Starting as a gentle exercise in Martin Denny-esque Polynesian fantasy, Treasure erupts midway into a delirium of squealing animal noises, fuzzed out sitar and electric guitar from Mark Lightcap (of Acetone); after the squall, the song regains composure and returns gently to earth on a lush bed of grand piano and accordion from Zeena Parkins.
F.W. Murnau’s “TABU: A Story of the South Seas”
The final version of the 2nd scene from F.W. Murnau‘s classic silent film “TABU” (1931) re-scored by Louis Gentile and premiered at the Herbstlichen Musiktage Bad Urach festival in Germany on October 5 2007.