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23856RE: [Hybrid] OT: BT - This Binary Universe

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  • dcraig@nmt.edu
    Aug 31, 2006
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      You 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
      > of
      > 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@...>
      >>Reply-To: HybridUK@yahoogroups.com
      >>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
      >> Still
      >>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.
      >>Every time.
      >> _____
      >>From: HybridUK@yahoogroups.com [mailto:HybridUK@yahoogroups.com] On
      >> Behalf
      >>Of Matt A.
      >>Sent: 29 August 2006 19:44
      >>To: HybridUK@yahoogroups.com
      >>Subject: [Hybrid] OT: BT - This Binary Universe
      >>I'm not sure if this album has been released in the UK or not yet, but
      >> BT's
      >>new record just came out today in the States as well (needless to say,
      >> this
      >>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
      >> (but
      >>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
      >> such
      >>emotion through music before. I was sobbing UNCONTROLLABLY at the final
      >>track, "Good Morning Kaia" (I watched the DVD as my first experience with
      >>the album).
      >>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
      >> BT
      >>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
      >> the
      >>most beautiful, loving piece of music I've ever heard, it will touch
      >> anyone
      >>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
      >> own.
      >>I can only thank BT for sharing such a personal record with the world and
      >>urge everyone to check it out.
      >>-Matt A.
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