Skull Orchard Revisited: Art, Words, and Music

Skull Orchard Revisited Art Words and Music BOOK CD PACKAGE Jon Langford is best known for the music he creates with the Mekons and the Waco Brothers but he s gained increasing acclaim for his visual art too over the past decade Nashville Ra

  • Title: Skull Orchard Revisited: Art, Words, and Music
  • Author: Jon Langford
  • ISBN: 9781891241307
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Other Format
  • BOOK CD PACKAGE Jon Langford is best known for the music he creates with the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, but he s gained increasing acclaim for his visual art, too, over the past decade Nashville Radio, his first book CD of paintings, writing, and music Verse Chorus Press, 2005 was a sprawling, jam packed collection full of punk energy For this book, Langford hasBOOK CD PACKAGE Jon Langford is best known for the music he creates with the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, but he s gained increasing acclaim for his visual art, too, over the past decade Nashville Radio, his first book CD of paintings, writing, and music Verse Chorus Press, 2005 was a sprawling, jam packed collection full of punk energy For this book, Langford has created a highly personal portrait of Wales, where he was born and raised It incorporates a CD featuring Langford s rare album Skull Orchard, originally released in 1998 on a label that promptly went bankrupt, and revamped and extended with live material and a Welsh male voice choir for this edition The songs lyrics, at once autobiographical and fanciful, are illustrated in a series of word paintings scattered throughout the book, which also includes an A to Z of Welsh culture and history personal and general , thematically related etchings and paintings, family photographs, and Langford s first published fiction, a dystopian fable about a whale and a dolphin.

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    1. Finally got around to purchasing Jon Langford's reinventing of his Skull Orchard CD, this time remixed and featuring a Welsh male choir. The CD also came with this nice 95-page hardcover book showcasing Langford's art, a unique look at his birthplace of South Wales, along with old family images, as well as song lyrics.The book probably won't do much for you if you're not familiar with Skull Orchard, because there's a lot of little "a-ha" moments when it becomes clear where this lyric or that ref [...]

    2. Redo of a great album with a Welsh choir added, plus brilliant original artwork, lyrics and liner notes. Plus photographs, reminiscing by Jon's older brother, and a retelling of Moby Dick from the whale's point of view, all in a handsome hardcover. What's not to love?

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