Track by track: Bursting Balloon, Pt. 2

The outro track for this album also originates in a string trio, originally written in 2013. Just as the intro track, it explores the beauty in the perfection of structures and patterns. The difference is that here the perfection becomes untenable and it explodes into a whirl of uncontrollable string lines. 


‍‍Hence the title: “Sometimes I feel like I'm seeing it all at once and it's too much. My heart fills up like a balloon that's about to burst. And then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it. And then it flows through me like rain and I can't feel anything but gratitude...” (from American Beauty)
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After all chaos is gone, the album concludes with the same, simple, acoustic sounds from the opening seconds.