Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - "La Panthere Des Neiges" (Released 10th June 2022)

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//Invada Records UK/Lakshore Records//

£24.99 – 1xLP, Limited Edition Picture Disc, Gatefold Vinyl (plus DL Code)

£24.99 – 1xLP, Limited Edition White Gatefold Vinyl (plus DL Code)

Originally available as a digital-only release, Invada Records and Lakeshore Records present the original score by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis to the film La Panthère Des Neiges (AKA The Velvet Queen) on limited white vinyl, limited picture
disc and cd. The soundtrack is one of Ellis and Cave’s most heartfelt and haunting
film projects.

High up on the Tibetan plateau. Amongst unexplored and inaccessible valleys lies one of the last sanctuaries of the wild world, where rare and undiscovered fauna
lives. Vincent Munier, one of the world’s most renowned wildlife photographers takes the adventurer and novelist Sylvain Tesson (In the Forest of Siberia) with him on his latest mission. For several weeks, they’ll explore these valleys searching for unique animals and try to spot the snow leopard, one of the rarest and most difficult big cats to approach.

Ellis explains how Cave and himself came to be involved : “There is something about the heart of this film that draws you in. I realised after a day, that I wanted to do whatever it took to compose an entire original score. The film deserved to have its own musical voice. I booked five days and asked Nick if he could come in for a day
to write a theme song and play some piano. He saw the film and stayed for four days. In the end we made what I think is one of the most beautiful films we have
ever worked on. One of my favourite experiences ever working on a project. The stars are the animals in all their wild glory, as we have never seen them before, and man in reverence and wonder.”

Tracklisting:

  1. L’attaque des loups
  2. Les cerfs
  3. Antilope
  4. La bête
  5. Les yaks
  6. Des affûts elliptiques
  7. Les nomades
  8. La grotte
  9. Les princes
  10. La neige tombe
  11. Les ours
  12. Un être vous obsède
  13. L’apparition/we are not alone

 

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Limited Picture Disc, Limited White LP