The Essential Chapter Breakdown

Since I’m a classically trained musician, of course my novels have playlists. With a background in film, I have a habit of referring to them as soundtracks. Either way, enjoy this essential chapter breakdown and follow the playlist on Spotify.


Preliminary Observations

Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “Seven Thousand Sunny Years,
After the Night Falls, Album, 2007.

PASSAGE I

Insular
Bernocchi, Eraldo/Budd, Harold/Guthrie, Robin. “Losing My Breath,” 
Winter Garden, Album 2001.

Reservoir
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “She Is My Strength,”
After the Night Falls, Album, 2007.

PASSAGE II

Archipelago
Bernocchi, Eraldo/Budd, Harold/Guthrie, Robin. “Don’t Go Where I Can’t Find You,”
Winter Garden, Album, 2007.

Bernocchi, Eraldo/Budd, Harold/Guthrie, Robin. “White Ceramic,” 
Winter Garden, Album, 2007.

Peninsula
Bernocchi, Eraldo/Budd, Harold/Guthrie, Robin. “South of Heaven,” 
Winter Garden, Album, 2007.

PASSAGE III

Whispers
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “Coming Into Focus,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

PASSAGE IV

Basin
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “Hidden Message,”
Before the Day Breaks, Album, 2007.

Messengers
Basinski, William. “Melancholia V,”
Melancholia, Album, 2003.

PASSAGE V

Confluence
The Kills. “What New York Used To Be,”
Midnight Boom, Album, 2008.

Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “A Change In the Weather,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

Territorial Waters
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “You Again,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

Isthmus
Gossamer. “III Encounter,”
III Encounter, Single, 2018.

Blowout
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “Subtext,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

(Referenced, not played) 

XTC. “I Can’t Own Her,”
Apple Venus Volume I, Album, 1998.

PASSAGE VI

Bedrock
Gossamer. “II Path To Understanding,”
II Path to Understanding, Single, 2018.

Ripples
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “Almost Overlooked,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

Rumors
Smoky. “18 Lighthouses,”
Night Music/Ambient Haze EP Vol. 3, 2017.

PASSAGE VII

Channel
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “Turn Off the Sun,”
After the Night Falls, Album, 2007.

Purls
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “Long Light,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

Latitude
Bernocchi, Eraldo/Budd, Harold/Guthrie, Robin. “Stay With Me,”
Winter Garden, Album, 2001.

Returns
Huerco S. “A Sea of Love,”
For Those of You Who Have Never  (And Also Those Who Have), Album, 2016.

Vows
Budd, Harold. “The Whispers,”
In the Mist, Album, 2011.

Inklings
Budd, Harold. “Haru Spring,”
In the Mist, Album, 2011.

Rustlings
Budd, Harold. “The Startled,”
In the Mist, Album, 2011.

PASSAGE VIII

Hemisphere
Budd, Harold. “L’enfant Perdu,”
Avalon Sutra, Album, 2005.

Harmonic Tremor
Budd, Harold. “Balthus Bemused By Color,”
Budd Box, Compliation, 2013.

Prevailing Winds
Smoky. “Fading In,”
Night Music/Ambient Haze EP Vol. 3, 2017.

Terrain
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “My Monochrome Vision,”
Before the Day Breaks, Album, 2007.

Tide
Bernocchi/Budd/Guthrie. “Entangled,”
Winter Garden, Album 2001.

Fault
Foxx/Budd. “Raindust,”
Translucence + Drift Music,Album, 2003.

PASSAGE IX

Murmurs
Budd, Harold. “The Foundry (for Mika Vainio),”
In The Mist, Album, 2011.

Bearing
Guthrie/Budd. “Southern Shore,”
Bordeaux, Album, 2011.

Mirrors
Budd, Harold. “Three-Fingered Jack,”
In The Mist, Album, 2011.

Missives
Budd, Harold. “The Room of Ancillary Dreams,”
The Room, Album, 2000.

Longings
Budd, Harold. “The Room of Oracles,”
The Room, Album, 2000.

Confessions
Munk, Jonas. “Orca,”
Pan, Album, 2012.

PASSAGE X

Erratic
Rich, Robert. “Borealis,”
Calling Down the Sky, Album, 2004. 

Hisses
Budd, Harold. “Black Bart,”
In The Mist, Album, 2011.

Longitude
Foxx, John/Budd, Harold. “Linger,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

Plateau
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “The Names of Those Never Here,”
Bordeaux, Album, 2011.

Devotions
Budd, Harold. “The Room,”
The Room, Album, 2000.

Delta
Guthrie, Robin. “Conquering the Romantic,”
Continental, Album, 2006.

Compass
Smoky. “Fading Away,”
Night Music/Ambient Haze EP Vol. 3, 2017.

Horizon
Munk, Jonas. “Schelling,”
Pan, Album, 2012.

Inlet
Foxx/Budd. “The Other Room,”
Translucence + Drift Music, Album, 2003.

PASSAGE XI

Cries
Budd, Harold. “Jane 16 (For Pale Saints),”
Jane 12-21, Album, 2014.

Sorrows
Guthrie, Robin. “L’Aventure,”
Bordeaux, Album, 2011.

Uncharted
Budd, Harold. “The Kiss,”
Budd Box, Compliation, 2013.

PASSAGE XII

Atlas
Guthrie, Robin. “Petals,”
Sunflower Stories, Single, 2010.

Legend
Guthrie, Robin/Budd, Harold. “Turn On the Moon,”
Before the Day Breaks, Album, 2007.

Unwind With (A.K.A. “Roll Credits’)

Hockey Dad. “Join the Club,” Blend Inn, Album, 2018.
Goldfrapp. “Become the One,” Silver Eye, Album, 2017.