song Busker Noise
New sounds in
city and western
from the Elephant & Castle, heading for the Borough and London Bridge...
on the street (i.e.
We made this
one as a trio, with Bertie Fritsch on drums. We demoed the songs
bass, guitar and vocals and Bertie put the percussion to those
at his place, Moonbase, in London Fields. Back at the Tipi, we taped his
stereo drums onto the old Akai 12-track, and rebuilt the music on top
of them. One way and another, it kept us occupied for most of the summer
and autumn of 2002.
This is our most
Elephant & Castle album: theres a lot of tarmac and concrete,
of Urbangst and Zennui, and lonelyhearts in the midnightlight, beating
a fighting retreat from the antisocial networks, and lovers outlined in
carbon, doing as the romance do.
and audio clips
losing my religion, three little birds, what they give
yous all theyve got to give
to Kings Cross
from Heathrow and Gatwick ghost-riders
Leave Them There
where their lives have been leading,
into the country of two
now the blackbrid is whistling slow as though at
first time we met some band was playing, first
thing you said I couldnt hear
who is the charmer and whos the snake?
Kind of Rain
where would you be without someone to love?
you can reinvent the wheel, build a bird of solid steel
theres no more elegant girls
and Me Against the World
daddy wont be your second
the life that they share takes the shape of
King Comes Out Tonight
I fell asleep in Brighton on
a rainy Sunday evening
I have to bite my tongue, I have to play it cool
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