Biography

The secret music of the secret Bristol, Movietone's catalogue is a perfect encapsulation of a place and time. Cinema verité, soft focus, jump cuts, handheld Super 8 - every auteur device is present in their music: Movietone, Day And Night, The Blossom Filled Streets and The Sand And The Stars form a perfect set of releases from perhaps the greatest undiscovered band.

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Latest Release

Movietone The Sand And The Stars

Album | 27th October 2003

Partially recorded on a beach, it is no secret that The Sand And The Stars draws explicit influence from the British coastline. In addition, it was intended to sound like "a jazz record being played across the bay", and it's all the more beautiful for its coastal influences.

Latest Release

Movietone The Sand And The Stars

Album | 27th October 2003

Album Description

Partially recorded on a beach, it is no secret that The Sand And The Stars draws explicit influence from the British coastline. In addition, it was intended to sound like "a jazz record being played across the bay", and it's all the more beautiful for its coastal influences.

Tracklisting

  • 1The Sand And The Stars
  • 2Ocean Song
  • 3In Mexico
  • 4Pale Tracks
  • 5Let Night In
  • 6We Rode On
  • 7Snow Is Falling
  • 8Not Even Close
  • 9Red Earth
  • 10Beach Samba
  • 11Near Marconi's Hut
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