Record Of The Month. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Colour Green by Sibylle Baier. Featuring the BC Weekly best new albums and artists from During a particularly low period in her early life, a friend tried to cheer up Baier with a road trip to Strasbourg and the Alps in Genoa. Edinburgh-based musician Euan McMeeken curated this collection of contemplative pieces for Piano Day

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Edinburgh-based musician Euan McMeeken curated this collection of contemplative pieces for Piano Day Give Me a Smile. The quiet days are punctuated by regular travel and frequent visits to museums, theaters, readings, arts events, lectures, and open studios around the country.

Who knows where those songs sibyple, if they will ever be released, or what they might sound like?

Baier has a wonderful eye for small, everyday details. And a hundred times true. The instrumentation on most of the album is minimal, featuring only Baier’s voice and nylon-string guitar.

David Chandra March 11, at sibyylle Recorded in the early 70’s in her home on a reel to reel recording device, the songs on “Colour Green” are intimate portraits of life’s sad and fragile beauty.

Sibylle Baier’s Colour Green: An Accidental Classic

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And she shares these intimate details with none of the sentimentality or false nostalgia that mars sibylle baier colour green much acoustic folk music. Room 25 by Noname. Baier is the perfect music for cold, snowy evenings by the fire or huddled by the radiator inside your tiny, Brooklyn apartment.

How did a year-old Baker girl learn to write such a great album of songs in flawless English, set to excellent finger-picking? Colour Green was recorded on a reel-to-reel tape recorder in Baier’s home in Germany. Retrieved from ” https: However, the last track on the album, “Give Me a Smile,” features an orchestrated string section and an electronic organ, and Baier plays a steel-string guitar instead of a nylon-strung one.

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Orange Twin Records Athens, Georgia. Thank you for this lead. One minute, she sings about buttered bread, apple pie, and feeding the dog and cat, and the next, she is quoting the poet T. Colour Greenthe one and only release from German underground folk denizen Sibylle Baierhas been around since the early ’70s, albeit in her closet.


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He also gave a copy to J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. The title track is a true folk gem abier could put to shame anything Bob Dylan ever dreamed of, and the album as a whole is the honest epitome of folk music.

An album that accompanies me on many long train journeys Yoram Kaplan. Then Finally, A Stillness by Compilation. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Contact Orange Twin Records. Each track is like a field recording of the highest quality, with every whisper of the locale present, yet unintelligible.

“Lost” Album of the Week: Sibylle Baier ‘Colour Green’

Sibyloe Lost Something in the Hills I just discovered his work yesterday. The story of how her wonderful record, Colour Greencame to be is as interesting as the music itself. Instead she exists only within the grooves of this one record, a healing piece of history, and one worth cherishing.

Baier chose not to pursue an acting or music career in the end.