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Music For Films LP
Music For Films LP

Music For Films LP

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Brian Eno


“Arguably the most quietly influential of all his works” according to the BBC, this conceptual record was intended as a soundtrack for imaginary films, with excerpts later featuring in movies by directors including John Woo and Derek Jarman.

The album is a loose compilation of material, composed of short tracks ranging from one-and-a-half minutes to just over four, making it the antithesis of the long, ambient pieces he later became known for. The compositional styles and equipment used also carried over onto Eno's work David Bowie's 1977 classic ‘Low’. 

Unlike Eno's later ambient works, ‘Music for Films’ utilizes a broader sonic palette, with his studio exercises being supplemented by instrumentation from Rhett Davies, John Cale, Phil Collins, Robert Fripp, Fred Frith, Percy Jones, Bill MacCormick, Dave Mattacks, Paul Rudolph and Rod Melvin.

Standard vinyl reissue. 1LP on black 180g vinyl.


A1 M386
A2 Aragon
A3 From The Same Hill
A4 Inland Sea
A5 Two Rapid Formations
A6 Slow Water
A7 Sparrowfall ( 1 )
A8 Sparrowfall ( 2 )
A9 Sparrowfall ( 3 )
B1 Quartz
B2 Events In Dense Fog
B3 "There Is Nobody"
B4 A Measured Room
B5 Patrolling Wire Borders
B6 Task Force
B7 Alternative 3
B8 Strange Light
B9 Final Sunset