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).
  1. Soul of the machine (02.12)
  2. The eyjafjallajökull tango (06.48)
  3. Drowning (04.04)
  4. The wedding (06.08)
  5. The letter (03.41)
  6. Slings and arrows (07.23)
  7. Jitters (05.13)
  8. For Lars Hollmer (08.03)
  9. Emigrants (04.06)
  10. Nobody told me (04.10)
  11. Common sense (06.15)
  12. Soul of the machine (reprise) (02.05)
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.

Cover art (reproduced above) by Heike Liss; graphic design by Jonas Schoder.


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