Thursday, December 21, 2006

TRACK 16: NIGHT MUST FALL


NIGHT MUST FALL by Xavier Cugat.

This song is easy to explain. If have seen Wong Kar-wai's Days of Being Wild, or more recently, 2046, you'll be quite familiar with the music of Xavier Cugat.

Night Must Fall has that same pretty, displaced, charming, sad, otherwordly sound that Wong uses to such hypnotic effect in his movies.

LISTEN.

Photo: Outside Marrakech, 2005.

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4 comments:

legalpaternalunit said...

its LUCCIO!!!

Mayur said...

Beautiful photo! It even beats an actual picture of Senor Cugat (which is hard, given his dapper demeanor...)

Bill said...

His pencil mustache, and his album covers, blow me away

Mayur said...

What's funny is that while the song very much calls to mind Days of Being Wild (and more recently 2046, or maybe In the Mood for Love?), the photo reminds me a lot of Antonioni's the Passenger.