Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro behind the lyrics to Jazzy ICEHOTEL song

This years winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature; Kazuro Ishiguro together with Jim Tomlinson have been writing songs for Stacey Kent since 2007, beginning with the title track to her Grammy nominated, platinum-selling album Breakfast on the Morning Tram. We are thrilled that one of the most popular songs is about visiting ICEHOTEL.


About the songwriting and the lyrics

The Fondation Louis Vuitton hosted a conversation between Kazuo Ishiguro, Stacey Kent and Jim Tomlinson, chaired by Guillaume Durand. Listen to the interview and the explanation about the lyrics to the ICEHOTEL song. Musical accompaniment: Graham Harvey at the piano.

Read about Kazuo Ishiguro and the Nobel Prize in literature in the Guardian

article in THE GUARDIAN


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