Music for Moviebikers – TIMEOUT (Review)

TIMEOUT REVIEW

LONDON

 

The title befits the fact that John Kaada has spent years scoring independent films in his Norwegian homeland. This superbly subtle, powerfully evocative LP – made with a 22-piece orchestra – isn’t in fact a movie score, but it is a tribute to Kaada’s talent for painting with sound. Recalling Ennio Morricone, Arvo Pärt, Danny Elfman, Black Heart Procession, John Barry and Sigur Rós, it can shift from the majesty of a mile-deep fjord to the drama of a Sicilian funeral in one gorgeous, eloquent glide.

 

Sharon O’Connell,