Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra

Promises – 180 Gram Vinyl Indie Exclusive

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Pre-order item. Expected on or around: 02-04-2021

28.50 LP

180 gram vinyl – Indie version – gatefold die-cut sleeve – one per customer. Please pre-order to secure a copy.

Pre-order item. Expected on or around: 02-04-2021

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LB 97LP180 ,

180-gram Indie Exclusive version – gatefold die-cut sleeve.

Five years in the making, Promises is an extraordinary, collaborative album by the electronic giant Floating Points and saxophone titan Pharoah Sanders. The album features the London Symphony Orchestra and cover art by the acclaimed American artist, Julie Mehretu.

Pharoah: Huh…?
Sam: Were you asleep? I’m sorry…
Pharoah: No no… I was listening… and dreaming… and listening to music in my head…
Sam: Oh wow… sorry.
Pharoah: Many times, people think I might be asleep… but in fact, I am just listening to music in my head. I’m always listening… to the sounds around me… and playing, in my mind… and sometimes I dream.
Sam: What were you dreaming about?
Pharoah: I’m on a ship. In the ocean. Bears coming around smoking cigars. The bears are singing, ‘We have the music. We have what you’re looking for.’
Pharoah: How you like that take, Sam?
Sam: It’s cool. I think the bit in the middle, where it stops again…I think you can hear…We were both kind of confused. I like it as well because it sounds like two musicians that are trying to guide each other.
Pharoah: I think that’s it right there. It came out different. It came out good though.
Sam: You happy?
Pharoah: Yeah, I’m cool with it.
Sam: Okay. Yeah, I think your playing is beautiful.

Weight250 g
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Title

Promises – 180 Gramms Indie Version

Label

Catalog #

LB 97LP180

Release Format

Vinyl

Release Type

Single

Format Description

LP

Release Date

March 26, 2021

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