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My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (Enhanced)

PLU: 75597989427
Format - CD
Genre - Electronic
Release Date - 29/04/06

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Now approaching its 25th anniversary, Brian Eno and David Byrne's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts appears downright visionary. With its "found" vocals, cut-and-paste arrangements, funked-up rhythms and embrace of influences from all around the globe, the duo's controversial work anticipated the creative cross-pollination and technological innovation of contemporary electronic dance music, world music, hip hop and alternative rock. You can hear echoes of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts in the anthems Moby built around vintage vocal samples, in the outrageously exotic beats of Missy Elliot and Timbaland, in the Middle Eastern-accented chill-out tracks of Thievery Corporation or Bjork's otherworldly soundscapes.This updated edition includes several tracks that had been considered for but never made it to the original LP and a smart, informative historical/critical essay by author-musicologist-recording artist David Toop. Also featured on this enhanced CD is the Bruce Connor film for the track, "Mea Culpa." Back in 1980, Eno and Byrne were fomenting musical evolution, but wound up triggering a sonic revolution. With My Life inthe Bush of Ghosts they had stumbled onto the future.
Primary Format - MusicCD
Music GenreAmbient
Music Genre PrimaryElectronic

Disc 1

  • 1. America Is Waiting
  • 2. Mea Culpa
  • 3. Regiment
  • 4. Help Me Somebody
  • 5. The Jezebel Spirit
  • 6. Very, Very Hungry
  • 7. Moonlight in Glory
  • 8. The Carrier
  • 9. A Secret Life
  • 10. Come with Us
  • 11. Mountain of Needles
  • 12. Pitch to Voltage
  • 13. Two Against Three
  • 14. Vocal Outtakes
  • 15. New Feet
  • 16. Defiant
  • 17. Number 8 Mix
  • 18. Solo Guitar with Tin Foil
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