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Is anyone else watching the making of the Chinese 'Monkey' opera with Damon Alburn and the bloke from the Gorillaz

(14 Posts)
Carmenere Wed 04-Jul-07 23:01:10

It is amazing, I would love to see it.

Carmenere Wed 04-Jul-07 23:02:00

Those blokes are seriously creative, the amount of work they have done is staggering.

Kaloo20 Wed 04-Jul-07 23:02:10

Surely he's the bloke from Blur first

moondog Wed 04-Jul-07 23:02:29

Nope
Could think of nothing worse.

Carmenere Wed 04-Jul-07 23:06:11

It is really interesting, well I find the process fascinating

Carmenere Wed 04-Jul-07 23:24:07

They are extraordinarily creative.

sallystrawberry Wed 04-Jul-07 23:25:03

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Carmenere Wed 04-Jul-07 23:34:20

that stuff where DA created a new five pointed way of composing inspired by the five points of the communist star was crazy, borderlne brilliant, yet somehow the musicians looked not convinced

winestein Wed 04-Jul-07 23:41:11

Carmenere - absolutely. DP (muso) was just pondering why Damon Albarn got involved with what made him famous. He is apparently an amazing musician (pianist particularly).

Decided not to watch it as need to sleep though! But yes, seriously creative they are.

Marina Thu 05-Jul-07 00:04:38

It was absolutely gripping. Was supposed to get an early night but could not stop watching.
Was stunned at Damon's musicianship too. Liked Blur OK, like Gorillaz, had no idea he was so thoughtful and wideranging in his musical interests.
Nice chance to see an ondes martinot in action to - and am now convinced a glass harmonica is used in the soundtrack to In the Night Garden
Better book your tickets at Chatelet Carmenere, I bet Manchester is sold right out

Carmenere Thu 05-Jul-07 00:07:03

OMG I now soo want to go to see this in Paris. <I feel a weekend away coming on>

IsabelWatchingItRainInMacondo Thu 05-Jul-07 00:08:49

channel please?

Carmenere Thu 05-Jul-07 00:09:32

Oh it has just finished, it was on BBC1 (or 2)

IsabelWatchingItRainInMacondo Thu 05-Jul-07 00:15:18

Thanks anyway

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