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Everyone Alive Wants Answers

Colleen - Everyone Alive Wants Answers
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June 30, 2003 / Release Date
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Everyone Alive Wants Answers is like falling into a state of unconsciousness full of fear, but feeling alive and vital because of that fear. It may sound complicated or simply confusing, but it's as close as I can come to capturing the sheer sonic perfection of this release.

Thirteen tracks wrapped in a reassuring blanket of fuzz, it's the perfect headphones soundtrack to a bus ride through ultraviolet city snow.
Cécille Schott's debut album as Colleen is a delightful collection of delicate soundpaintings all built over her extensive record collection. The way she structures these short tunes is certainly far from flashy or skillful, but it also carries the tenderness in sound that makes the listener remember the bedrom late-night tales of childhood, taking anyone that listens carefully, to a far away place of dreamy and abstract soundscapes. This is ambient music at all its rawness and ... read more
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