Fredrik Klingwall & Julia Black have together with an ensemble of highly creative musicians forged the explosive emotional album SENTIENCE. Blending pop, rock and even jazzy sensibilities over dreamy cinematic surroundings. Julia’s versatile vocals performed in several languages becomes a thrilling focal-point through which the music delivers an enigmatic blend of classical and experimental compositions.
The achievement of SENTIENCE resides a lot in its assembling. It was not bringing orphan musical ideas together that took several years to complete. It was the process of perfecting them. Two artists working online to envision a destination where the voice and compositions dance and breathe together. Reacting to each unexpected turn a new layer or musical motif could provide became an integral part of the process. Employing organic lively old instruments where each note brings an unexpected distinctiveness just as much as an inspired musical performance, or the happy accidents of exploratory sound processing. They all endeavor to become part of the whole.
Lyrically each of the ten songs lives within its own ruminations, where the words are purposely written in several languages.
LINE-UP: Julia Black - Vocals Fredrik Klingwall - Synthesizers, Mellotron, Pianos, Hammond Gustaf Hielm - Bass, Baryton Guitar Mattias Olsson - Drums, Percussion, Vibraphone Hanna Ekström - Violin, Viola Anna Dager – Cello
TRACKLIST: 01. The Fall 02. Black Snow 03. Collapse 04. Into the Dark Heart 05. Vespering Bells 06. Memoir 07. Last Breath 08. Night of Introspection 09. Estranged 10. At the Precipice