French composer and multi-instrumentalist Christine Ott returns to Gizeh Records for her fourth album “Time to Die,” the sequel to the highly regarded “Only Silence Remains” (2016).
“Time To Die” is a musical fresco in eight chapters, a sensory journey between the world of the living and
the dead, for which the musician weaves a unique dramaturgy between Contemporary Classical and Electro-Acoustic Music.
Watch the teaser of the album through the Christine Ott Official YouTube Channel below:
The title track picks up the story where “Only Silence Remains” left off … Like it’s centrepiece; “Disaster,” the beloved cinematic text here is read by Casey Brown. Ott seeks to offer strong sensations, without artifice, whether by the power of her compositions on the piano (‘Brumes’, ‘Horizons Fauves’), or by intuitive arrangements mixing her
unique practice of Ondes Martenot with a maelstrom of Jupiter8, Monotrons, Timpani and Tubular Bells as on the first track. In addition, Ott captivates us with her harp playing on “Chasing Harp,” by her aerial singing on “Landscape,” or even on the airwaves on “Comma Opening,” which ends a triptych of songs after the versions published on “Chimères (pour Ondes Martenot)” (NAHAL 2020) and on ‘Volutes’ from her side-project Snowdrops (Injazero 2020). These two previous records have been praised by critics, especially in the best records of the year according to The Guardian.
This expressive and spontaneous impetus, leitmotif in her musical production, takes a new form within “Time to Die.” Through the notes disseminated in an endlessly 0reinvented minimalist heritage, the interpretation is the ultimate musical glue allowing the pieces to come to life, thereby making this repertoire and its composerperformer unique.
Watch the video for the first single “Landscape” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9Hzn0OaVyU
DELUXE EDITION: Blue Vinyl + CD – Deluxe edition. Gizeh Store Exclusive. Includes the sheet music for the track “Miroirs” housed inside a hand-numbered, silkscreened card folder with additional texts from Christine Ott. Heavyweight card sleeve
with poly-lined paper inner.
VINYL: Blue Vinyl – Heavyweight card sleeve with poly-lined paper inner.
CD: Housed in a six-panel digipak with additional artwork featured on the inner sleeve.
- Time to Die
- Landscape *
- Chasing Harp
- Horizons Fauves
- Comma Opening
- Miroirs **
- Pluie ***
Pre-Order the album through the Gizeh Records Official Website and Bandcamp: