Archive for February, 2008

FRENCH, FRITH, KAISER, THOMPSON ~ Live, Love, Larf & Loaf FLED 3067

ffkt.jpgThe album Live, Love, Larf & Loaf was first released in 1987 and is a wonderful and rare collaboration between four experimental world-class master musicians: JOHN FRENCH – original drummer with Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band, FRED FRITH – founder of the art-rock ensemble Henry Cow, HENRY KAISER – innovative experimental guitarist and composer and RICHARD THOMPSON – singer-songwriter par excellence and founding member of Fairport Convention. “A oddball delight from four truly gifted musicians” – Live, Love, Larf & Loaf was judged ‘Rock Album of the Week’ by the New York Times. This carefully re-mastered and packaged edition adds four previously unreleased live tracks.

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The CHRIS McGREGOR GROUP ~ Very Urgent FLED 3059

very-urgent.jpgThe Chris McGregor Group were essentially the Blue Notes – an extraordinary congregation of jazz musicians who had left their native South Africa in the mid-1960s. Very Urgent their eagerly awaited debut recording was a joyful call of intent. The album mixes simple but utterly unstoppable tunes and exhilarating horn charts – immediately establishing a vitality and exuberance that would continue to define the group. Forty years later, Fledg’ling Records are very proud to bring this splendid album back into print. The passing years have not diminished its impact. Re-mastered from the original master tapes.

“A volcanic force on the British scene… it’s great to have the evidence back.” John Fordham, The Guardian ****

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