Video Of The Week – Brian Eno’s “An Ending (Ascent)”

Posted: January 12, 2013 by Dale Nickey in List

With age and circumstance, thoughts turn to infirmity and mortality.  Not by choice I assure you. However, sometimes even the heaviest concepts can be  fodder for beautiful evocative art.

Brian Eno is such an amorphous artist, it’s hard to post a definitive video or “live” performance in the traditional sense. He’s producer, musician, writer, artist, collaborator, videographer and musicologist all rolled into one. However, the ambient instrumental “An Ending (Ascent)” is surely one of Eno’s most beautiful pieces of music. Here we have a remix version with a stunning video superimposed on top. Coolest thing I’ve seen or heard in quite a while.

Brian Eno:

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