Intakt CD 204 The letter
Fred Frith Cosa Brava
Fred Frith, guitar, voice; Carla Kihlstedt, violin, bass harmonica, voice; Zeena Parkins, accordion, keyboards, foley objects, voice; Shahzad Ismaily, bass, voice; Matthias Bossi, drums, percussion, mayhem, voice, whistling; The Norman Conquest, sound manipulation; Michael Elrod, tambura (track 4); William Winant, bass drum, crotales (tracks 2, 4).
Tracks 1, 2, 4-6, 8, 11, 12 recorded 1/4 June 2010 at Chateau de Faverolles, France; other tracks recorded 9/11 Augutst 2011 at New Improved Recording, Oakland.
- Soul of the machine (02.12)
- The eyjafjallajökull tango (06.48)
- Drowning (04.04)
- The wedding (06.08)
- The letter (03.41)
- Slings and arrows (07.23)
- Jitters (05.13)
- For Lars Hollmer (08.03)
- Emigrants (04.06)
- Nobody told me (04.10)
- Common sense (06.15)
- Soul of the machine (reprise) (02.05)
Cover art (reproduced above) by Heike Liss; graphic design by Jonas Schoder.
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