Something to Believe in is the opening track from King Creosote’s 2014 album From Scotland With Love. As beautiful as it is moving, it is accompanied by footage from the documentary film of the same name, for which the album was created:
From Scotland With Love was created in collaboration with director Virginia Heath and Producer Grant Keir as an audio-accompaniment to a poetic documentary film of the same name, to be released for the Commonwealth Games this summer. Featuring archive footage but no narration or interview, the film works around themes of love and loss, war, resistance, emigration, work and play, and is driven as much by the music as it is the images. For the first time King Creosote found himself being able to write from other people’s perspectives, such as the female characters found in the archive (the fisher lassies inspired the moving track Cargill, for example). The result is From Scotland With Love, one of King Creosote’s most widescreen cinematic and finest pieces of work to date.Domino
There’s just something truly wonderful about the way King Creosote (aka Kenny Anderson) allows his voice to sometimes linger over long notes, sometimes jump up an octave.
Buy the album from Domino Records, here.
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