23856RE: [Hybrid] OT: BT - This Binary Universe
- Aug 31, 2006You want the real litmus test on whether it's cheesy or not. Vince is
positively GUSHING about this album.
> Well, that's certainly a rather jaded way of looking at it.
> What is cheesy about a father loving his firstborn? Just because he shares
> it with his fans via the album/DVD? Doesn't strike me as that different
> from my friends who've shared their home movies with me.
> The entire album, according to BT, was inspired by his daughter and most
> of the songs were written as lullabies for her. It's a rather personal
> album and I think it's rather fantastic that he decided to share it with
> his fans.
> The song itself is not cheesy at all. It's a beautiful piece of music.
> Perhaps you are under the impression that this album is in ANY way similar
> to ET - it's not.
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> From: "christophe mason-parker" <c_mason_parker@...>
> BT has no doubt produced some awsome work down the years but the thought
> watching a montage of him and his daughter makes me feel sick. I had hoped
> he would stay away from the cheese fest that was Emotional Technology in
> future. Either way I am sure it is worth a listen!
>>From: "Harkin, Andy" <andy.harkin@...>
>>To: "'HybridUK@yahoogroups.com'" <HybridUK@yahoogroups.com>
>>Subject: RE: [Hybrid] OT: BT - This Binary Universe
>>Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 11:41:43 +0100
>>Thanks for the info, it sounds very interesting. I used to listen to BT a
>>lot, since Sasha melted my tiny brain with Embracing the Future and
>>Embracing the Sunshine, then I got the awesome box set of Movement in
>>Life. Then came Emotional Technology - an insipid collection of pop/rock
>>nonsense which put me right off Mr Transeau..
>>Hybrid's mix of Never gonna come back down still blows me away though.
>>From: HybridUK@yahoogroups.com [mailto:HybridUK@yahoogroups.com] On
>>Of Matt A.
>>Sent: 29 August 2006 19:44
>>Subject: [Hybrid] OT: BT - This Binary Universe
>>I'm not sure if this album has been released in the UK or not yet, but
>>new record just came out today in the States as well (needless to say,
>>is one of the most exciting days for music for me in a long time).
>>I urge EVERYBODY to listen to this record. If you have a DTS capable
>>suround sound setup, I urge you to watch it in 5.1 on the included DVD
>>even if you don't, check out the 2.0 PCM mix).
>>I hate to see it, but this record totally overshadows I Choose Noise for
>>Not that ICN is bad. In fact, I love it, but I have never experienced
>>emotion through music before. I was sobbing UNCONTROLLABLY at the final
>>track, "Good Morning Kaia" (I watched the DVD as my first experience with
>>Every song on the album is accompanied by a video. Most of it is all CG
>>stuff, which is cool to watch, but the final video is mostly pictures of
>>and his daughter, Kaia, and home videos of them together. A message from
>>father to daughter scrolls across the screen and, set to what I feel is
>>most beautiful, loving piece of music I've ever heard, it will touch
>>with a heart and soul to experience the unadulterated, unconditional love
>>of a father for his daughter, even if you don't have children of your
>>I can only thank BT for sharing such a personal record with the world and
>>urge everyone to check it out.
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