First full album Stream (incl. full video) of “The Waiting Room” on NPR – incl. detailed story on each track

see here for a lengthy feature, interview, video film project (full) stream and Stuart A. Staples on each track of TWR (incl. full audio stream)

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2016/01/14/462671036/stuart-a-staples-on-tindersticks-the-waiting-room-track-by-track?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=music

 

TWR-featureNPR-screenshot

partial website screenshot

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new O.S.T. for C.Denis space sci-fi film will be produced 2015/2016

see here for details:

http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/claire-denis-to-make-english-language-debut-with-sci-fi-movie-set-in-space-co-written-by-zadie-smith-20150629

 

Screen Daily reports that French auteur Claire Denis will make her English language debut with a sci-fi film set in space, co-penned by the filmmaker with acclaimed author Zadie Smith (“White Teeth,” “On Beauty“) andNick Laird. Plot details aren’t being shared just yet, except that the story will be set “beyond the solar system in a ‘future that seems like the present.’ ” So yes, we’re already totally on board. And the list of collaborators is even more fascinating with Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, and astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau lending their skills, with Stuart Staples ofTindersticks one again reteaming with Denis to score the movie. Better yet, things are moving right along with production to begin either in late 2015 or early 2016.

We really can’t wait to see what Denis does in the realm of science-fiction but perhaps the short film below is a clue. Late last year, Denis directed the short “Contact by Olafur Eliasson,” featuring music by Staples, to accompany an exhibition by the artist in Paris.”

 

UPDATE:

in the meantime:

David Boulter recently worked on the soundtracks for two films, both scheduled to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, 13-14 September.

On Saturday evening Full Contact directed by David Verbeek, featuring Gregoire Colin – http://tiff.net/festivals/festival15/platform/full-contact

And Sunday afternoon Five Nights In Maine by Maris Curran –http://tiff.net/f…/festival15/discovery/five-nights-in-maine “

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new tindersticks soundtrack “Ypres” to be released 17th/20th october 2014

UPDATE: now it’s official – here the details:

http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/ypres/    includes video with “sunset glow” track

 

UPDATE 2: now available for pre-order CD & Vinyl at the band’s webshop

 

“LP, CD and Download available from these dates:

Germany, Austria and Switzerland – 17th October from City Slang
Rest of Europe and rest of the world – 20th October

The LP and CD will also be available from our online shop

The CD will be for sale in the museum shop.”

so the Flanders Museum Soundtrack (recorded 04-2012 & premiered at the museum opening in 06-2012) will be called “Ypres” and being released on the 20th of October:

http://www.amazon.de/Ypres-Tindersticks/dp/B00N9LNM84/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=1-1&keywords=tindersticks

Produktinformation
Audio CD (20. Oktober 2014)
Anzahl Disks/Tonträger: 1
Format: Import
Label: V2
ASIN: B00N9LNM84

and also on Vinyl LP:

http://www.amazon.de/Ypres-Vinyl-LP-Tindersticks/dp/B00N9LNMWK/ref=sr_1_2?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=1-2&keywords=tindersticks

so it’s called “[b]Ypres[/b]” and being released on the 20th of October:

http://www.amazon.de/Ypres-Tindersticks/dp/B00N9LNM84/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=1-1&keywords=tindersticks

Produktinformation
Audio CD (20. Oktober 2014)
Anzahl Disks/Tonträger: 1
Format: Import
Label: V2
ASIN: B00N9LNM84

and also on Vinyl:

http://www.amazon.de/Ypres-Vinyl-LP-Tindersticks/dp/B00N9LNMWK/ref=sr_1_2?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=1-2&keywords=tindersticks

 

UPDATE 3: the cover-artwork , here:

Ypres

setlist:

1. Whispering Guns Parts 1, 2 And 3

2. Ananas Et Poivre

3. La Guerre Souterraine

4. Gueules Cassée

5. Sunset Glow 

6. The Third Battle Of Ypres O.S.T.

 Catalog #  Luckydog17 (CD) or Luckydog17LP (Vinyl) 

“In early 2011, Tindersticks were commissioned by the In Flanders Fields World War One Museum in Ypres, Belgium to create the soundscapes for the new permanent exhibition commemorating the centenary of the Great War and beyond.

