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Brian Eno - Ambient 1 - Music For Airports CD (album) cover

AMBIENT 1 - MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS

Brian Eno

 

Progressive Electronic

3.61 | 188 ratings

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Chaser
3 stars Utterly soporific!

Brian Eno was almost right, but this is not music for airports, it is music for airplanes, and especially for airplanes on long haul flights.

I have always had terrible trouble sleeping on long haul flights. I remember one long haul flight from Hong Kong to Perth where I sat bolt upright in the dark for 8 hours whilst everyone else slept. Horrific!

But then I discovered Brian Eno and his "Music for Airports", and my long haul flying experience was changed forever.

Now I take this album with me on every long haul flight, and by a third of the way through 1/1 I'm sleeping like a baby.

It's easy to describe the tracks on this album:

1/1 DING DONG DING DONG DONG DING. Repeat for 16.39 minutes.

1/2 AAAAAAAAAAA. UUUUUUUUUUU. AAAAAAAAAA. UUUUUUUUUU. Repeat for 8.25 minutes

1/2 TING. AAAAAAAAAAAA. TING TINGALING. AAAAAAAAAA. TING TINGALING. Repeat for 11.36 minutes

2/2 HOOOOOT. PAAAAAAARP. HOOOOOOOOT. PAAAAAARP. HOOOOOOT. Repeat for 9.38 minutes

Still the sounds are all very melodic and soothing, albeit with the effect of Chinese water torture.

This is not an album for collectors or fans only, this is an album for insomniacs everywhere!

It should be prescribed by doctors. Throw away those sleeping pills and get your hands on a copy of Brian Eno. I swear by it.

Take this album on your next long haul flight, and I can guarantee you won't be disappointed.

Before the end of track one, you'll be away with the fairies.

Let's start counting stars. One, two, three, zzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

Chaser | 3/5 |

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