BSP Soundtrack Man Of Aran

British Sea Power
British Sea Power will soon soundtrack a movie I discovered in a university documentary film class about an island that's since become one of my favourite places in the world.

The Brighton, England band plan to record a soundtrack to director Robert Flaherty's 1934 film, Man Of Aran, after they finish their current tour with a show in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday.

The award-winning but controversial documentary depicts the harsh life led by the residents who fish and farm on the desolate and hostile but beautiful Aran Islands, off the western coast of Ireland near Galway.

Flaherty's estate is apparently interested in releasing Man Of Aran on DVD with British Sea Power's soundtrack.

British Sea Power members Hamilton (real name Neil Wilkinson) and Abi Fry will soon leave Brighton to live on another rugged island, Scotland's Isle Of Skye, where perhaps they'll locate Donald's troosers that Andy Stewart was trying to find.

British Sea Power previewed part of their Man Of Aran soundtrack at the Tan Hill Festival in August. Here's the footage:

Part one:


Part two:

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