Letters Home is a 1986 studio album by English avant-rock group News from Babel. It was recorded at Tim Hodgkinson's Cold Storage Recording Studios in Brixton, London, in 1985 and 1986, and was released in 1986. It was their second album and included guest vocalists Robert Wyatt, Dagmar Krause, Sally Potter and Phil Minton. Krause (no longer a member of the group) was listed here as a guest and only sang on two songs.
3 CD reissue in card slipcase. Remastered from the original tapes.
This is definitely News from Babel's best album, the first being far too heavy-handed. Here, in a much more emotional landscape, their beauty flourishes. Chris Cutler pen-writes the lyrics). The result of so many talents in the same room could have an easy run for extremes, something that never happens with this News from Babel band.
Letters Home is a 1986 studio album by English avant-rock group News from Babel. Krause (no longer a member of the group) was listed here as a guest and only sang on two songs
Letters Home by News from Babel, released 21 July 2015 1. Who Will Accuse? 2. Heart Of Stone 3. Banknote 4. Moss 5. Dragon At The Core 6. Dark Matter 7. Waited/Justic 8. Fast Food 9. Last Evening. Sven B. Schreiber This is a terrific RIO gem - one of the many published in the 80's by Chris Cutler's label "Rē Records". News from Babel" emerged from the remains of "Henry Cow", comprising former members Lindsay Cooper (music, woodwind, keyboards), Chris Cutler (lyrics, drums), and Dagmar Krause (vocals), with the addition of Zeena Parkins (harp, accordion).
Listen to music from News From Babel like Odysseus, Auschwitz/Babel & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from News From Babel. News from Babel was an English avant-garde rock group founded in 1983 by Chris Cutler, Lindsay Cooper, Zeena Parkins and Dagmar Krause. They made two studio albums with several guest musicians (including Robert Wyatt) and disbanded in 1986. In the wake of English avant-garde rock group Henry Cow (1968-1978), Art Bears (1978-1981), a song-oriented group, was formed by three of Henry Cow's members, drummer Chris Cutler, t Fred Frith and singer Dagmar Krause.
Monday, August 15, 2016. News From Babel - 1986 - Letters Home. News From Babel 1986 Letters Home. Bits of this song could work well as sampled hip-hop beats. The ending speed-up is excellent. This is definitely News from Babel's best album, the first being far too heavy-handed. Posted by Zen Archer at 6:08:00 PM.
Performer: News from Babel
Style: Alternative Pop/Rock,Alternative/Indie Rock
Size MP3: 1312 mb
Size FLAC: 1353 mb
Rating: 4.8 / 5
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