Tindersticks response was to write, record and produce a continuous, orchestral score to accompany the visitor on their emotional journey through the unique story of Ypres in the Great War. The score evolves through the different, distinctive spaces and sections of the museum, punctuated with private contemplative spaces where the music was allowed to be more poetic.

Made from a series of interlocking orchestral loops, the music flows seamlessly all day, everyday, without beginning, middle or end. The aim, for Stuart Staples, was for the soundtrack to “become the sound of air within the museum”.

Ypres was the epicenter of the Western Front in The Great War and was virtually destroyed by the conflict. It has since, only relatively recently, been rebuilt to its original plans. The museum is housed in the rebuilt cloth hall that stands in the centre of the town and was once the hub of the towns industry.
Hundreds of thousands died in Ypres and the surrounding area, with allied cemeteries and graves scattered everywhere. In keeping with the perspective of the new museum, Staples felt it crucial to “bring the essence of the experience to a personal level. To somehow loosen it away from the images we have all become accustomed to.”. Inspiration for the work was found in the quiet, dignified German memorial garden of Vladslo and Kathe Kollwitz’ famous ‘Grieving parents’ statue that resides there.
Stuart Staples and Dan McKinna worked closely to compose the score and felt the museum building resonated with a key of F. The starting point for the music became a musical cluster of E flat, F and F sharp. The recording was presided over by long time collaborator and orchestra leader Lucy Wilkins. The orchestral recordings were made at the Church in Crouch End, London and were then taken back to Le Chien Chanceux studio in France to prepare for the installation. In collaboration with London Sound designers ‘Sound Intermedia’ a bank holiday weekend in May 2012 was spent meticulously building the soundscape for every individual space.
The In Flanders Field Museum re-opened its doors with tindersticks soundtrack on 11th June 2012. Now tindersticks are releasing the recording of the soundtrack on October 2014 via lucky Dog Recordings”

 

 

Update 4:

 

 

this is how Ypres looks like in the end … “Not that the mood could ever be other than deeply sad” describes this impressive album very good

YPRES-CDVinyl

“Review from the Independent newspaper last week:

Commissioned as the soundtrack to the In Flanders Fields Museum commemorating the dead of the Great War, Ypres was designed by Tindersticks’ Stuart Staples and Dan McKinna as a series of interlocking orchestra loops running non-stop, their aspect shifting slightly as the visitor moves from room to room. Not that the mood could ever be other than deeply sad: the models are Gorecki’s ‘Symphony of Sorrowful Strings’, Barber’s ‘Adagio for Strings’, Feldman’s music for the Rothko Chapel, and, in the keening violins of ‘Ananas et poivre’ and ‘sunset glow’, Arvo Part. But it’s the 17-minute ‘Whispering Guns’ that sets the tone, with sombre strings swelling behind a tolling bell that brings to mind Gray’s ‘Elegy Written in a Country Courtyard’. 4/5 *”

 

update 5: the liner notes bring some surprises too ;)

 

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A6LY & Les Salauds streaming links (starting Monday 7th October)

Across Six Leap Years will be available to stream starting Monday 7th October 1 p.m. CET

 

 

Update: list of sites here (for forwarding link click here: http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/tomorrows/ )

 

a6ly-stream

website screenshot

 

 

UK – www.thequietus.com
Ireland – www.rte.ie
Germany – www.zeit.de
France – www.deezer.com
Spain – www.elpais.com (available 8 October)
Portugal – www.blitz.sapo.pt
Austria – www.kurier.at
Italy – www.sentireascoltare.com
Sweden – www.nojesguiden.se
Belgium – www.standaard.be

