Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Discussion about the band and related projects.

Moderators: tom_cas1, Caitlin, MrMagpie

User avatar
daii
Posts: 543
Joined: 20 Sep 2014, 12:33
Location: Argentina

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by daii » 14 Apr 2015, 23:56

damon interview on The Anton Savage Show (Today FM) >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdzHbOXCm9M
talking about his trip to north korea and wonder.land

User avatar
munch
Posts: 1208
Joined: 24 Sep 2014, 12:14

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by munch » 15 Apr 2015, 01:59

I'm excited for this but only if a cd is released like the previous musicals he's produced. I was lucky enough to see Dr Dee live but won't be able to see this one as I'm in Australia....
But very excited for it.
Mr ( ͡° ͜- ͡°) K
https://www.facebook.com/Blur2Australia
My animated I Broadcast submission https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHRqhEDr70M
Image
I'm country sad
I'm a ballad man

EverydayRobot
Posts: 75
Joined: 15 Apr 2015, 17:16

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by EverydayRobot » 15 Apr 2015, 18:41

Has anybody else received their tickets for this, yet? I'm sure it said on the confirmation email tickets would be sent out the end of Feb. :|

User avatar
JordanPowers
Posts: 165
Joined: 05 Oct 2014, 01:30
Location: Columbus, New Jersey, USA
Contact:

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by JordanPowers » 22 Apr 2015, 22:18

munch wrote:I'm excited for this but only if a cd is released like the previous musicals he's produced. I was lucky enough to see Dr Dee live but won't be able to see this one as I'm in Australia....
But very excited for it.
Yeah, I actually really do hope there's an actual soundtrack LP released for this musical or at the very least, quite a bit of footage of the performances of the songs in the musical.

Due to Damon Albarn's description of this musical as very 'electro', I wonder if the music in this play will give us some idea of what the upcoming Gorillaz album could end up sounding like.
TripleJay97 wrote:
Westway wrote:this should be in the blur section
You should be off the Blur forum

User avatar
101reykjavik
Posts: 5303
Joined: 08 Sep 2014, 20:26
Location: Beautiful Somerset

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by 101reykjavik » 23 Apr 2015, 07:35

Just bagged some tickets for this at the National theatre on Nov 28th. Very happy. :D
Image

User avatar
JordanPowers
Posts: 165
Joined: 05 Oct 2014, 01:30
Location: Columbus, New Jersey, USA
Contact:

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by JordanPowers » 23 Apr 2015, 20:33

101reykjavik wrote:Just bagged some tickets for this at the National theatre on Nov 28th. Very happy. :D
Could you tell us the music sounds like after you go to see it, please? :D
TripleJay97 wrote:
Westway wrote:this should be in the blur section
You should be off the Blur forum

User avatar
101reykjavik
Posts: 5303
Joined: 08 Sep 2014, 20:26
Location: Beautiful Somerset

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by 101reykjavik » 23 Apr 2015, 20:56

JordanPowers wrote:
101reykjavik wrote:Just bagged some tickets for this at the National theatre on Nov 28th. Very happy. :D
Could you tell us the music sounds like after you go to see it, please? :D
I expect someone will report back on the Manchester shows in the summer long before I go in November. But I'll be sure to let you all know what I think come the time. :D
Image

User avatar
JordanPowers
Posts: 165
Joined: 05 Oct 2014, 01:30
Location: Columbus, New Jersey, USA
Contact:

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by JordanPowers » 25 Apr 2015, 07:54

In this interview with BBC Radio's Front Row, Damon describes the songs that he wrote for this musical as somewhere between Lionel Bart and Kurt Vile.
TripleJay97 wrote:
Westway wrote:this should be in the blur section
You should be off the Blur forum

User avatar
101reykjavik
Posts: 5303
Joined: 08 Sep 2014, 20:26
Location: Beautiful Somerset

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by 101reykjavik » 25 Apr 2015, 08:23

JordanPowers wrote:In this interview with BBC Radio's Front Row, Damon describes the songs that he wrote for this musical as somewhere between Lionel Bart and Kurt Vile.
Yes, that was at the end of the Radio Four interview last night. I thought that was interesting. He said wonder.land is much more a traditional musical, whatever that means. Compared to the opera tinged Dr Dee or Monkey I suppose. I'm really fascinated to see what he's done with it anyway. The show's design / production team are the people behind War Horse apparently, so I've got high hopes for a great looking show as well as a great sounding one. Should be something special.
Last edited by 101reykjavik on 25 Apr 2015, 08:46, edited 1 time in total.
Image

metalhipslop
Posts: 803
Joined: 16 Oct 2014, 02:13
Location: The Great White North

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by metalhipslop » 25 Apr 2015, 08:40

JordanPowers wrote:In this interview with BBC Radio's Front Row, Damon describes the songs that he wrote for this musical as somewhere between Lionel Bart and Kurt Vile.
lol KURT WEILL not kurt vile....
lionel bart and kurt weill are both great
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EGUjGPrfA6U" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Textin' abbreviates the brain. Aspirin takes away the pain.

User avatar
JordanPowers
Posts: 165
Joined: 05 Oct 2014, 01:30
Location: Columbus, New Jersey, USA
Contact:

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by JordanPowers » 25 Apr 2015, 09:02

metalhipslop wrote:
JordanPowers wrote:In this interview with BBC Radio's Front Row, Damon describes the songs that he wrote for this musical as somewhere between Lionel Bart and Kurt Vile.
lol KURT WEILL not kurt vile....
lionel bart and kurt weill are both great
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EGUjGPrfA6U" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Well I feel like a proper idiot now, then...right. Ok, Kurt Weill then....*ahem*
...
TripleJay97 wrote:
Westway wrote:this should be in the blur section
You should be off the Blur forum

User avatar
JackS
Posts: 471
Joined: 08 Sep 2014, 08:46
Location: London

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by JackS » 27 Apr 2015, 14:57

Bought my tickets... anyone with an American Express card, they are doing a presale on the National Theatre site ahead of the 1st May general sale

User avatar
daii
Posts: 543
Joined: 20 Sep 2014, 12:33
Location: Argentina

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by daii » 29 Apr 2015, 19:13

damon talking about wonder.land

https://soundcloud.com/wxpnfm/damon-albarn" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

User avatar
101reykjavik
Posts: 5303
Joined: 08 Sep 2014, 20:26
Location: Beautiful Somerset

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by 101reykjavik » 29 Apr 2015, 19:57

daii wrote:damon talking about wonder.land

https://soundcloud.com/wxpnfm/damon-albarn" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Thank you Daii, I really enjoyed that. Can't wait to see the musical.
Image

metalhipslop
Posts: 803
Joined: 16 Oct 2014, 02:13
Location: The Great White North

Re: Wonder.land....Damon Albarn's New Project.

Post by metalhipslop » 29 Apr 2015, 19:58

something tells me the interviewer thinks damon said kurt vile...
but anyway, the premis of this musical sounds brilliant. the whole internet thing
Textin' abbreviates the brain. Aspirin takes away the pain.

Post Reply