"Living On The Brink"
STREET POETS / OTTERSONGS
(OT22 on GAS Catalogue)
Total time: 44:00
Side 1: (22:16)
3) Living On The Brink
4) Beauty's Fool
5) I'm Sorry
7) Fish And Chips
Side 2: (21:44)
1) Nuclear Song
2) Muroroa Atoll
3) Grouse Sheila
4) Hello Judgement
5) I've Done Nothing
7) Sounds Of Civilisation
Credits on cassette:
GILLI SMYTH & TOM THE POET
LIVING ON THE BRINK
Written and performed by:-
Gilli Smyth and Tom the Street Poet
Music and technical whizz:- Harry Williamson
Real Time Recording Dream Time
Notes & details:
includes bit from nazi ww2 speech also on MotherGong Robot Woman 3 and GAS Tape 1988.
- Beauty's Fool: different versions are on Wild Child (Today Is Beautiful) and Melbourne Street Poets 1.
- I'm Sorry: same version as on Mother Gong's Robot Woman 3. On this cassette it is a few seconds longer.
- Dream: a shorter edit of this later appeared on The Mystery & The History Of Planet G**G (not Voiceprint).
- Nuclear Song: sung by Gilli & Harry, part of the backing as on Robot Woman 3 ("Childrens Song").
- Grouse Sheila: uses a bit from the sound effects from "Elephants & Tigers" (Robot Woman 2).
- I've Done Nothing: this later appeared on Deavid Allen's Obscura # 14: Radio Art.
- Future: unlisted, a shorter edit of this appeared on Mystery & The History Of Planet G**G (not Voiceprint).
Living On The Brink was released in 1985 and appeared for sale on G.A.S. Merchandise Catalogue.
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