The masterfully interwoven melodies, which have become hallmarks of Alphawezen’s music, evoke en passant delectable scenes in the mind’s eye of the attentive listener. In this case it’s the iridescent self-abnegating “tears in rain” that android replicant Roy Batty talks about so movingly in the movie Blade Runner. But the forceful string theme at the close of the piece intimates that some day the machines might no longer take their exploitation “lying down”, as it were. We can only hope compassionate voices like Asu’s here will then assuage their rage: “Hush, hush, let's get lost,” she sings, or rather whispers, to us on the second track, “Gun Song”. And indeed, the strings that come in again at the end of the song are no longer marching toward their just cause, but exude a sighing soulful well-being like that of the Beast bewitched by its beloved Beauty.
On this third album "Comme Vous Voulez" Alphawezen take us through the vast realm between experimentation and calculated effects, bringing us the circle back to the first album: L'après-midi d'un Microphone. The debut Album on MOLE is a mosaic in that it is comprised of many pieces but also forms a coherent whole. Pop and Ambient are no longer enemies on this release, but rather compliment each other. Boundaries are being tested here, and as the album progresses it becomes apparent that these boundaries aren't reality, but merely the influence of the external world.
The title is a play on Debussy's "Prelude a l'Après-Midi d'un Faune" In French "Faune" is pronounced as "phone". http://www.alphawezen.com/ www.mole.de Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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