After a hugely successful campaign on Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, Henry Saiz embarked on a creative adventure of soundtracking the world with his live band that was meant to turn into a very personal and eclectic audiovisual album.
One and a half years of non-stop work later Henry Saiz & Band finally deliver a promised album that kept their fans and backers in rapturous anticipation. Unwilling to follow the comfortable and relentlessly forming their own path, the Spaniards demonstrate a unique approach to music making building unsteady sonic sculptures and offering up a bounty of rich aural textures and a deep, robust production style.
Always trying to push the limits and aiming at those who like to enjoy music beyond genres or labels, ´Human´ is yet another proof of that as the guys overturn all of their influences and make this album a mixture of all the musical styles they have ever connected with. You can find brushstrokes of music from the 70s and 80s like progressive rock or synthpop; also of contemporary styles such as pop and hip hop and in some songs even the energy of styles such as metal making it all seem like the most natural of combinations.
Lanzarote, Australia, Dubai, Kenya, Saigon, Joshua Tree, Tokyo, Europe, Argentinian Andes, Antarctica – these are the locations the band promised to take you on a journey to, and they did. Each song embodies the essence of each place making the long play as rich in themes as in sounds, and the film, that enhances the audio experience, helps listeners to delve deeper into the meaning of this album.
‘Human’ is an album that proves itself to be an affecting record defined by passion and a creative challenge. An album that takes you to a place you didn't know existed, and shows you that in fact you've actually been there before.
01. Downfall (Overture) 06:12
02. Haven (Lanzarote, Canary Islands) 07:44
03. Ghosts (Australia) 05:02
04. The Golden Cage (Dubai) 06:03
05. Human (Maasai Mara, Kenya) 08:11
06. Dragon Hills (Saigon, Vietnam) 05:02
07. Time Machine (Joshua Tree, California) 05:12
08. Cerulean (Tokyo) 07:55
09. Darvulia (Europe) 06:25
10. Me Llama Una Voz (Argentinian Andes) 07:34
11. The Answer (Antarctica) 05:14
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