Continuing the definitive Fred edition, this is the CD based on Fred's music for the second film he made with Humbert and Penzel - following nomads - that features, along with Fred's compositions and re-workings, a restless and gripping unfolding of atmospheric locations, tuareg and other musics, ethongraphic material and times captured. A collage or a soundwork rather than a straightforwardly musical composition, this is a serious and unfairly marginalised piece (because it falls between worlds?) that nevertheless succeeds brilliantly once the ear is fully opened. A meditation too on the power - and the enigma - of recording.
01 Le jour se leve 02 Moving 03 Digging for water 04 Portrait / tam-tam in timia 05 Le cirque 06 Robert lax is 07 Gnawa express tanger 08 Bell song 09 Portrait ii 10 Ghost stories 11 Portes ouvertes 12 Le cirque-oh! / ghost dane / portrait iii
13 Le jour s'arrache 14 Middle of the moment (title theme)