Closing Statements

Fifty minutes of new music composed and recorded over twelve month period.It’s been one of the most enjoyable records to make in my life, if not the most fun ever. Or at least the happiest I’ve ever been making a record. This might seem a bit contradictory, since the theme of the album circles around obituaries and last words before death. The titles are quotes and fragments from different farewell utterances. Things that people (apparently) said when they were about to die. There is a mysterious aim over the final words of the dying. What does these last words reveal about life, death and consciousness? These words give a glimpse into the individual’s overall feelings and experiences. The album is set to be released May 25th, 2018.

“Positively full of life and with a tremendous quiet joy, everything about Kaada’s “Closing Statements” stuns with its surrealist bent.” Beach Slot

“In Closing Statements, Kaada brightens the darkest of subjects” A Closer Listen

Kaada’s electronic slant does mean that he’s playing in his own unique realm, one that few of his peers can touch. Cracklefeedback

“Composing great music isn’t about giving the listener what’s never been heard, but giving them a reason to stop what they’re doing, and hear for the first time how truly inspiring music can be when we drown out the extraneous noise.” ScenePointBlank

“expect a truly gorgeous album that really deserves your time.” itdjents

``Enter John Kaada’s Closing Statements, a shimmering opus painstakingly crafted to soothe the collective woes of humanity.`` Mxdwn

The new record from the Norwegian composer Kaada is a beautiful thing, immense in scope yet startlingly intimate. Popdose

“Works such as‘Closingstatements’ remind us that music and emotion are forever, inescapably intertwined and this album stands at the pinnacle of an already great career. Sonic Abuse

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