Do we need all those words to fill our lives with meaning? The plans? The promises? I’m sure even God doesn’t know what it’s all about. And even if she knew, she wouldn’t tell us. A record alternating between romantic perspectives and ego breaking realities. Between the folky and the progressive, with misleading voices and big heartbeats.
Moritz Jahn’s songs tell stories of longing and departure, of losing yourself and the pursuit of the good life. Since 2018 the German actor and filmmaker has been playing live with his five-man band, performing his repertoire of melodic folk, indie rock and alternative pop. Mandolins and drum machines, distorted vocal samples, creamy guitars, intricate rhythms and warm choirs form the sometimes pompous framework for intimate stories.