Christopher de Groot

Christopher de Groot is a composer based in Melbourne. His current project is an opera based on the 20-hour video diary of Björk stalker Ricardo Lopez. 

Sailing Ships & Tarot Cards [CD]

72-minute concept album created by Christopher de Groot, featuring members of exotica band SLIDE NIGHT. 

Sailing Ships & Tarot Cards is a melting pot of 1960s exotica, Delia Derbyshire inspired sci-fi music, classic Bernard Herrmann and a pinch of John Zorn – Tropical noir-nightmare! 

This cinematic offering from Christopher de Groot blends the rich and fascinating world of mid-century exotica with flavours of the Australian bush and a twist of David Lynch. “Sailing Ships and Tarot Cards” is an engaging musical road-trip that whisks you through a landscape of changing moods - leaving you breathless and eager to hear it again.

Paddy Harrisson, Radio Announcer - Ports of Paradise on PBS106.7FM

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