#shfl11: Husky Rescue – Sleep Tight Tiger

So, for the first time since starting #shfl11, clicking shuffle on my iPod brought up a track that I’ve never listened to, by a band I’ve never heard of, off an album (The Art Of Chill 4, compiled by The Orb) that I’d forgotten I owned. Which was kind of the idea of this rather pointless exercise in the 1st place.

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So, what’s Sleep Tight Tiger by Husky Rescue like? Well, actually, it’s pretty good. It sounds like a demo for a Twin Peaks soundtrack, has a husky voiced man (who in my imagination looks like Sebastien Tellier) wishing a tiger a good night’s sleep, and is really rather soothing. Strange, but soothing.

According to Wikipedia (so it must be true) Husky Rescue is the brain-child of Finnish composer Marko Nyberg and, in a pleasing coincidence for a blog primarily concerned with music & marketing, have had a few tracks used in ads. This one, New Light Of Tomorrow, was used in a P&O commercial. Which is nice, as is the song. Enjoy.

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#shfl11 is a self-set challenge to write a post every day in 2011 about whatever song pops up 1st on shuffle on my iPod.

Husky by Christine Zenino on flickr

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  1. Richard H

    I used to play HR’s album ‘Country Falls’ the office fairly frequently. It’s very likely you have heard this track before.

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