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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2014 & 2015 tindersticks LIVE CONCERTS

here’re the 2014 tindersticks live gigs (as announced by now) :

  • 01 February 2014 –  Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg, France (4th singing skies opening event)
  • 25 April 2014 – La Cathedrale St. Etienne – Bourges, France
  • 06 June 2014 – The Space – Nottingham, UK (5th singing skies opening event)

2015 concerts (philharmonic hall mini tour)

  • 06 February 2015 – Salle des Fêtes du Lignon, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 07 February 2015 – Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
  • 09 February 2015 – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 10 February 2015 – Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France

n.b.: there might be another rumoured additional date in this week

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“Across Six Leap Years” 20th Anniversary Tour 2013 & other 2013 Concert Dates (updated A6LY setlists)

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source: www.tindersticks.co.uk (news & concerts webpage)

spring/summer dates:

  • 02.April 2013 – Beirut Music Hall, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 03.April 2013 – Beirut Music Hall, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 10.May 2013 – Voruuit, Ghent, Belgium (“Singing Skies” book release event with acoustic gig)
  • 19.May 2013 – Kemer Golf & Country Club, Chill-Out Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 19.July 2013 – Kulturzelt Festival, Kassel, Germany
  • 20.July 2013 – Kulturarena, Jena, Germany
  • 21.July 2013 – Centralstation, Sommerperlen Festival, Darmstadt, Germany
  • 22.July 2013 – KKL Konzertsaal, Blue Balls Festival, Luzern, Switzerland
  • 23.July 2013 – Alter Schlachthof, Zeltival Festival, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 25.July 2013 – Grand Theatre, Nuits de Fourviere Festival, Lyon, France
  • 27.July 2013 – Rivierenhof, Deurne, Belgium
  • 24.August 2013 – Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (2nd Sing.Skies event w. acoustic gig)
  • 25.August 2013 – Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
  • 07.September 2013 – Into the Great Wide Open Festival, Vlieland, The Netherlands

autumn dates (incl. the A6LY Tour dates):

  • 19.October 2013 Big Band Cafe, Herouville Saint Clair, France 
  • 20.October 2013 – Le Carré Sévigné, Cesson Sévigné, Rennes, France (A6LY rehearsal gig)
  • 21.October 2013L’Olympia, Paris, France
  • 22.October 2013 – Koninklijk Circus, Brussels, Belgium
  • 24.October 2013 – Vicar St., Dublin, Ireland
  • 25.October 2013 – Barbican, London, U.K.
  • 27.October 2013 – Concertsallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 28.October 2013 – Admiralspalast, Berlin, Germany
  • 29.October 2013 – Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 31.October 2013 – BARTS (Barcelona Jazz Festival), Barcelona, Spain
  • 01.November 2013 – Joy Eslava, Madrid, Spain
  • 02.November 2013 – Coliseu Dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal

 

  •  29.November 2013 – 81 Leonard Street, London, U.K. (3rd Singing Skies event with acoustic gig)

 

 

Update – A6LY setlists:

20-10-2013 Rennes (rehearsal gig)

part I:
tricklin’
marseilles
a night so still
hushabye
feel the sun
she’s gone
my sister

part II:
sometimes it hurts
if you’re looking
another night in
show me 
this fire of autumn
city sickness
medicine
slipping shoes
say goodbye to the city
a night in
sleepy song
my oblivion

travelling light
can we start again ?
what are you fighting for ?

_____

 

21-10-2013 Paris

part I:
Tricklin’ 
Marseilles Sunshine 
A Night So Still 
Hushabye Mountain 
Come Feel the Sun 
She’s Gone 
Medicine 

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts 
If You’re Looking for a Way Out 
Another night in 
Show Me Everything 
This Fire of Autumn 
City Sickness 
My Oblivion 
Sleepy Song 
Say Goodbye to the City 
A Night In 
I Know That Loving 
Slippin’ Shoes 
What Are You Fighting For? 

Travelling Light 
Can We Start Again? 
My Sister

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22-10-2013 Brussels

part I:
Tricklin’ 
Marseilles Sunshine 
A Night So Still 
Hushabye Mountain 
Come Feel the Sun 
She’s Gone 
Dancing 

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts 
If You’re Looking for a Way Out 
Another night in 
Show Me Everything 
This Fire of Autumn 
City Sickness 
My Oblivion 
Sleepy Song 
Say Goodbye to the City 
A Night In 
I Know That Loving 
What Are You Fighting For? 

