Snow Borne Sorrow

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Snow Borne Sorrow
Nine Horses - Snow Borne Sorrow.jpg
Studio album by Nine Horses
Released 17 October 2005
Recorded 2001-2005, USA and Cologne - Miloco 3, Eden Studios, London - Shpere Studios, London - 1k Recording Studio, Philadelphia - UTS Sound Stuido, University of Technology, Sydney - First Floor Rec., Copenhagen
Genre Alternative rock, jazz-rock
Length 58:49
Label Samadhi Sound
Producer David Sylvian
David Sylvian chronology
The Good Son vs. The Only Daughter (The Blemish Remixes)
(2005)
Snow Borne Sorrow
(2005)
Money for All
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media 7.7/10[1]

Snow Borne Sorrow is an album by Nine Horses, released in October 2005. Nine Horses is a collaboration between David Sylvian, Steve Jansen and Burnt Friedman. Other contributors include Norwegian trumpeter and Supersilent member Arve Henriksen, Swedish vocalist Stina Nordenstam, and Ryuichi Sakamoto on piano.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wonderful World" (Jansen, Sylvian) - 6:02
  2. "Darkest Birds" (Jansen, Sylvian) - 5:03
  3. "The Banality of Evil" (Friedman, Sylvian) - 7:59
  4. "Atom and Cell" (Jansen, Sylvian) - 7:06
  5. "A History of Holes" (Friedman, Sylvian) - 8:02
  6. "Snow Borne Sorrow" (Jansen, Sylvian) - 6:23
  7. "The Day the Earth Stole Heaven" (Friedman, Motzer, Sylvian) - 3:19
  8. "Serotonin" (Friedman, Sylvian) - 5:54
  9. "The Librarian" (Friedman, Sylvian) - 9:01

Personnel[edit]

  • David Sylvian - vocals, keyboards (1-5, 7), guitar (1-3, 8), engineer, mixing, art direction
  • Steve Jansen - drums (exc. 3, 6, 8), percussion (3-5, 7-9), keyboards (1, 4, 6, 7), sample programming (1, 2, 4, 6, 8), engineer, mixing
  • Burnt Friedman - drum programming (3), keyboards (3), toy piano (5, 9), synth Ms 20 (7, 9), vocoder (7), loops (9), pan (9), editing (3, 5), engineer, mixing (7)
  • Keith Lowe - double bass (1), bass (2, 5, 7, 9)
  • Stina Nordenstam - vocals (1)
  • Arve Henriksen - trumpet (2, 4, 6)
  • Neal Sutherland - bass (3)
  • Riff Pike III - electric guitar (3)
  • Hayden Chisholm - clarinet (3, 7-9), sax (5, 7)
  • Theo Travis - sax (3 second solo, 5), flute (5)
  • Thomas Hass - sax (3 first solo, 7)
  • Morten Grønvad - vibraphone (3, 5, 7, 9)
  • Carsten Skøv - vibraphone (3)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto - piano (4, 6), piano treatment (6)
  • Tim Motzer - electric guitar (5, 8, 9), acoustic guitar (7)
  • Tim Elsenburg - electric guitar (5)
  • Joseph Suchy - electric guitar (7)
  • Daniel Schroeter - bass (8)
  • Eska G. Mtungwazi, Marcina Arnold - backing vocals (3)
  • Andrea Grant, Derek Green - backing vocals (4)
  • Beverlei Brown, Tommy Blaize - backing vocals (4, 7, 8)
  • Wes Mills - cover artwork
  • Chris Bigg - design
  • Thanks to: Jan Bang, Richard Chadwick, Matthew Davidson (Motu), David De Almieda Sampaio, David Franzke, Robert Fripp, Yuka Fujii, Oke Göttlich, Axel Hartmann (Neuron), Jaki Liebzeit, Keith Lowe, Jerome Marcus (Sabian), MDM, David Millman, Wes Mills, Adrian Molloy, Byron at Moose Mastering, Patric Oliver (Popercussion), Judith Ruzicka, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Marcus Schmickler, Simon Stock (Musictrack), Joseph Suchy, Skúli Sverrisson, Yukihiro 'Happy' Yoshida (Tama), Cycling 74, Earthworks Audio (Alex Khenkin).
  • Mixed at Samadhisound

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