From their press:
Japan’s Mono is back with another album of instrumental beauties entitled “For My Parents” and featuring help from Wordless Music Orchestra. “Dream Odyssey” is a taster of what awaits on the album and let’s just say that it’s a sweeping, heartbreaking, beauty that haunts with it’s widescreen cinematic sounds in the same way as the best work of Explosions in the Sky. If you’re unfamiliar with the band, this is a great place to start. They have a wonderful ability to create epic visions and classic orchestrations within the confines of a single song. The forthcoming album is intended as a gift to the songwriters’ parents. In the album’s press release that had this to say about the compositions, ““We hope that this album serves as a gift from child to parent” … “While everything else continues to change, this love remains a constant throughout time.” Highest recommendation for fans of Sigur Ros, Mogwai, and This Will Destroy You. It’s absolutely stunning.