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Jan/Feb                   Volume 10

‘The thing that hurts the most is that you can’t provide your kids’ basic needs. It’s not about luxury’

Special Categories: Audio Book, computer-generated   Audio Book, human-read   Compilations   Data   Music, recorded   Music, Sheet   Other recordings   Pictures, moving   Pictures, still  

01 CUT LIKE SUNSET (1982)
from Letters written
02 SHOREPOEM (1994)
from Mystery seas
03 I CANT LOOK FOR YOU (1996)
from Imagination feels like poison
04 FIRST AND LAST FEBRUARY (1989)
from Letters to a scattered family
05 THE GOD ON THE TREE (1996)
from Imagination feels like poison
06 MORNING SINGING (1982)
from Letters written
07 OF THAT SO SWEET IMPRISONMENT (1996)
from James Joyce/Chamber Music II
08 MIRRORED IN ME (1982)
from Letters written
09 TWILIGHT TURNS FROM AMETHYST... (1994)
from James Joyces/Chamber Music
10 ONCE LOVED (2005)
by Twelve Thousand Days, from At The Landgate.
11 DISSONANCE EXCERT (1979 )
by Martyn Bates/Migraine Inducers, dissonance
12 LATER WAR CRIES (1990)
from Stars come trembling
13 POEMS PENNYEACH (2000)
from Dance of hours
14. THE GARDEN OF OLIVES (1998)
from Martyn Bates/Anne Clarke
15 NO-ONE SPOKE (1996)
from Imagination feels like poison
16 OVERFLOWING LOOK (1982)
from Letters written
17 CHERRY TREE CAROL (1997)
by Martyn Bates & Max Eastley, from S ongs of transformation
18 ONCE BLESSED (2000)
from Dance of hours
19 THE CRUEL MOTHER (1996)
by .Harris & Martyn Bates, from Incest Songs/murder ballads, vol. 2
20 LEITMOTIF#1 (2005)
from Leitmotif

Haunted, richly melodic, and lyrical these new recordings are most emphatically SONGS, and as such they veer away from the more ‘experimenlal’ areas in which Martyn has been known for working. Recorded at AMBIVALENT SCALE in 1995 (by EYELESS IN GAZA’s PETER BECKER), this music is drenched in the myriad resonances of FOLK, whilst simultaneouslv circumnavigating any rigid and limiting definition (FOLK = the ‘folk soul’, the ‘collective unconscious’). With voice/ lyrics lo the fore, and with a (for the most part) skeletal, simplistic instrumentation, MYSTERY SEAS evokes a music of creaking ships, echoes, of distant sea-shanty, light thru’ broken stained glass windows, blighted misfortune, morning light, searching glances, of each story running thru them, of salt water, clear rhyme and reason, of each mask, of a night sky – tall wall of no more, of floods of thought / unsettling fetters, of tears or words seeming to rip the surface alerting and dumbfounding at one and the same time, songs of a beautiful secret to own… MYSTERY SEAS (LETTERS WRITTEN #2) is released on Hand/Eye via A-Scale.


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