 

Update 2: the Soundtrack “Les Salauds” is streaming here:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1Z2LZsCw-6P8M7UUHnF5GB-6iuj5TimJ

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Say Goodbye to the City (A6LY version)

 

 

update:

some comments why they choose this tracklisting … hmmm :

 

“1. Friday Night (2002) is a maverick song, looking for a home. The seeds of this song were sown in response to Claire Denis’s Vendredi Soir before the band pulled out of making the soundtrack for the film. A stripped to the bone version appeared on my first solo album “Lucky dog recordings”. It was then picked up by the band in 2011 for the Claire Denis soundtrack tour and finally became what it was always looking to be.

2. Marseilles Sunshine (2003) was written for the band just before it imploded. This song has been dreaming of this version for 10 years.

3. She’s gone (1994) See No 8.

4. Dying slowly (2001) was written, in some way, as a response to Kurt Cobain’s death. In my own small way I felt divorced from our audience; both needing to and hating engaging with them. Even though I felt that ‘Dying slowly’ had a huge element of defiance and even victory in its essence, our band was feeling pretty resigned and the original became a pretty resigned recording.

5. If you are looking for a way out (1999) is our adopted song. I am still surprised that as I stood at the side of the school disco waiting for Nag nag nag to be played, I was listening more than I gave myself credit for. I never imagined that this song would stay with me for the rest of my life. We had one attempt at it on our album ‘Simple Pleasure’ – We were trying so hard to be loose.

6. Say goodbye to the city (2003) I am so thankful now to hold this version of a song that is so close to how it was originally conceived. I thought it had gone forever, and every time I heard it I would hang my head.

7. Sleepy song (1994) See No 8

8. A night in (1994) is a song from our second album. After making our first album something happened, my writing took a huge leap. A few months earlier I could not imagine trying to write a song like ‘A night in’. Unfortunately my singing and playing did not catch up until much later. These are songs that have proved to me to need a tenderness and understanding that I was unable to give them as a younger man on a first meeting, they have grown, their sentiments have grown, they talk about so many of the experience I have had since then.

9. I know that Loving (1999) is another song from ‘Simple pleasure’. A breakthrough song that we didn’t fully understand at the time. I remember trying so hard, spending hours singing this song in the studio. I felt there was a glass ceiling above me that I just couldn’t break through.

10. What are you fighting for? (2006) is a song looking to belong somewhere. This song was supposed to close ‘The Hungry saw’, it just never found itself in time for that moment.

stuart A. staples 2013”

source: http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/across-six-leap-years/

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New Album Release Date (14.10.2013) & Video Teaser of Across Six Leap Years

teaser for A6LY: 

A6LY teaser
“We are proud to announce the release of our 10th studio album, ‘across six leap years’, on 14 October 2013. Recorded at Studio 2, Abbey Road between 6-9 April 2013, ‘across six leap years’ features 10 new versions of songs from throughout our history.

‘Recording these songs again was not so much about righting past mistakes or inadequacies, but more about the power of now. Something that’s been growing since the film shows, something that made us recognise how we feel now, and connecting that to our past feel important.
Walking up to Abbey Road, it could easily have overcome us. But it had nothing to do with its past. We weren’t there to take photos on the crossing. I didn’t think about playing the Lady Madonna piano. I’d like to say it was just another studio, but sadly, that’s not true anymore. It’s one of the only studios of its kind left. And it wasn’t about our past either. These songs feel like cover versions. Someone else’s music we feel we had something new to bring to. Abbey Road could have been a big slap on the back. Or a big punch in the face. But it felt natural. It’s where we should be. It’s important that we got here and to give ourselves some credit. It’s also important to give these songs a new life.
And so much more fun than a greatest hits album. 21 years of tindersticks. This isn’t a selected highlights. It just shows how far we’ve come.’
David Boulter 2013”

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Official Tindersticks Forum Favourite Song Poll TOP-24 (2013)

here we have the Official Tindersticks Forum Poll TOP-24 results from the poll which was performed in 04-2013.

