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THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Price(USD): $23.50

Label: RAMBLING(JPN)
CD No: RBCP-3373
Release Date: 2020/09/09
Format: 1CD

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation. It s a wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and other locals on the margins, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a poignant and sweeping story of hometowns and how they re made and kept alive by the people who love them. Joe Talbot's directorial debut is a deep and resonant meditation on the stories we tell ourselves to find our place in the world.

bolstered by a score from composer Emile Mosseri, whose stirring pieces add depth to moments when victory is within grasp or when the realization of failure hits. --pitchfork.com

Emile Mosseri's gorgeous woodwind score, which sounds like a 21st century riff on the iconic music that Philip Glass wrote for Koyaanisqatsi . --indiewire.com

a hymnal catharsis from Emile Mosseri's choir-driven score --rogerebert.com

Track List

01. King Jimmie
02. The Last Black Man In San Francisco
03. Bombing California St.
04. You’re Not Better Than Us
05. “Black Alice in Wonderland”
06. San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) [feat. Michael Marshall] - Daniel Herskedal, Emile Mosseri, Joe Talbot
07. A House, Haunted
08. I Got a Plan
09. Ricky, Get The Truck
10. Driving Home with Stolen Treasures
11. They Lost The House?
12. Rock Fight
13. The Last Black Man In San Francisco (Prelude)
14. The Last Black Man In San Francisco (Wounded Warrior)
15. A House, Haunted (Suite)
16. Whatever Gets You Through The Night
17. King Jimmie (Suite)
18. You’re Not Better Than Us (Demo)
19. Doubting Thomases on Segways (Demo)
20. Montgomery’s Theme
21. My Grandfather Built This
22. Filthy, Fishy Salt Water
23. Rock Fight (Demo)
24. You Sure They’re Not Home?
25. San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) [Instrumental] - Daniel Herskedal
26. How I Met Mont - Jimmie Fails & Emile Mosseri