When Viktoria Tolstoy invites you to meet her at the movies, the emotions will run high…. and it will be a pleasure and a privilege to accept.
Viktoria Tolstoy’s voice has an intriguing, bittersweet, melting quality. And there’s her unique way of lingering tantalizingly between drama and melodrama. And there’s the way she simultaneously reveals both her Swedish heart and her Russian soul. But there’s something more: it’s her vivid way of scene-setting, the pictorial clarity she brings when she sings. Perhaps it is not that surprising: “I’ve been a massive film fan all my life,” she admits. “With the children around these days, I don’t get to the movies quite so often. So I really enjoy it when I can get to watch films on Netflix or HBO in a hotel on tour.”And so, three years on from recording “A Moment Of Now”, which placed the singer in the intimate setting of a duo with pianist Jacob Karlzon, she now directs her attention to music from films. “Meet Me At The Movies” is an e...line up
Produced by Nils Landgren
Recorded by Michael Dahlvid at Nilento Studio Kållered, Sweden, April 24, 25 & 27, 2016
Additional recordings by David Carlsson at Gula Studion Malmö, Sweden, September 27 - 29, 2016
Sound design by Lasse Nilsson
Mixed and mastered by Lasse Nilsson
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch