MOTHERGONG

"Fish In Sky"

 

OTTERSONGS  / G.A.S.
OTT 012
1989

Cassette-only release
Total time: 51:15

Side A:

1) Fish In Sky (Inst.) * (8:03)
2) We Who Were Raging (18:00)

Side A:

1) Time * (7:30)
2) I Sing (Inst.) * (4:20)
3) Tudor Love Poem (5:04)
4) Cafe Reflections (Inst.) (4:00)
5) I Am A Tree Too (4:50)


Credits on cassette:

1987 STUDIO TAPE

Musicians:

Robert Calvert: Saxophones
Robert George: Drums
Gilli Smyth: Vocals
Harry Williamson: Guitar, Keyboards, Bass
*Conrad Henderson: Bass

All lyrics Gilli Smyth.
Tracks A1, B2 & B4 music Harry Williamson
All other tracks band compositions.

Produced & Engineered by Harry Williamson.
Recorded  at Spring Studios, Melbourne, Australia, 1987.

Mastered onto DAT & copied by Sound Services
Cover by Jonny

GONG APPRECIATION SOCIETY
P.O. BOX 871 GLASTONBURY,
SOMERSET BA6 9FE UK.

All songs Copyright 1989
All rights reserved.  & P 1989


Notes & details:

- We Who Were Raging: group version of Gilli's poem. A solo version later appeared on Mother Gong's Live 1991.
- Time: a different version of this song later appeared on Wild Child.
- I Sing: same version also appearing on Harry Williamson and Robert Calvert's
Street Art tape as "Song Of Sky".
- Tudor Love Poem: on Mothergong Owl And The Tree (cd only) and Tree In Fish ("Love Poem") (1994 only).
- Cafe Reflections: also on Tree In Fish cd (appearing on both Tapestry and Voiceprint editions).
- I Am A Tree Too: on
Tree In Fish as "Tree II" (Tapestry issue only) and GAS Tape 1989 (but different mix).

Craig Bradfield on bassoon on "I Sing" (uncredited).

This cassette appeared listed for sale on G.A.S. price list 1990.
En earlier version with a slightly different title,
Fish In The Sky, also exists.

There is a "twin" cassette release recorded on the same sessions: Buddha's Birthday.


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