ReR HC4 Western culture


Henry Cow

Tim Hodgkinson, organs, alto saxophone, clarinet, Hawaiian guitar; Lindsay Cooper, bassoon, oboe, soprano saxophone, soprano recorder; Chris Cutler, drums, electrified drums, noise, piano, trumpet; Fred Frith electric and acoustic guitars, bass, banjo, soprano saxophone; Anne-Marie Roelofs, trombone, violin (tracks 1-6, 10); Irène Schweizer, piano (track 5); Georgie Born, bass (tracks 7, 9, 11).
    History & prospects
  1. Industry (06.57)
  2. The decay of cities (06.55)
  3. On the raft (04.01)
  4. Day by day
  5. Falling away (07.38)
  6. Gretel's tale (03.57)
  7. Look back (01.19)
  8. Half the sky (05.07)
  9. [silence between tracks] (01.29)
  10. Additional tracks
  11. Viva pa Ubu (04.28)
  12. Look back (alt) (01.21)
  13. Slice (00.36)
Tracks 1-6, 9, 11 recorded at Sunrise Studio, Kirchberg, Switzerland 26 July to 8 August 1978; tracks 7, 10 same location but January 1978.

Cover painting (reproduced above) by Chris Cutler; design by Gregg Skerman.


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