the royal festival hall

the royal festival hall

I Am Kloot perform Sky At Night with an Orchestra LIVE

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On Monday 13th of June at the Royal Festival Hall we played our album Sky At Night live at Guy Garvey’s Meltdown Festival. We played the album in order and had an orchestral ensemble arranged by our friend Chris Worsey. The ensemble played all the string, brass and harp parts on the album. The players are called The Millennia Ensemble / Orchestra. A lot of the players at the gig were the same people that recorded on the album. We rehearsed all together the day before the gig for the first time. Maybe it was something to do with the fact we’d never played with an orchestra before, maybe it was the relaxed nature of everyone involved, maybe it was because we had not seen each other in months, maybe it was the quality of the players and the songs, maybe it was the room and the fact all our friends and loved ones were there, it was certainly something to do with the good will and enthusiasm of the audience. Whatever it was I think we played the best gig we have ever played. So not wanting to jinx anything we didn’t arrange for the gig to be recorded in a high fidelity format. We wanted to just to enjoy the show. But at the last minute I gave Richard Knowles our FOH engineer / Tour Manager and Keeper my edirol recorder and Rich captured the gig. I set my recorder to MP3 so as to have enough disk space to record the whole show. Anyway the bottom end rolls a little and the top end sizzles a little but this is I think you’ll agree when applied to many activities is not such a bad thing. So here is the recording of maybe the best gig we have ever played. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did X have a good summer X see you soon x love from I Am Kloot xxx Johnny, Andy & Pete xxx ( You can download this audio for a limited time at http://www.iamkloot.com )