Love In The Time Of Science

Love In The Time Of Science
Source: Amazon

What is it?

The 1999 music album Love In The Time Of Science by the Icelandic musician Emilíana Torrini, and the album’s name was inspired by the book Love In The Time Of Cholera by the author Gabriel García Márquez.

What is it about?

This is how Wikipedia describes this music album:

Love in the Time of Science is the fourth album by the Icelandic singer/songwriter Emilíana Torrini.

It was her first album to be released internationally (her earlier albums being released only in her native Iceland).

The album was recorded and released in 1999, and was produced by Roland Orzabal and Alan Griffiths of Tears For Fears, who also wrote two tracks for the album.

It was recorded and mixed at Orzabal’s own studio, Neptune’s Kitchen, with additional recording done in Spain and Iceland.

Orzabal also played and performed backing vocals on the album.

Other collaborators included Eg WhiteSiggi Baldursson and Mark Abis.

The title of the album is a variation of the 1985 Gabriel García Márquez novel Love in the Time of Cholera.

My Thoughts

I found out about Emilíana Torrini and this music album years ago back when I was probably working at LBS one day when I was at home looking for music artists who have similar music styles to Pauline Croze and several other musicians on maybe Amazon.com and maybe several other websites at the time.

I think that Love In The Time Of Science is a great name for a music album and that it goes with this album pretty well, it is one of my favorite names for a music album, and it has even inspired some of my past blog names and blog taglines.

This is one of those albums where the songs are best when listened to together and so it is probably best to listen to the entire album, and this album is probably best listened to at night or in the evening with warm low-lighting (lamps et cetera) when you are alone and in the mood for music like this.

I can definitely imagine listening to the song Tuna Fish (one of my favorite songs from the album) alone at a beach house at night with nice warm low-lighting with a light breeze blowing through the windows gently moving the curtains.

When I first heard the song Telepathy I thought that it was a Björk song.

My least favorite song on this album is the song Sea People.

My second least favorite song on this album is possibly the song Summerbreeze.

The song To Be Free sets the mood for this album.

The song Baby Blue seems pretty symbolic in my opinion.

The song Unemployed In Summertime has a fun relaxed mood, but the version in this playlist is incomplete and cuts off at about a minute before the song is finished.

The song Easy seems playful.

Some parts of this album brings me back to a different time period (maybe the 1990s), and some parts of this album remind me of the time period when my uncle ME was going to college in the city of L.

It is a shame that YouTube removed the official playlist of this album, so for this post I had to find and use a YouTube playlist that was made by Idreamup, and so thank you Idreamup.

I think that this is a pretty good music album, especially when listened to under the right conditions and when in the right mood.

The end,

-John Jr

By John Jr

Hello, I am John Jr, welcome.

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