Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Postcard from 1952

Originally called Breaker Morant, Explosions in the Sky was formed in Austin, Texas in 1999. Drummer Chris Hrasky is from Rockford, Illinois, and the rest of the band hails from Midland, Texas. The new name of "Explosions in the Sky" came from a comment Hrasky made in reference to the noise or sight of fireworks when they left KVRX on the night they played their first set and recorded their first track, "Remember Me as a Time of Day", that would be released on a compilation.

The band has garnered popularity beyond the post-rock scene for their cinematic, elaborately developed guitar work, narratively styled instrumentals, what they refer to as "cathartic mini-symphonies," and their enthusiastic and emotional live shows. They primarily play with three electric guitars and a drum kit, although band member Michael James will at times exchange his electric guitar for a bass guitar

Source: Wikipedia/Explosions In The Sky

Thank you for borrowing me this CD. Now i know why this band have been contracted for many movies soundtrack. And the packaging for this "take care, take care, take care" is so creative. House, trees, leafage, woods..... cool!

another looks of the packaging

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