My favorite album of his is ZOOLOOK. I found its surrealistic sound addictive, and I'm laughing to think how often my then-infant son must have heard it. I wore him in a Snugli and was forever dancing around or doing housework to its rhythms. Well, it didn't seem to hurt him any.:) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbg_7CHb97M
"Zoolook is the fourth overall mainstream studio album by Jean Michel Jarre, and released on Disques Dreyfus in 1984. It makes extensive use of digital recording techniques and sampling. Much of the music is built up from singing and speech in 25 different languages, along with synthesizers, as well as more traditional instruments... The voices heard on this album were based on recordings of speech and singing in numerous languages: Aboriginal, Afghan, Arabic, Balinese, Buhndi, Chinese, Dutch (Ethnicolor II - 3:15), English, Eskimo, French, German, Hungarian, Indian, Japanese, Malagasy, Malayan, Pygmy, Polish, Quechua, Russian, Sioux, Spanish, Swedish, Tibetan and Turkish." (wiki)
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir
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