Travelling Light 
Can We Start Again? 
My Sister

_____

 

24-10-2013 Dublin

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
She’s Gone
Dancing
The Organist Entertains

part II:
The Organist Entertains
Sometimes It Hurts 
If You’re Looking for a Way Out 
Another night in 
Show Me Everything 
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
City Sickness 
My Oblivion 
Sleepy Song 
Say Goodbye to the City 
A Night In 
I Know That Loving 
What Are You Fighting For? 

Travelling Light 
Can We Start Again?

_____

 

25-10-2013 London

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
The Organist Entertains
Come Feel the Sun
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
Another night in
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
City Sickness
My Oblivion
Sleepy Song
Say Goodbye to the City
A Night In
I Know That Loving
What Are You Fighting For?

Travelling Light
Can We Start Again?

Patchwork

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27-10-2013 Copenhagen

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
(The Organist Entertains)* 
Come Feel the Sun
She’s Gone
Dancing
Friday Night

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
The Other Side of the World
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
City Sickness
My Oblivion
Sleepy Song
Dying Slowly
Cherry Blossoms
Say Goodbye to the City
Another Night In
I Know That Loving
What Are You Fighting For?

Travelling Light
Can We Start Again?
Rented Rooms

 

* not sure if played

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28-10-2013 Berlin

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
Friday Night
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
The Other Side of the World
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
Dying Slowly
City Sickness
My Oblivion
Sleepy Song
Say Goodbye to the City
A Night In
Another Night In
What Are You Fighting For?

Travelling Light
Can We Start Again?
I Know That Loving

Cherry Blossoms

_____

29-10-2013 Amsterdam

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
Friday Night
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
Another Night In
Rented Rooms
Dying Slowly
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn (acoustic version)
Medicine
Sleepy Song
Travelling Light
Can We Start Again ?
A Night In
My Sister
What Are You Fighting For?

Patchwork
I Know That Lovin’
My Oblivion

_____

31-10-2013 Barcelona

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseille Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
Friday Night
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
The Other Side of the World
Say Goodbye to the City
Sleepy Song
Dying Slowly
Another Night In
Show me everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
Cherry Blossoms
A Night In
City Sickness
My Oblivion

Travelling Light
Can We Start Again?
What Are You Fighting for?

_____

01-11-2013 Madrid

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You’re Looking for a Way Out
The Other Side of the World
Dying Slowly
Say Goodbye to the City
Sleepy Song
Another Night In
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
Cherry Blossoms
A Night In
City Sickness
My Oblivion

Traveling Light
Can We Start Again ?
What Are You Fighting For?

_____

02-11-2013 Lisbon

part I:
Tricklin’
Marseilles Sunshine
A Night So Still
Hushabye Mountain
Come Feel the Sun
Friday Night
She’s Gone
Dancing

part II:
Sometimes It Hurts
If You Are Looking for a Way Out
Another Night In
Say goodbye to the City
Sleepy Song
Dying Slowly
Show Me Everything
This Fire of Autumn
Medicine
Cherry Blossoms
I know that loving
A Night In
City sickness
My oblivion

Travelling Light
Can We Start Again?
My Sister

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New tindersticks OST “Les Salauds / The Bastards”

from the press kit :

 

You collaborated again with Stuart Staples and other members of Tindersticks, who have written the music for all your films since “Nenette and Boni”, over fifteen years ago.

Stuart had read the screenplay, which I believe upset him a little. It took him time to find his bearings and start composing. I told him the film began in the rain, and suggested echoing this with dissonant electronic music. I had in mind Tangerine Dream’s music for Michael Mann’s “Thief”. He composed one song, which led him to another, “Put your love in me”, by the 70s English group Hot Chocolate, which he re-arranged.

Then we worked together as we’re accustomed to: I go and see him in his studio in Creuse, he comes to Paris to make me listen, we talk. But there’s less music than usual, it’s good.

