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  • 1. Time Piece 1 (Harpsichord Bugalu)
  • 2. Dark Is The Sun Part 1 (Main Theme)
  • 3. Dark Is The Sun Part 2 (Interlude)
  • 4. Hello Old Friend
  • 5. Dark Is The Sun Part 3 (
  • 6. Dark Is The Sun Part 4 (Harpsichord Waltz)
  • 7. Yeah You Are
  • 8. Uncle Bessie
  • 9. Bright Is The Sun
  • 10. Time Piece 2 (Epilogue)

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Recorded in Sweden, 'Dark is the Sun' is a concept album based on themes and variations by British pianist/composer/arranger Greg Foat, who has created an intriguing blend of non-contemporary jazz sounds with classic scoring techniques. An exotic array of unorthodox instrumentation was utilized, including harpsichord, tubular bells and a 15 piece choir. With musical reference and influence from such luminaries as Bruno Nicolai, Michel Legrand and Serge Gainsbourg as well as a firm nod towards UK jazzmen Michael Garrick, Keith Mansfield and Alan Hawkshaw, the result is highly-listenable, enduring and fulfilling for those who like real music played with real instruments.