Darwin Rocks


The Knife – Tomorrow, In a Year

Commissioned by Danish performance group Hotel Pro Forma to write the music for their opera based on Charles Darwin and his book ‘On the Origin of the Species’, The Knife decided to make this a collaborative process, working with artists Mt. Sims and Planningtorock for the first time, to capture the huge width of the Darwin and evolution theme. They extensively researched Darwin related literature and articles, with Olof attending a field recording workshop in the Amazon to find inspiration and to record sounds.

Even though I love The Knife, the first time I listened to the album, didn’t like it.  It definitely grows on you with more listens.

One Response

  1. I’m going to support this project by illegally downloading the album first chance I get

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