iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Nostalgia by Marsen Jules, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Nostalgia

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Marsen Jules' Nostalgia, coming after a four-year break from full-length work under that name, finds the German musician perhaps not so much engaged in the titular activity as extending the scope of his interest in contemplation and serenity. His approach to ambient calm by this point was fairly distinctly his own, if not quite sui generis then certainly approachable and noteworthy. With the shuddering start of "A Moment of Grace" beginning the eight-track release, squeezebox resonances and the feeling of distant voices intertwining, Nostalgia starts on a note of quiet drama that informs much of what follows. Variations on the steady wheezing tone continue throughout much of the album, a feeling of deep, reedy breathing or a slow sleep while echoed piano bubbles up from the depths on the title track and synth strings ominously layer on "Endless Whisper of the Old Brigade." "Kunderas Dream" has a more open feeling perhaps, but a sense of general steady rhythm remains an underpinning. Set against the sometimes violent sentiments of the titles — one dark-sounding piece is called "Through Blood and Fire" — the sense is of something controlled, just on the edge of turning sharper or even darker. "Shadows/Waltz" may be the most appropriate title of all, its pace not waltz-like but suggestive of a late-night progression, slightly broken by dawn.

Nostalgia, Marsen Jules
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.