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City Reading by Air

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City Reading

Air

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Album

City Reading

Air

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Label: Parlophone France
City Reading is the French downtempo duo's foray into the books-on-tape genre. It features one of Italy's greatest living writers, Alessandro Baricco, reciting from his 2002 novel City, three stories about the old American West. Imagine a spaghetti western set in the woozy landscape of Air's ambience and with organic textures added by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Although even non-Italian speakers can enjoy the author's lilt as it lends a gentle rhythm, this album is for more devout fans of electronic prog.

About This Album

City Reading is the French downtempo duo's foray into the books-on-tape genre. It features one of Italy's greatest living writers, Alessandro Baricco, reciting from his 2002 novel City, three stories about the old American West. Imagine a spaghetti western set in the woozy landscape of Air's ambience and with organic textures added by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Although even non-Italian speakers can enjoy the author's lilt as it lends a gentle rhythm, this album is for more devout fans of electronic prog.

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About This Album

City Reading is the French downtempo duo's foray into the books-on-tape genre. It features one of Italy's greatest living writers, Alessandro Baricco, reciting from his 2002 novel City, three stories about the old American West. Imagine a spaghetti western set in the woozy landscape of Air's ambience and with organic textures added by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Although even non-Italian speakers can enjoy the author's lilt as it lends a gentle rhythm, this album is for more devout fans of electronic prog.