yeah, I know the point was to listen to the narration too. Even if I understood Italian, I would still feel the same.
AIR ♦ Baricco – City Reading. Genere: Electronic, Non-Music.
Text adapted from the novel "City" by Alessandro Baricco. COM 5838122 @ 4 040101. Mastering SID Code: IFPI LW03. Mould SID Code: IFPI AAHR0. The idea was to read some pages of it aloud, in a theatre full of people, with musical accompaniment throughout. We did this in Rome, in November of 2002. The audience applauded, and we enjoyed ourselves. So the idea became: to make a record in wich a voice is reading, surrounded by music. We recorded the record in Paris, a month later. We enjoyed ourselves. Now the idea is to make a video game. But we're not really sure about that. AB and AIR The texts of the record are taken from the novel "City" by Alessandro Baricco. Género: Electronic, Non-Music. Responder Notifícame 3 Helpful. 25 de octubre de 2016. comentando City Reading-Tre Storie Western, CD, Album, ASW 81871-2, 7243 5 81871 2 0. A bit of a disappointing release by AIR, that can only (or truly?) be appreciated by Italian-speaking audience.
French electronicists Air describe City Reading as a spoken-word album, acknowledging that their music is intended to hover in the background while Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco reads extracts from his novel City, which concerns the lurid imaginative life of a mathematical prodigy. The project took root last year, when Baricco invited Air to perform live at a reading he gave at Rome's Teatro Valle
City Reading is a collaboration between Air and writer Alessandro Baricco, in which Baricco reads text from his novel, City, to Air's backing tracks. The three explain how it went down in the liner notes: " City is a book. The idea was to read some pages of it aloud, in a theater full of people, with musical accompaniment throughout. So the idea became: to make a CD in which a voice is reading, surrounded by music. We recorded the CD in Paris, a month later.
|La Puttana Di Closingtown|
|A2||Se Vuoi Capire La Loro Storia|
|A3||Pat Cobhan Ride|
|A4||Fanny Scivola Con Le Labbra|
|A5||Pat Cobhan Alza Gli Occhi|
|B2||Quell'uomo Bara, Dice|
|C2||Il Primo Giorno|
|C3||Il Secondo Giorno|
|C4||Il Terzo Giorno|
|D1||Il Quarto Giorno|
|D2||Macchie Di Sangue|
|Rec 09, 07243 583812 2 1||AIR ♦ Baricco*||AIR ♦ Baricco* - City Reading (CD, Album)||Record Makers, Revolvair, Source, Virgin||Rec 09, 07243 583812 2 1||France||2003|
|ASW 81871-2, 7243 5 81871 2 0||Air + Baricco*||Air + Baricco* - City Reading—Tre Storie Western (CD, Album)||Astralwerks, Astralwerks||ASW 81871-2, 7243 5 81871 2 0||US||2003|
|Rec 09, REC09, Visa 7186, VISA7186||AIR ♦ Baricco*||AIR ♦ Baricco* - City Reading (CD, Album, Promo, Car)||Record Makers, Record Makers, Source, Source||Rec 09, REC09, Visa 7186, VISA7186||Europe||2003|
|REC-09, 07243 581871 2 0, 581871 2, CDSOUR 081, 72||AIR & Baricco*||AIR & Baricco* - City Reading (CD, Album)||Record Makers, Virgin, Virgin, Source, Virgin, Virgin||REC-09, 07243 581871 2 0, 581871 2, CDSOUR 081, 72||UK & Europe||2003|
|Rec 09||AIR, Alessandro Baricco||AIR, Alessandro Baricco - City Reading (CD, Album, Copy Prot.)||Record Makers||Rec 09||Italy||2003|