The Birdwatcher
The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn (CD)

Format: CD
Label: Talitres records
Ref: TAL-002
Date: 2000


8
.50 €



 
 
 
01. Cutting Rope
02. First Bright Light
03. Bound to Collide
 
04. Dawn
 
05. Little Birdy
 
06. Hunt
 
07. Three Weeks
 
08. No Expectations
 

(FR)

"The Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn" représente le premier volet d'une trilogie qui vise à retransmettre les sons et les impressions de l'aube, de l'après midi, enfin du crépuscule. L'album est sorti aux USA chez Arena Rock Recording. Dan Matz quitta Austin (Texas). Pour Brooklyn. L'approche de New York, la "collision urbaine" et ses "insincérités" lui firent délaisser pour quelques temps THE WINDSOR FOR THE DERBY. Dan Matz débuta en tant que projet expérimental THE BIRDWATCHER. Il exerça alors ces expérimentations sur scène, en solitaire, ou avec certains membres de JETS TO BRAZIL et de HOME. L'inquiétude des voix frissonnées, le murmure instrumental réverbèrent les premiers bégayements du jour naissant, l'hésitation des premières lueurs.
 

(EN)

"The Darkest hour is Just Before Dawn" is the first instalment in a trilogy reflecting upon the morning, the afternoon and the evening. The album was released in US through Arena rock recording.
Dan Matz moved from the humid state of Florida (Tampa) to the not-much-less-humid state of texas (Austin) in 1995. Shortly thereafter, he and a few friends formed a band called WINSDOR FOR THE DERBY.
"The Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn" is Matz first full-lenght foray into solo territory. It was mostly recorded at Matz's Hope Union Studio in his Brooklyn home, which allows for its intimacy. THE BIRDWATCHER is much more NEIL YOUNG than NICK DRAKE. More SYD BARRET than BRIAN ENO.