Viktoria Tolstoy

Meet Me At The Movies - Vinyl LP (incl. mp3 Download Code)

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9827-1
  • Barcode: 614427982711
  • German Release: 27/01/2017
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz

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.

No longer available – out of print

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

Viktoria Tolstoy / vocals
Krister Jonsson / guitars
Mattias Svensson / electric & acoustic bass
Rasmus Kihlberg / drums

Special Guests:
Iiro Rantala / piano
Nils Landgren / trombone & vocals

Recording Information

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

Photos by Gregor Hohenberg