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Bonobo — No Reason (w/ Nick Murphy)
Album: Migration
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7

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Total ratings: 909









Released: 2017
Length: 7:22
Plays (last 30 days): 4
It's beautiful, and even though
I told you so, you know
We'd face survival, we're leaving lights on
We'll move or go on somehow

Looking like soldiers waiting to drown
And I'm not around no more
And looking at people that don't make a sound
When music's around, stay warm

And we've got no rhyme or no reason now
We've got the time of our lives now

It's seasonal, nobody knows
We'll make it known somehow
Just you and me, and we can see
Small machines and sunrise

Looking like soldiers waiting to drown
And I'm not around no more
Pictures of people that don't make a sound
When music's around, stay warm

And we've got no rhyme and no reason now
We've got the time of our lives now

Pictures of people that don't make a sound
When music's around, stay warm
And we've got no rhyme and no reason now

Looking like soldiers waiting to drown
And I'm not around no more
Lookin at people that don't make a sound
When music's around, stay warm

And we've got no rhyme and no reason now
We've got the time of our lives now
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Boots-n'cats-n'-boots-n'-cats-n'
BTW You might have heard Nick Murphy's work under his alias Chet Faker.
it's like we hear the same song over and over with a different band performing it
 secretsauce wrote:
Well ... I found this to be perfect music to come on while I was working on a data migration script ... and then I noticed the title.   
 
Yeah, I'm working on a service migration
Well ... I found this to be perfect music to come on while I was working on a data migration script ... and then I noticed the title.   
smooth and beautifully produced thanks again RP
 Kaw wrote:
I like Bonobo (and most electronic music) when it's instrumental.
The singing isn't a great addition at all in my opinion.
Also the track doesn't have something distinctive. It feels uninspired.
3 for me for now.
 
Well, since the musicians chose to do it this way you should probably either listen to it again or buy yourself a decent stereo system.  There is a reason they chose to record it this way and though you may not understand it, it stands up well within the genre and the vocalist is very gifted/talanted and this track is recorded well and it creates a perfect mood with the music.  The track is also well-recorded, mixed excellently and mastered very nicely.  I see no negatives to this track at all.
Oh, these vocals are awful!
Great track, but the weakness of Bonobo is that when there are no lyrics in his music, it gets boring too quickly.
 DaidyBoy wrote:
I'm enjoying the recent album by Zola Blood and this runs in a similar vein to my ears.  Needs further investigation, I think ...
 
See what you mean - doesn't have the same grip on me as Zola Blood. 1st track of the day today and pretty chilled as it goes :-)
 Kaw wrote:
I like Bonobo (and most electronic music) when it's instrumental.
The singing isn't a great addition at all in my opinion.
Also the track doesn't have something distinctive. It feels uninspired.
3 for me for now.
 
Agree it's pretty tame and uninspired (especially coming right off Shpongle, which was the running order I first heard it on), but it's pleasant and polished, for the most part, which makes it a 5 for me.
Sounds a lot like Zola Blood. I like it!
 ziggytrix wrote:
I can no longer hear a minimal house track without thinking of this parody.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nni0rTLg5B8
 

Thanks, too!
when i heard the intro to this tune i thought it was the tail end of the "Welcome to Radio Paradise" - in multi languages!

I thought what a neat and novel idea; "Welcome to Radio Paradise" in a few languages for more global inclusion.
 Boxie wrote:
Interesting mix of electronica and vocals.  Not sure if it works or not.
 

It works!
A fresh sound to ease into the day,  
something new on RP. 
Going with 7. See if it grows. 
 ziggytrix wrote:
I can no longer hear a minimal house track without thinking of this parody.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nni0rTLg5B8
 
{#Roflol} Thanks for that!
😎
I can no longer hear a minimal house track without thinking of this parody.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nni0rTLg5B8
Interesting mix of electronica and vocals.  Not sure if it works or not.
 Kaw wrote:
I like Bonobo (and most electronic music) when it's instrumental.
The singing isn't a great addition at all in my opinion.
Also the track doesn't have something distinctive. It feels uninspired.
3 for me for now.
 
Instrumentals can be nice, but I love Bonobo's tracks that feature Bajka on his Days To Come album. Maybe I'm just partial to women's voices in electronic music?

This track seems like a pretty major departure from his previous style. That's not to say I dislike it, but it almost feels like a different artist.

A lathe has nothing on this for sheer repetitiveness.
I'm enjoying the recent album by Zola Blood and this runs in a similar vein to my ears.  Needs further investigation, I think ...
Nice.  Grew on me.  We'll see . . .
Quick 8 for the Bono Bo
I like Bonobo (and most electronic music) when it's instrumental.
The singing isn't a great addition at all in my opinion.
Also the track doesn't have something distinctive. It feels uninspired.
3 for me for now.
Enjoyed that quite a bit, will start it off at a 7.