Tuesday Tune: 27th May 2014

Tuesday Tune B

Apologies for my tardiness, here is this week’s Tuesday Tune music blog.

The purpose of Tuesday Tune is to encourage the sharing and discovery of new music artists or styles. Anyone can join in – the more the merrier. Please do remember to link to your blog post so that others can see what you share.

To view Tuesday Tunes from previous weeks, please click here.

What to Do:

  • Choose a piece of music you’ve listened to in the past week and tell us what you like or don’t like about it.
  • Tell us what the last piece of music you listened to was and how you heard it (iPod, radio, in a shop etc.).
  • Tell us if you have bought any music in the last week, why you purchased it and in what format (digital or CD).
  • Do you have a musical reflection? Do you have any strong opinions or notions about music? Share it with us.
  • Make sure to add the link to your post in the comments below.

My Musing:

This week I am going to talk about the music I most recently purchased, which is the album entitled SkyWorld by Two Steps From Hell. Their music is always epic in its own way and considering that all of it is composed with the one goal of licensing for film trailer and TV use, this is not really surprising. Each track has a unique identity, varying from full-blown massive orchestral pieces with profound choir vocals to more experimental mixes of electronic sound effects combined with a selection of classical instruments like strings and brass.

I have to say that this is one of the purchases this year that I am most pleased with since there is such variety in the music itself and each composition takes your imagination on a journey. My favourites so far are Titan Dream, Blackheart and Blizzard. In addition, the track which easily sends shivers down my spine is Breathe, which has such a gently building climax with a feeling of growing power and beauty.

My overall favourite, if I was forced to pick just one track from the album, is Blackheart. Perhaps it’s the slightly celtic nuances that appeal to my Scottish heart or the lilting quality of the music. See what you think yourself by watching (or should I say listening to) the video below.

 

Find out more about SkyWorld on Two Steps From Hell’s website, iTunes or Amazon.

L.A. Miles
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Latest Book: The Stone Dragon

The Tuesday Tune music blog is brought to you by Lesley Miles at Lassie Memo

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