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Pioneer of the hang (handpan), captivating musician Manu Delago has announced the forthcoming release of a unique and awe-inspiring movie and accompanying album, Parasol Peak out September 7th, in which Delago leads an ensemble of 7 musicians on a mountaineering expedition in The Alps. Along the way, the group perform a collection of brand new compositions in different locations, at varying altitudes. The Austrian-born composer was discovered by Björk, who first invited him to perform alongside on her Biophilia tour. He is now a fixture of Björk’s live lineup and has also toured with The Cinematic Orchestra and Olafur Arnalds. Further, he earned a Grammy-nomination for his work on Anoushka Shankar’s album Land of Gold, performed Hang on Poppy Ackroyd’s latest album ‘Resolve’ and appeared as a soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Manu Delago feat. Isa Kurz - Rudi

Manu Delago - Parasol Peak - An Alpine Sound Expedition (Trailer)

Manu Delago - Freeze (Live in the Alps)

Manu Delago (c) Lukas Lorenz - Botanique

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Label: 
Tru Thoughts, One Little Indian Records
Last album: 
Parasol Peak (07.09.18)