NEWS / Mark Knopfler’s latest soundtrack recording was released on April 22nd 2016.
‘Altamira’ is the story of the accidental discovery of Patheolithic paintings by Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, an amateur archaeologist, and his nine year old daughter Maria, in 1868 inside Altamira’s caves located in Cantabria in the North of Spain.
The Hugh Hudson directed film stars Antonio Banderas and Rupert Everett alongside Golshifteh Farahani and Nicholas Farrell.
The project was recorded at Mark’s London studio, British Grove, and also features the world famous percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie. The album was co-produced and engineered by Guy Fletcher.
Mark was attending the world premiere of the film in Madrid on April 1st and had the following to say about the project: ‘It was a pleasure working with Evelyn, Hugh and Guy on 'Altamira'. There's nothing as great as working with a skilled, committed team.’
Album track list:
3. Dream Of The Bison
4. By The Grave
6. Marcelino’s Despair
7. Farewell To The Bison
8. This Is Science
9. Glory Of The Cave
10.Farewell To Altamira
Altamira Soundtrack ‘Making Of’ :