Gandalf

Colors of a New Dawn

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COLORS OF A NEW DAWN continues New Age multi-instrumentalist Gandalf's journey into meditative, ambient spaces characterized by lilting melodies, gentle rhythms, and enveloping webs of synthesizer. A committed environmentalist, Gandalf's compositions (which sport titles like "Rhythm of the Tides" and "Flowers Along the Way") give rise to visions of verdant fields and opulent waterfalls.

Likewise, an abiding spirituality is evident in the soothing, generous nature of songs like "Hearts in Celestial Unison" and "In the Presence of Angels" (which features singer Julia Martins's voice multi-tracked for a chorus effect). Gandalf plays all the instruments on COLORS OF A NEW DAWN--including acoustic and electric guitars, piano, Mellotron, keyboards, percussion and samplers, among others--and creates sonically dense landscapes appropriate both as enhancing background music and as a guide for concentrated personal reflection.

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