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Cover of For My Parents

From For My Parents

From Takaakira Goto of the band Mono:
There is a variety of noise music out there and each kind generates different waves of energy. These waves of energy have the power to make people feel joy, sadness, anger, or celebration. I want to create the sound of joy, the noise of reaching through darkness and finding joy at its center. We all eventually lose the thing that made us. It’s the way of nature. I was inspired by the idea of a young boy spending a lifetime growing out of his childish ways, and learning how to embrace his parents as they became elderly and frail. Even when their bodies perish, they live on in the life of their child. So we hope that this song serves as a gift from child to parent. While everything else changes, this love remains a constant throughout time. We were very fortunate to collaborate with Henry Jun Wah Lee, who is a nature filmmaker from Los Angeles. Through his vision, I could hear the rhythm, breath and whisper of the earth. It made me remember that there are still beautiful places in nature that are untouched by time.

Director Henry Jun Wah Sun:
All of the shots were time lapses. This was so that we could capture movements or changes in nature that we as humans would not normally be able to perceive, such as dramatic movements of clouds or changes in light.


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  • shef_dave

    Can't believe I only just realised that Mono had a "new" album out (since HTTIW) . . . epic! The only feeling better than listening to a new Mono track the first time is seeing it live for the first time.

    27 Feb 9:22pm Reply
  • MentaI_Disorder

    Epic Song [2]

    10 Sep 2013 Reply
  • parkdaniel98

    fuck nigga that's the shit i don't like

    21 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Reliq_


    20 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Miss80

    Mono, absolument magique!!! grandiose cette intro avec la vidéo

    10 Nov 2012 Reply
  • wrongship

    Epic Song

    6 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Siberiandreamer

    Totally immense.

    1 Nov 2012 Reply
  • maggit

    I don't know why but I somehow think of 'Somewhere over the rainbow' when I hear this

    21 Oct 2012 Reply
  • SquallNN

    I love this song so much! No words could ever describe this song...

    18 Oct 2012 Reply
  • homook

    legen... wait for it... dary!

    16 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Eroico

    Sounds like an epic movie soundtrack :D

    20 Sep 2012 Reply
  • animalwedding

    The biggest Mono has ever gotten. Shit yeah.

    18 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Spherallic

    This song is amazing, until the 9:20 mark or something. What a letdown of a climax :c

    13 Sep 2012 Reply
  • ZioBobby

    oh gosh *-*

    9 Sep 2012 Reply
  • MarinasMusic

    Beautiful! ♥

    4 Sep 2012 Reply
  • DeathKnight00

    Legendary track. [2]

    3 Sep 2012 Reply
  • teocc

    What a great mod-classical track, it has a wealth of moods(be it sudden or gradual). unpredictable progression/movements but still sounds minimal. Taka's composition style is indeed improving!

    2 Sep 2012 Reply
  • mvinicius563

    awesome, couldn't have a more suitable title:)

    30 Aug 2012 Reply
  • janelesque

    I like it. The first thing that came to mind when I heard it was that Carl Sagan quote "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known" It's just pretty damn majestic.

    26 Aug 2012 Reply
  • bjeer

    Great intro, but the build up towards the end isn`t quite that powerful. I hope it will grow on me eventually.

    24 Aug 2012 Reply
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