SINGLE CELLED ORGANISM continue their end time story with "Percipio Ergo Sum

13. June 2021

Single Celled Organism

SINGLE CELLED ORGANISM setzt mit „Percipio Ergo Sum“ seine Endzeitstory fort

The famous philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau once went down in history with his call "Back to Nature!". Philosophically strong is also Single Celled Organism mastermind Jens Lueck on the sequel of his concept album "Splinter In The Eye".

eclipsed: When you delivered the first SCO album in 2017 and in it 85 percent of humanity perishes due to a virus, you couldn't have anticipated the Corona pandemic, after all. Did that make you uncomfortable afterwards?

Jens Lueck: Very much so...I was also asked about it quite often!

eclipsed: Did the pandemic with all its consequences, lockdown, etc. change anything in terms of the storyline? And did you get a different view on the story itself?

Lueck: No, not in principle, because the basic outline was already written in 2016/17. However, I had some concerns that someone might put me in the vicinity of conspiracy theorists when looking at it superficially, and that's absolutely not my point of view.

eclipsed: Does Lockdown itself make you feel a bit like your eighteen-year "TV girl" isolated from people?

Lueck: I have to say, I really enjoy working alone and have suffered very little psychologically as a result. Just a nice dinner with friends once in a while is all I've missed.

eclipsed: Your future-Kaspar-Hauser, the "TV-Girl", decides in the end against human society and for the "free" nature. Why? What do you want to express with that?

Lueck: Ultimately, such protagonists are often a mouthpiece for their creators, and I personally am not infrequently frustrated with the Homo Sapiens species. Then, when I spend hours in nature, I have a feeling of clarity and meaning. My favorite is in the rocky areas of the Languedoc in France.

eclipsed: Explain again the beautiful theme/title inspired by Descartes: "Percipio Ergo Sum"

Lueck: Descartes said: "Cogito Ergo Sum" (I think, therefore I am), with me it means "I perceive, therefore I am". This alludes to the fact that everything only works in interaction, in exchange, systemically, and that Descartesʼ purely rational view is far too one-sided for me ...

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