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Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks

Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
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Based on 2 reviews
1983 Ratings: #6 / 129
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1983 Ratings: #2
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[Genre: Dark Ambient]

Uhh... why am I floating again?!

Brian Eno returns with an incredibly spacey, lonely and otherworldly ambient album that makes you feel like you're floating in space... but instead of completely loving it and immersing yourself into it you're somewhat looking for a way out. It's lonely out there... but I kinda don't want to leave. In fact, I wanna stay up here a bit longer.

Also those parts where guitars come in every now and then, specifically on the Under Stars ... read more
Spooky! Not gonna lie really ahead of it's time but kinda slow
Brilliant early 80s collaborative effort that further perpetuates Eno's interest in creating music for the urban landscape. Along with brother Roger and the brilliant Daniel Lanois, the three create a soundtrack that possesses nuanced timbres, and an array of treated guitar passages, played by Lanois to create an otherworldly listening experience. With each visit of this LP, I come away with a new and/or different perspective, finding the meditative tempo as alluring as I do the synthesized ... read more
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Track List

  1. Under Stars
  2. The Secret Place
  3. Matta
  4. Signals
  5. An Ending (Ascent)
  6. Under Stars II
  7. Drift
  8. Silver Morning
  9. Deep Blue Day
  10. Weightless
  11. Always Returning
  12. Stars
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Added on: February 24, 2014