'The Vampires of Camelon'

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blueonblue
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'The Vampires of Camelon'

Postby blueonblue » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:35 pm

Burt could almost have composed this.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGkqtv-tzk0

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Re: 'The Vampires of Camelon'

Postby pljms » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:23 am

Blue, it sounds like a Bacharach pastiche.

An item on BBC TV news a couple of days ago about an eco-friendly housing estate in Norwich winning an architecture award featured this instrumental piece from the 60s playing in the background for some inexplicable reason which despite being composed by well known Burt admirer Tony Hatch and featuring the flugelhorn owes a lot less to Bacharach than the Pearlfishes track but a sublime listen all the same.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CthjFAF6omo
Paul

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Re: 'The Vampires of Camelon'

Postby blueonblue » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:39 am

pljms wrote:Blue, it sounds like a Bacharach pastiche.

An item on BBC TV news a couple of days ago about an eco-friendly housing estate in Norwich winning an architecture award featured this instrumental piece from the 60s playing in the background for some inexplicable reason which despite being composed by well known Burt admirer Tony Hatch and featuring the flugelhorn owes a lot less to Bacharach than the Pearlfishes track but a sublime listen all the same.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CthjFAF6omo


Thanks Paul,
Do I detect a "hint" of Herb Alpert ?

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Re: 'The Vampires of Camelon'

Postby pljms » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:11 am

blueonblue wrote:
pljms wrote:Blue, it sounds like a Bacharach pastiche.

An item on BBC TV news a couple of days ago about an eco-friendly housing estate in Norwich winning an architecture award featured this instrumental piece from the 60s playing in the background for some inexplicable reason which despite being composed by well known Burt admirer Tony Hatch and featuring the flugelhorn owes a lot less to Bacharach than the Pearlfishes track but a sublime listen all the same.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CthjFAF6omo


Thanks Paul,
Do I detect a "hint" of Herb Alpert ?

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Yes, more than a hint when the 2nd flugelhorn comes in. Tony Hatch was a masterful arranger and not called 'Britain's Burt Bacharach' for nothing.
Paul


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