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Song Premiere: "Continuum" by Bowrain

Bowrain
25 October 2017

Bowrain; Photo Credit: Rosa Lux & Tjaša Gnezda

With the release of DISTRACTED, his second full-length album, Bowrain has reached a new period in his artistic vision. DISTRACTED features guest appearances by musicians with whom Bowrain developed a collaborative relationship through his live performing and studio work, and who shares his creative vision.

Following his debut album, DISTRACTED is above all Bowrain’s composing at its best, formed of 7 tracks which arc through the album. It sees the musician embracing his primary instrument, the piano, which is the cohesive and most important element of his sound.

DISTRACTED began coming to light while the Slovenian-born musician was living and working in Amsterdam. His path has taken him through many European cities, performing and composing what eventually became his search for homeland. The album was concluded in Ljubljana, his primary and current residence.

Bowrain’s vision embraces his own experience, not as a given fact but as a search for ephemeral structures of music which collide with contemporary and universal insecurities. The artist explains, ““Piano is my tool, my instrument. There is a reciprocal familiarity that happens when I dive into it. Playing piano for me is more natural than speaking.”

DISTRACTED credits

Bowrain, piano, keyboards, vocals, production
Mario Babojelić, guitars, production
Robert Nitschke, drums
Ema Kobal, cellos
Vita Kobal, violins
JAŠA, spoken word and text on “Time”
Jernej Černalogar, mixing and producing
Jure Vlahovič, additional sounds on “Saudade”
Gregor Zemljič, mastering
JAŠA, Rosa Lux cover design, drawing by Meta Grgurevič
Cover image by JAŠA with Charlie Stein, photo by Rosa Lux
Recording studios: Pianoroom, Recording Studio Hobbit and Studio Metro Ljubljana

All songs written and composed by Bowrain except:
“Time”, “Refugee”, and “Continuum”, co-written with Mario Babojelić and Robert Nitschke

Released by Kapa Records 2017

All images in the press package by
Image concept by JAŠA / photo by Rosa Lux & Tjaša Gnezda

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