Leo LR 270 Beauty and the blood sucker


Eugene Chadbourne and the Insect and Westerm Party

Eugene Chadbourne, electric and acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, dobro, 5 string banjo, bass banjo, prepared piano, percussion, Communist harmonica, homemade instruments; Ashley Adams, bass (tracks 2, 7, 11, 12, 13); Ellery Eskelin, tenor saxophone (tracks 1, 15); Lyn Johnston, contrabass clarinet (track 15); Jeff Kaiser, trumpet, euphonium (tracks 7, 11, 12, 13, 15); Carla Kihlstedt, violin (track 2); Rob Mallard, tenor saxophone, flute (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 14, 10); Jacques Palinckx, electric guitar (tracks 3, 11, 14); Dan Plonsey, tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, Bb and Eb clarinets, stunt oboe (tracks 2, 7, 11, 12, 13); Garth Powell, percussion (tracks 7, 11, 12, 13); Brian Ritchie, acoustic bass guitar, miscellaneous instruments (tracks 1, 8, 9, 15); Gino Robair, percussion (track 2); Carrie Shull, oboe (tracks 8, 9); Lukas Simonis, electric guitars (tracks 3, 11, 14); Jeff Sipes, percussion (tracks , 4, 5, 6, 10, 14); Leonid Soybelman, amplified classical guitar (tracks 3, 11, 14).

  1. Nymphialiadae (05.28); recorded February 1999 at Old Office, NYC.
  2. Danadiae (07.07); recorded Spring/Fall 1998 at Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA.
  3. Mexican yellow (02.17); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
  4. Buckeye (02.36); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
  5. Clodius Parnassus (06.53); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
  6. Long dash skipper (04.26); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
  7. Tick talk flea mart (08.45); recorded Spring/Fall 1998 at Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA.
  8. Lacewing invasion of Nova Scotia (01.50); recorded Fall 1997 at Home Recording Studios, Wyandotte, MI.
  9. Reward (03.18); recorded Fall 1997 at Home Recording Studios, Wyandotte, MI.
  10. Paris Swallowtail (06.07); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
  11. Danadiae (06.35); recorded February 1999 at Old Office, NYC.
  12. Hesperidae (01.12); recorded Spring/Fall 1998 at Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA.
  13. Papilonidae (03.16); recorded Spring/Fall 1998 at Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA.
  14. Ithomia-like metal mark (04.10); recorded Spring/Fall 1998 at Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA.
  15. Mexican yellow/Tick talk flea mart (04.28); recorded December 1998 at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA.
Front cover art (reproduced above) by Eugene and Lizzie Chadbourne.
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