 

Original Music – TINDERSTICKS

Composer – Stuart A. STAPLES

Keyboards – David BOULTER

Bass and keyboards – Dan McKINNA

Ondes Martenot – Christine OTT

Flute – Joanne FRASER

Trumpet – Terry EDWARDS

Vocals – Stuart A. STAPLES

All compositions published by Bug Music / BMG Chrysalis et © Lucky Dog 2013

 

update: some initial premiere screening reviews:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2013/may/21/les-salauds-cannes-2013
The mood of foreboding is established right away, as 80s electronica squalls on the soundtrack and Lola Creton picks her way, naked, through the dark streets of Paris.
http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/bastards-salaudsmovie-review-2013-cannes-film-festival/
“As the credits started to roll, the loudest question I had was, “What the hell was that all about?” It’s one thing to play tricks with your narrative, but Denis has got to know this film just doesn’t add up as we’re left to walk out of the theater after watching a homemade rape film and as another piece of electronica plays over the credits.

Visually, the film is quite dark. Denis and her DP, Agnes Godard, shot in digital and definitely went for a darker, more atmospheric look and the score from Tindersticks started to grate on me as one scene bleeds into another about midway through the film as the sound of a ticking clock played underneath a throbbing single electric tone, which could be heard through much of the film.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/cannes-review-claire-denis-bastards-526261
“Every bit as cold and brutal as its blunt title suggests, Bastards (Les Salauds) is easier to admire than to love. Claire Denis is at the height of her powers in terms of unfaltering control, superb manipulation of mood and masterful use of music by her frequent collaborators Stuart A. Staples and British indie outfit Tindersticks.
“What elevates it above the material is Denis’ command as a filmmaker. Shooting digitally for the first time with frequent collaborator Agnes Godard, she creates a moody visual canvas full of mesmerizing dark textures, with the brooding techno scoring providing the ideal aural accompaniment.”

 

update 2: official film trailer 

 

streaming on Spotify:

https://play.spotify.com/album/4wiLfjAbhYYcUMbAel6Ff0
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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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“Singing skies” – The Book from S.A.Staples & Suzanne Osborne will be released 13th May 2013 – Special acoustic tindersticks release concert (updated)

from the tindersticks page:

“In association with Hannibal Publishing on May 13 2013 we will be releasing  ‘Singing skies’ – A collection of Stuarts song lyrics, for the first time written down, and extracts from Suzannes ‘A year in small paintings’.

In a hardback limited first edition of 2500.

As part of Vooruit’s, Gent, 100 year celebrations from May 9 – 26, there will be an exhibition of the paintings accompanied by a video installation based on the paintings by Claire Denis (with an original tindersticks score).

May 10th will see a book launch at Vooruit with a special acoustic concert by tindersticks.
Tickets (starting at 75 Euro) for the event … are limited to 250 and will include the book and a hand screen printed poster, numbered and unique to the event.”

source: tindersticks website (http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/tomorrows/singing-skies/)

from the description:

Singing Skies

stuart does not work with written words, his songs are formed and exist in his head only. Though there are countless interpretations (he has famously bad diction) the words for the songs have never been written down.

Suzanne Osborne is a painter. Between September 18th 2010 and September 17th 2011 she painted the sky everyday. The result is the exhibition ‘A year in small paintings – Skies, September 2010 – September 2011’.

‘As I watched Suzanne paint the sky – sometimes furiously to catch the moment that was quickly changing – I felt the connection to my songwriting. Moments of connection when a songs come are so fleeting, sometimes you have to work fast to give it enough form to survive’

These 2 elements are brought together in the book ‘Singing Skies’.

View more of Suzanne’s work at – www.suzanneosborne.com

 

update: the first delivered books had reached the customers in the meantime. You can also order at the publisher:

http://www.uitgeverijkannibaal.be/singing-skies-tindersticks-song-lyrics-1992-2012

 

 

skies

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1st Summer Date -22.Juli.2013 Blue Balls Festival Luzern (CH) with string ensemble

http://www.blueballs.ch/index.php?id=news

TINDERSTICKS.
22. JULI, KKL KONZERTSAAL.

“Zum 20-jährigen Bandjubiläum scheinen sie endlich bereit zu sein für die grosse Bühne: Am 22. Juli spielen sie mit Streicherensemble am Blue Balls Festival in Luzern und präsentieren dabei Songs aus ihrer gesamten Karriere.””

-> Summer Festival Concert with String Ensemble

 

tickets here: http://www.ticketcorner.ch/tickets.html?fun=erdetail&affiliate=TCS&doc=erdetaila&erid=924917

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