Depart it to Devin Townsend to craft the entire soundtrack to a British youngsters’s TV present about colours whereas nobody’s trying. The heady rock explorer, Devin Townsend Project namesake and onetime Strapping Young Lad chief has all the time been persistently prolific, even earlier than the pandemic.
However now, child viewers throughout the U.Ok. will get what may possible be their first dose of the Canadian’s expertise through Colors, a 14-episode collection from CBeebies, the BBC’s youngsters’s TV model.
Townsend created the present’s music whereas additionally recording a brand new solo album of his personal, an in-the-works venture at present being known as Puzzle that additionally has a graphic novel and film idea attached.
“So yeah, through the making of Puzzle, I made the soundtrack to a youngsters present on the BBC,” Townsend revealed to his followers on Twitter this week (March 21). “Its 14 episodes. It was a giant studying curve and many work, however the individuals who produced it have been very cool.”
The BBC known as Colors a collection “for younger youngsters instructing them about shade. We find out about objects related to the colour purple, from buses to berries, and discover the deeper that means of the colour via cultural occasions related to it. The episode concludes with a specifically written poem summarizing the colour purple.”
It doesn’t matter what, this system guarantees to be an completely distinctive studying alternative for younger ones contemplating the inclusion of customized Devin Townsend music. And who is aware of, possibly the academic facet will comply with via to the rocker’s subsequent correct album?
Puzzles can be Townsend’s first solo studio assortment for the reason that musician’s expansive 2019 effort Empath, not counting the “Quarantine Project” tune sketchbook he began final yr. Want extra Townsend? The rocker additionally final yr played Loudwire some of his favorite guitar riffs.
Get extra data on Colors at the BBC website.