34 Steps Into Reality
Performed By Albert Van Veenendaal & Rutger Van Otterloo
Album UPC 8715777008525
CD Baby Track ID TR0001567834
Label Brokken Records
Released 2015-06-01
BPM 144
Rated 0
ISRC NLEE31500806
Year 2015
Spotify Plays 27
Writer Albert Van Veenendaal
Pub Co Albert Van Veenendaal
Composer Albert Van Veenendaal
Clearance Sync & All Media Uses
Rights Controlled Master and Publishing Grant
Rights One-Stop: Master + 100% Pub Grant
Original/Cover/Public Domain original
Country Netherlands


No trace

I wished to vanish, leaving no trace, took the wrong exit.
A so called full spoon moon was shining from the sky.
I got to a lighthouse, read the note on the door:
'No fuss, I'll be home for brunch.'
I went in, climbed the 34 steps into 'Reality',
where some dude taught 'Ventriloquism on patrol'
to a bunch of sitting ducks.
I didn't waste my precious time and went on,
I had a one way ticket to Tibet, didn't want to get sad and lonely.
But then I heard music, piano and saxophone,
I stopped in my tracks, listened and vanished in the groove.

Toon Tellegen

Recorded on various dates in 2013 & 2014 by Albert van Veenendaal in his Amsterdam garden house
Edits & Pre-production by Rutger van Otterloo
Mixed and Mastered by Marc Broer
Photography Monique Besten
Design Andreas Stillman

All compositions by Albert van Veenendaal © Buma/Stemra, commissioned by Performing Arts Fund

Track 4 (Lighthouse) is inspired by Jeanette Winterson's novel Lighthousekeeping 
Track 5 (Home for Brunch) is inspired by Eric Dolphy's album Out to Lunch

Brokken Records 008 is a Stichting Brokken Production
Stichting Brokken is financially supported by the Dutch government and the Amsterdam Art Council

Thanks to Toon Tellegen, Monique Besten, Marc Broer, Jodi Gilbert (her lyrics inspired Albert to write tracks 1, 2, 6) 
Very special thanks to Corrie van Binsbergen for her limitless passion for the new & unexpected. 

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