Artist: Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
Album: Rome (16 May 2011, EMI)
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Tags: spaghetti western, my gang rotw
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http://i3.ytimg.com/vi/BHDrWfndze0/default.jpg YouTube, Rome trailer
Oblivious to hype as ever, when I first heard this track and then the album, I thought I was listening to an original soundtrack. This track in particular, The World, has end credits written all over it.
'The World' features Jack White and closes the five year project, the album Rome.
The project between producer Danger Mouse and Italian composer Daniele Luppi was to create an album inspired by Ennio Morricone's music for spaghetti westerns, staying as close as possible to the original 60s/70s music. They recorded on analogue tape and used vintage equipment, recording the album at Rome's Forum Studios, formerly Ortophonic Studios, a converted church and founded amongst others by Morricone. …