Steve Jansen's live performance in Tokyo Feb 29th 2008 - filmed in high definition. Live content includes previously unreleased music as well as a live interpretation of the soundtrack Ascent written for Shoko Ise's film installation Swimming in Qualia. DVD extra features include exclusive, unreleased collaborative works by Jansen & Ise - 4 film shorts with looped playback.
This Japanese import features the following:
The musicians onstage: Steve Jansen (drums, keyboards, computer programming, string arrangements) Keigo Oyamada (guitars) Masakatsu Takagi (piano, keyboards) String Quartet lead by Seigen Tokuzawa
Visuals by Shoko Ise.
Vocalists on screen during the performance: Tim Elsenburg (Sweet Billy Pilgrim) Thomas Feiner Anja Garbarek Nina Kinert David Sylvian Joan Wasser
Part I (Slope) Live 01. Prelude (Opening Music) 02. Grip 03. Sleepyard 04. Cancelled Pieces 05. December Train 06. Sow The Salt 07. Gap Of Cloud 08. Playground Martyrs 09. A Way Of Disappearing 10. Ballad Of A Deadman 11. Conversation Over 12. Life Moves On 13. Playground Martyrs (Reprise)
Part II (Swimming In Qualia) 14. Ascent 15. Played Out (Closing Music)
Extra Contents (Passage) 01. Lingering 02. Dance Of Separation 03. Resistentialism 04. Noema