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One Footnote (To Kew. Rhone.) - John Greaves, Peter Blegvad, Lisa Herman - Kew. Rhone.


1997
Label: Voiceprint - VP200CD,Les Corsaires - VP200CD • Format: CD Album, Enhanced, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz • Style: Fusion, Contemporary Jazz, Avantgarde
Download One Footnote (To Kew. Rhone.) - John Greaves, Peter Blegvad, Lisa Herman - Kew. Rhone.

An unfortunately neglected Only Today - Two Nice Girls - Chloe Liked Olivia of '70s progressive rock, the first extended collaboration by John Greaves and Peter Blegvad formerly of Henry Cow and Slapp Happyrespectively is a brilliant amalgam of Slapp Happy 's skewed pop sense, the collective improvisation approach of Henry Cowthe sly wit of the Canterbury prog rock scene, and most fruitfully Carla Bley 's inimitably skewed progressive jazz.

Although Bley 's contributions are purely instrumental and vocal the album was written entirely by Greaves and Blegvadsongs like the rushing, choral "Twenty-Two Proverbs" sound heavily influenced by her early-'70s work with Paul Haines Lisa Herman - Kew. Rhone. Michael Mantler who engineered this album; there is no producer credit. Most of the lead vocals are taken by Lisa Hermanwhose lovely, clear voice delivers Blegvad 's playful, often surreal lyrics filled with anagrams, palindromes, and other verbal games in a tone that suggests a deeper emotional core to songs that might otherwise have been merely clever.

One of the most satisfying albums that any of the principals have been involved with, Kew. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying.

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The full line-up was: John Greaves (piano, vocals), Peter Blegvad (vocals, computer), Lisa Herman (vocals), Jef Morin (guitar), David Lewis (trumpet, flugelhorn), Daniel Yvinec (bass), Simon Goubert (drums) and Cecile Bohler (additional vocals).Author: Vitko.