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Italian composer Ennio Morricone as died, 91 years old. Most famous for his film scores, particularly the Dollars trilogy. For us PSB fans it is of course It couldn't happen here that comes to mind, one of PSB finest tracks.
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RIP, Maestro.

His soundtrack to La Piovra (The Octopus) has been on my playlist for more than a decade, especially Inizio Del Caso and La Morale Dell'Immorale.

Had the luck to see him once conducting an orchestra when he was 79. Incredible figure.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aTSWfesg1w

The song that became ICHH. RIP Ennio Morricone x
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scousepsbfan wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 10:10 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aTSWfesg1w
The song that became ICHH. RIP Ennio Morricone x
Wow! I didn't know it was released! Thought it's been buried in PSB vaults. Thanks :up:

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scousepsbfan wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 10:10 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aTSWfesg1w

The song that became ICHH. RIP Ennio Morricone x
I've never heard that before - thanks for sharing.
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RIP Ennio, a truly talented man. I have quite a lot of his sheet music, very inspiring and emotional!

Coincidentally, this morning before hearing the news I was listening to this. ICHH instrumental starts around 19:50, never heard this before, anyone know if this was released?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfZSYz-JgeA

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itsadog wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 12:10 pm
Coincidentally, this morning before hearing the news I was listening to this. ICHH instrumental starts around 19:50, never heard this before, anyone know if this was released?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfZSYz-JgeA
Isn't that this reconstruction?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ0XRksZ4N8

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scousepsbfan wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 10:10 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aTSWfesg1w

The song that became ICHH. RIP Ennio Morricone x
Never heard that before - thanks! Did Neil and Chris originally want Ennio Morricone to have some involvement with Jealousy, or did I imagine that? I don't have my Further Listening booklets to hand.

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TallThinMan wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 1:20 pm
Did Neil and Chris originally want Ennio Morricone to have some involvement with Jealousy, or did I imagine that?
Yes they wanted him to arrange it :D
Neil talked about it at the RAH concert here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcm3nz76YPo&t=48m40s

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telys wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 8:40 am
Italian composer Ennio Morricone as died, 91 years old. Most famous for his film scores, particularly the Dollars trilogy. For us PSB fans it is of course It couldn't happen here that comes to mind, one of PSB finest tracks.
I'm from Asturias. We celebrate every year los Premios Principe/Princesa de Asturias (Princess Awards). It's one of the most famous awards in the world (similar to Nobel). This year the Award in the Arts Category was for John Williams and Ennio Morricone. He said he was going to come here to receive the award. :(

It Couldn't Happen Here was probably more an Ennio Morricone song than a PSB song, I suppose he created the melody- A beutiful song that gave title to the movie.

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Greendrake wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 1:38 pm
TallThinMan wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 1:20 pm
Did Neil and Chris originally want Ennio Morricone to have some involvement with Jealousy, or did I imagine that?
Yes they wanted him to arrange it :D
Neil talked about it at the RAH concert here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcm3nz76YPo&t=48m40s
Ah yes, I should have remembered as I was at that concert! Thank you.

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RIP Ennio. :(

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I was always a bit fuzzy on how this collaboration came about - did Ennio Morricone write the music first and then PSB used it in a "Se A Vida E" style to work around it for their own song, or was this a proper collab with EM?

I've never really heard or read much about the development of this song, and I'd love it if someone could point to a few articles or resources that would fill in the gaps.

I remember being quite surprised seeing the E.Morricone credit initially, as I was familiar with his work up to that point.

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Gabby wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 5:10 pm
I was always a bit fuzzy on how this collaboration came about - did Ennio Morricone write the music first and then PSB used it in a "Se A Vida E" style to work around it for their own song, or was this a proper collab with EM?
Am a bit fuzzy also but I remember Neil once saying they asked EM to collaborate and he refused, but he later sent them a tape (with ICHH music) that EH said they could use, so not a proper collab.

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itsadog wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 8:32 pm
he later sent them a tape (with ICHH music) that EH said they could use, so not a proper collab.
And the "postman" was actually EM's manager in person who came over (to see Tom Watkins presumably), gave the recording and said "they can do whatever they like with this" (according to Neil at the Salford concert 5 December 2012).

I've been imagining what EM's motivation could be. His first reaction to the request to arrange Jealousy perhaps could be like "Why would I bother to condescend? Who are they?" Later he might have given a spin to West End girls and thought "oh, I have this unused track I wrote about 10 years ago which will probably fit them" :D.

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