Great choices folks & Thanks to all who took part & esp. organized it (Gary) !

That poll was a lot of FUN rediscovering forgotten beauty !!!

TOP-24:
1- raindrops – (216 points)
2- jism (184 points)
3- mistakes (163 points)
4- my oblivion (155 points)
5- trouble every day (149 points)
6- cherry blossoms (141 points)
7- patchwork (129 points)
8- travelling light (125 points)
9- city sickness (124 points)
10- my sister (123 points)
11- kathleen (123 points)
12- talk to me (115 points)
13- walking- (109 points)
14- tiny tears- (109 points)
15- seaweed- (107 points)
16- marbles- (106 points)
17- a night in- (104 points)
18- frozen- (102 points)
19- the not knowing (95 points)
20- show me everything (95 points)
21- factory girls (95 points)
22- dying slowly (94 points)
23- another night in (94 points)
24- don’t look down (92 points)

The numbers indicate the points given on a minimum 24 song vote with 240 points altogether – 37 fans voted in this poll – Thanks :)

 

here’s a playlist on youtube – playlist in reverse order (24th place: first video … 1st place: last video – n.b. videos selected subjectively)

 

 

 

and for completeness here are the full results of all songs voted for in the poll & didn’t made it to the Top-24:

can we start again 92
blood 91
snowy in F# minor 85
sleepy song 85
whiskey & water 78
let’s pretend 76
if she’s torn 76
bathtime 73
i know that loving 71
can our love … 70
if you’re looking for a way out 67
mother dear 62
her 62
a night so still 58
sometimes it hurts 57
milky teeth 56
the other side of the world 52
she’s gone 49
say goodbye to the city 49
for those … 49
drunk tank 48
running wild 46
no more affairs 46
buried bones 46
take me 45
boobar 45
tyed 44
el diablo en el ojo 43
until the morning comes 42
paco de renaldo’s dream 40
4.48 psychosis 40
you take this heart of mine 39
sweet memory 37
rented rooms 37
yesterday’s tomorrows 36
medicine 36
the hungry saw 35
don’t ever get tired 34
all the love 33
a sweet sweet man 31
tricklin 30
dancing 30
come feel the sun 28
vertrauen ii 26
cfgf 24
what are you fighting for 23
keep you beautiful 23
(tonight) are you trying to fall in love again  23
slippin shoes 21
here 21
black smoke 21
falling down a mountain 20
before you close your eyes 20
ballad of tindersticks 20
the flicker of a little girl 19
nectar 18
chilitetime 18
this fire of autumn 17
people keep comin round 17
visiting 17

waiting for the moon 16

desperate man 16
untitled 15
dick’s slow song 14
bearsuit 14
a little time 14
shadow 13
introduction 13
she rode me down 12
fast one 12
piano song 11
harmony around my table 11
tie-dye 10
i’ve been loving you too long 10
back to the earth 10
pretty words 9
just drifting 9
e-type 9
chocolate 9
a marriage made in heaven 8
waiting round you 7
my autumn’s done come 7
make believe 7
hubbards hills 7
you’re a pussycat 6
trying to find a home 6
tea stain 6
now its over 6
no man in the world 6
this fire of autumn disco 5
the organist entertains 5
the girl on death row 5
i was your man 5
harry’s dilemma 5
everything changes 5
vertrauen iii 4
the turns we took 4
sweet release 4
singing 4
kooks 4

we have all the time of the world (james bond theme) 4
what is a man 3
velvet fog 3
in a secret place 3
from the inside 3
come inside 3
plus de liasons 2
one way street 2
goodbye joe 2
sexual funk 1
piano music 1
peanuts 1
just a dog 1
i want you 1
e-type joe 1

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