silence (82 seconds of) + Throw Your Arms Around Me v2

BBC Radio’s ‘Desert Island Discs‘ speaks with Maurice Hopper, of Exeter, UK. As a peace observer, he carried eight pieces of music to the Middle East. Transferring music from CD to computer some spaces in between got lost. “It emphasized the huge importance of silence in musical performances,” he says. This track is a “silence” break before encore, “producer’s cut”, versions on “Spiral“.

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On this, a second version of the Hunters & Collectors’ anthem Throw Your Arms Around Me on Allison Crowe’s “Spiral” album, producer Kayla Schmah’s mix enriches the encore – bringing Allison’s vocals to the fore – after they’d been immersed in the pub-style-group-sing-along that wraps the first. Building up to one more, final, gorgeous, song production…

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Throw Your Arms Around Me

Throw Your Arms Around Me” on a sing-along-Sunday, in the sunshine – or anything. Australia’s “Hunters & Collectors” created this anthem, and, here, Canada’s Allison Crowe (voice, piano, engineer), the band, Billie Woods (acoustic guitar, bgs), Dave Baird (bass, bgs), Laurent Boucher (percussion), engineer Larry Anschell and producer Kayla Schmah bring the love from down under to all over.

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