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PLUTO (lyrics) An artist decodes spaces in between. She masters the meaning of art. The meaning of art! The whole world is hidden in her basement… She's like an organic mirror of life itself. Life itself… Pluto is drawing it's circles, pursues its way whatever may come. The buried cosmic soul in her body forms new new figures, new shapes, new colors, new pictures. Wisdom is constantly evolving, nothing remains, everything's changing. She knows those who stuck in the past, fear the fear of being outcast. Should we fathoming Pluto? Should we fathoming Pluto?


Pluto, the icy celestial oddball, is more distant than any of the planets in the solar system. Astronomers proudly announced its discovery in 1930, but 76 years later it was degraded to a dwarf planet. Completely undeterred by these human questions, our friend continues its solitary journey at the outer boundary of our solar system ad infinitum; probably not a single human being will ever be able to pay Pluto a visit.

It is somehow romantic and reason enough for us to dedicate a discussion to that subject from an artistic perspective: does Pluto have any meaning for us as individuals at all? And can we learn something useful from dealing with such an abstract matter that may inspire solutions to the terrestrial problems we have?


released December 3, 2021

PLUTO is written, arranged, and performed by the bottomline. Composing by Franzis Lating. Lyrics by Franzis Lating and Johannes Elia Nuß. Recorded by the bottomline in August and September 2021. Mixed and mastered by Christoph Scheidel / 79 SOUND Studio, Cologne.

Franzis Lating - vocals, e-piano, synthesizer
Johannes Elia Nuß - drums, drum machine and synthesizer programming

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"PLUTO (Original Instrumental)" is taken from our upcoming compilation album "SKETCHES OF A DRAMA"! Release day will be Dec. 24th, 2021!!!
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the bottomline Köln, Germany

the bottomline is a multi-genre music project from Cologne admired for their captivating “melancholic-sweet-cathartic” sound. Franzis Lating and Johannes Elia Nuß draw on alleged contrary musical traditions and combine them with great keenness to experiment to a “highly individual, novel experience", that morphs somewhere between Jazz, Classical and electronic music. ... more

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