UK Artist of the Week: Frans Bak

Given the current climate—what with all the Coronavirus craziness going on—it’s more important than ever to make sure you are supporting musicians by listening to their music. Live music everywhere has drawn to a halt, so what better time than to sit back, relax and enjoy some stunning neo-classical music at home. Danish composer Frans Bak has returned with his latest single “Parting” and it’s absolutely mesmerizing from start to finish.

Taken from his upcoming album Piano, “Parting” is a glorious slice of instrumental music that will absorb you instantly. Combining bittersweet ambience with a truly poignant piano melodies and undeniably captivating string quartet, “Parting” conjures a sound that is both majestic and melancholic. Fans of Nils Frahm and Ludovico Einaudi will feel at home here.

No stranger to the sync music world, Frans Bak is known for his work on Nordic, French, American, and British TV series’ including Disparue, Doctor Foster, Lilyhammer and The Killing to name but a few. He has also scored three Oscar nominated shorts: Ernst & Lyset, Helmer & Son, andSkal vi være kærester?. Pretty impressive, hey?

With both “Parting” and Piano, Frans Bak will once again showcase his incredible ability to create transcendent soundscapes that are minimalistically powerful and unique.

Piano is in stores on 17th April 2020 via Dharma Records.

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