Junun

Nonesuch Records

Bio

In November 2015, Nonesuch records released 'Junun' (A Madness of Love) - an album from composer / musician Shye ben Tzur, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood and The Rajasthan Express, a group of 20 Indian multi-instrumentalists and singers... The music ranges from bollywood-style brass exuberance, to the devotional Qawwali music of Sufi Islam and features lyrics in Hebrew, Hindi and Arabic. The two part LP was recorded and produced by Nigel Godrich in early 2015. Sessions where held over 4 weeks in a makeshift studio set up inside the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, India. The album's recording was captured / documented on film by Paul Thomas Anderson who's 50 minute companion piece (also titled JUNUN) takes you on an intimate journey through the recording process and the enchanting setting where the sessions took place. Read More...