Theo Bleckmann - Hello Earth !

the Music of Kate Bush

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2012 release

Bassplayer: "Acclaimed 'downtown' jazz vocalist Bleckmann has covered everything from Vegas standards to Charles Ives, but his decision to dissect the music of Kate Bush is truly a match made in alternative heaven … Bleckmann captures both the thematic and theatrical sides of Bush's works, while extending them into further corners sonically and conceptually." March 2012

Downbeat: "[…] Theo Bleckmann reinterprets the British singer's work through his own lens. It's a gutsy move … What's surprising about 'Hello Earth' is how seamlessly Bleckmann pulls it off." March 2012

Jazztimes: "Bleckmann digs deep into Bush's first decade of work, drawing most heavily from her 'Hounds of Love'… But to think of these as interpretations is to underestimate Bleckmann's intent. Better to approach them as rechanneled dreamscapes. […] Casting himself as Bush's brother from another planet, Bleckmann remains true to both his source and himself." March 2012

eMusic: "Like Bush, [Bleckmann] knows how to meld the ornamental and the essential in a manner that enriches both the package and the substance." March 2012

Jazz.About.com: "On 'Hello Earth', Bleckmann showcases his mastery of affective and lyrical nuances with interpretations of songs by British art rocker Kate Bush. […] On one hand, each of the songs on the album sounds just like the original. On the other hand, each is somehow unique and independent. The music belongs not only to Kate Bush, but to Theo Bleckmann." March 2012

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Brand Winter&Winter

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