The Montreal producer will release a 41-minute piece titled The Colours Of Life in August.
The Colours Of Life is Montrealer Mike Silver's second release of 2015, following Radiance & Submission, which is due out on Driftless Recordings in July. This one is a single 41-minute piece that Silver has reportedly been working on since 2011 in Paris, when he was living in a one-bedroom apartment with his girlfriend and had no access to any musical equipment other than his laptop. Inspired by the new age label Windham Hill and early Phil Collins solo material, Silver explains the record's origins below.
"The song that really inspired the first iterations of Colours Of Life is 'Hand In Hand' by Phil Collins, from Face Value, he says. "It’s a super simple corny song built on a Roland CR-78 loop and just the silliest pan-global optimistic tone. And I got into the idea of doing a record of music like that, that would incorporate a lot of this stuff I was listening to and be of use as like, call waiting background music, just the most pleasant thing and kind of trying to push to the edges of tolerable cheese in some places, but also have it be totally sincere and not ironic, like actually purely pleasurable music."
01. The Colours Of Life
1080p will release The Colours Of Life on August 14th, 2015.