Nov 17, 2008

SAMY BIRNBACH & BENJAMIN LEW "When God Was Famous" (BEL, 1989)




in the green morning, before
love was destiny,
the sun was king
and god was famous

D SCHWARTZ

BENJAMIN LEW (electronics), SAMMY BIRNBACH (vocals), MICHEL BERCKMANS (oboe, bassoon), ANNELI DRECKER (back. vocals), PETER PRINCIPLE (guitar), AURELIA BOVEN (cello), GILES MARTIN (engineering, production)

tracklist
01.pourquoi que vis [BORIS VIAN]
02.kommt [GOTTFRIED BENN]
03.the wheel [W.B. YEATS]
04.an upbraiding [THOMAS HARDY]
05.men with coats thrashing [MALCOLM LOWRY]
06.response [BOB KAUFMAN]
07.what is to be given [DELMORE SCHWARTZ]
08.ravenna 1 [HERMANN HESSE]
09.hotels [GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE]
10.mandorla [PAUL CELAN]
11.plis [PAUL ELUARD]
12.in the green morning, now ,once more [DELMORE SCHWARTZ]
13.little birds sit on your shoulders [KENNETH PATCHEN]

when god was famous (42mb)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

another great share!
thank you for all these beautiful rarities

iraklis

oldskool said...

Beautiful. Easy-listening avantgarde with the voice of Minimal Compact, the guitar of Tuxedomoon and the oboe/bassoon of Art Zoyd and Univers Zero. Must find the time to deal with these lyrics. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Прекрасный альбом! Hello from Russia!