Shock World Service 029:
The End Of Something by Mano Le Tough
20/08/09 Berlin, Germany
1. Brian Eno - Always Returning
The first of two Eno tracks that bookend the mix. from his 1983 album 'Music For Films Vol. 2'
2. The Carpenters - Superstar
Karen Carpenter's voice was just unreal. love this one, so melancholy with a wonderful chorus. "loneliness is such a sad affair"... indeed!
3. Donnacha Costello - Closing Circles
Lovely atmospheric track from Donnacha. was released on his new label Look Long in 2009.
4. Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - Black Hole Sun
Soundgarden's 'Blackhole Sun' gets the big band treatment on this one from las vegas lounge lizard husband and wife duo Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme. picked it up on d.i.r.t.y. 12" a couple of years ago.
5. Lee Hazlewood - Look At That Woman
My good friend Richie Egan aka Jape turned me on to this album many moons ago... amazing track, love the change after the spoken word intro..."kinda soft and gooey lookin"... wowzerz
6. Girls - Hellhole Ratrace
Love this one from San Francisco's 'Girls'… this beautiful woozy track came out on 'Fantasy Trashcan' in 2009
7. Burial - Raver
My favorite Burial track, so deep and melancholic
8. Efdemin - Acid Bells (Martyn's Bittersweet Mix)
Martyn on the remix here of Efdemin. amazing piano...
9. Brian Eno - The Big Ship
Eno to finish, this time from 1975's Another Green World