scatter 04:CD Giganti Reptilicus Destructo Beam


The XIII Ghosts

Alex Ward, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals, piano; Switch, electronics, vocals

with:

Andru Clare, guitar, spinning tops, mangled tendons (tracks 8, 19, 30, 42); Nick Couldry, piano, keyboards (tracks 5, 10, 11, 20, 25, 28, 33, 44); Jim Denley, flute, bass flute, piccolo, alto saxophone, slute (tracks 2, 7, 14, 18, 21, 23, 29, 37, 38, 39); Tim Hill, reeds, percussion, junk (tracks 9, 16, 27, 45); Evan Thomas, guitar (tracks 4, 13, 24, 35, 36, 40); Pat Thomas, piano and electronics (tracks 3, 6, 15, 17, 22, 26, 31, 34, 41).

    Part One: He spake and caterpiller came
  1. Tonight we will make your ears turn blood red (01.25)
  2. Prayers for mallow (00.28)
  3. Despised curmudgeon (00.50)
  4. Tormented spectres (02.23)
  5. Tentacle Manor (03.52)
  6. The 13 ghosts chased through zoo at night (01.42)
  7. The mineral foe (01.23)
  8. Walking on lobsters (01.09)
  9. The Liming (02.35)
  10. Skunk meat (00.44)
  11. Go away kid, you're botherin' me (00.32)
  12. The Chairman breaks it down (00.29)
  13. Cup cakes and chili sauce (00.53)
  14. The woeful gila monster of Cuyahoga Falls, OH (02.10)
  15. Why they call Switch 'The Doctor' (00.51)
  16. To hunt with the stoat (04.10)
  17. Feldmatic (01.08)
  18. The dumb cluck (01.13)
  19. Planet Toe-Tag, one million years BC (02.22)
  20. The honeyflubber (01.46)
  21. Satsumas (00.11)
  22. Dub muffin (01.17)
  23. The golden mole (03.01)
  24. Doin' it English style (02.09)
    Part Two: The last castrato
  25. Benjamin Hervey's grating lack of social graces (00.19)
  26. Please, so long, T__ (03.39)
  27. Owls and squirrels (07.11)
  28. The escape of garbage (02.35)
  29. The lamb mint sauce dub (01.26)
  30. Bald man fuck wid him dick (01.47)
  31. Spectral moon rock (00.49)
  32. Carl sputs his wad (00.11)
  33. The Anne Boleyn thimble (05.41)
  34. Gill against gill (00.25)
  35. Nasty phantom (01.22)
  36. Black diamonds (02.53)
  37. Greedy motorcyclist has a sidecar full of chips (00.59)
  38. Pipsqueak (00.12)
  39. Knucklepopper (02.01)
  40. Tirez sur le saxophoniste (00.51)
  41. Human louse/Using nah Korgs (01.55)
  42. Uncut black toast (00.59)
  43. David Sanborn (00.18)
  44. Antonicca (01.23)
  45. Helen Williams, a real lady (03.08)
Conceived, produced and edited by Alex Ward and Switch; recorded at Switchco Mobil, Padua; mixed and edited at Switchco Mobil, Mexico City.

Artwork (front cover reproduced above) by Andru Clare.


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