Basso Profondissimo 2 (BP2)
Following on the heels of the Basso Profondissimo EP is a new album from Richard Ford, 'Basso Profondissimo 2' (aka BP2)
All 9 tracks were conceived and recorded on bass. Joined by an array of wonderful musicians, many of whom were involved in the original Basso Profondissimo recordings.
The bulk of the tracks are original compositions with 2 covers, ‘Obatala' - a re-arrangement of a piece by the Brazilian band 'Meto Meto’ and ‘Soon’ - originally by the Scottish band 'The Blue Nile', this version sung by the amazing Kessi Blue with a string arrangement by composer Mark Orton.
1st single "Soon" March 26th
2nd (double) single "Obatala" and "Orfafardo" April 23rd
Both of these tunes have been featured on KCRW's 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'
and "Orfafardo" was KCRW's 'Today's Top Tune '- May 19th.
BP2 album May 21st
(full length versions of the singles are on the album)