Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night/An Afternoon in Company

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night/An Afternoon in Company is the two-fer reissue of two of songwriter/filmmaker Richard Jobson's two spoken word albums from 1981 and 1986, respectively. Jobson made his mark as frontman and lyricist of the inimitable Scottish post-punk outfit the Skids, which also included the late Stuart Adamson also of Big Country. Jobson's poetry is decidedly formalist and Eurocentric, and his speaking voice is gloriously clear, erudite, and elegant. These pieces may not appeal to rock fans very much though the Durutti Column's Vini Reilly makes a guest appearance, but should impress fans of spoken word and those whose taste in poetry and prose runs to the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night/An Afternoon in Company is the two-fer reissue of two of songwriter/filmmaker Richard Jobson's two spoken word albums from 1981 and 1986, respectively. Jobson made his mark as frontman and lyricist of the inimitable Scottish post-punk outfit the Skids, which also included the late Stuart Adamson also of Big Country. Jobson's poetry is decidedly formalist and Eurocentric, and his speaking voice is gloriously clear, erudite, and elegant. These pieces may not appeal to rock fans very much though the Durutti Column's Vini Reilly makes a guest appearance, but should impress fans of spoken word and those whose taste in poetry and prose runs to the romantic.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2005
  • Label: Ltm
  • EAN: 5024545335729
  • Catalog Number: 2444
  • Sales rank: 228,708

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Hotel (5:30)
  2. 2 The End of the Storm (4:07)
  3. 3 The Meeting (1:30)
  4. 4 The Road to Madrid (1:37)
  5. 5 The Kiss (14:08)
  6. 6 The Dance and the Death (1:45)
  7. 7 Autumn (0:56)
  8. 8 The Return to England (1:25)
  9. 9 Auden (1:30)
  10. 10 The Pyrenees (2:41)
  11. 11 Verbier (1:22)
  12. 12 The Ruhr Valley (1:07)
  13. 13 Savannah (0:57)
  14. 14 Jericho (1:29)
  15. 15 Meditation (1:47)
  16. 16 Oran (0:46)
  17. 17 Jericho (Reprise) (5:29)
  18. 18 Dignity (2:23)
  19. 19 Mount Fuji (1:06)
  20. 20 Days in the Trees (2:38)
  21. 21 The End of an Era (6:45)
  22. 22 Under the Rain Clouds (3:32)
  23. 23 Day Breaks (3:17)
  24. 24 Avalanche (1:35)
  25. 25 The Happiness of Lonely (2:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Richard Jobson Primary Artist, Vocals
Wim Mertens Crumar, Guest Appearance
Blaine L. Reininger Violin, Guest Appearance
Paul Haig Synthesizer, Guest Appearance
Virginia Astley Piano
Steven Brown Clarinet, Castanets, Saxophone, Noise, Guest Appearance
Vini Reilly Guitar, Guest Appearance
Cecile Bruynoghe Piano, Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Erik Satie Composer
Richard Jobson Composer
Patrick Kinmouth Paintings
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