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Long Live Père Ubu (CD)
Released by Hearthan, and exclusively marketed in North America by Smog Veil, Long Live Père Ubu! is the album of songs that was the genesis of the entire mess. It is a great leap forward in our pursuit of hyper-naturalistic recording techniques by which we replace microphones in the studio with wooden boxes, junked radio speakers, metal horns, and electrically charged window panes. Sound itself becomes the narrative. Everyone is going to hate it. We know that. The story, though satiric and comedic, is utterly bleak, lacking charm (the usual counter-weight to the band's noire tendencies) and devoid of redemption. Few people have ever read Ubu Roi, fewer heard of it. Wonderful. Altogether two years of work. Père Ubu, the character, ruined Jarry's life. And now he's ruined our career. This thing is our Waterloo, our Bridge Too Far, our Pickett's Charge. Well, somebody had to do it. An on-going effort to turn the theatrical production into a film, directed by The Brothers Quay, prompted Thomas to assemble an audio storyboard. At the same time the script was revised and improved into Version 2 of Bring Me The Head Of Ubu Roi and was incorporated into a recording known as The Radio Play, which includes all dialog, songs, and ambient sound, and achieves the original vision for the project
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Liknande artister: ANTON FIER
Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 2009
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Label: Hearthan
Country: US
Item No: HR149CD
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Track List
01 Ubu overture 2:42
02 Song of the grocery police 1:46
03 Banquet of the butchers 2:55
04 March of greed 3:35
05 Less said the better 2:31
06 Big sombrero (love theme) 3:47
07 Bring me the head 3:40
08 Road to reason 3:55
09 Slowly i turn 4:25
10 Watching the pigeons 3:21
11 The story so far 7:57
12 Snowy livonia 1:19
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