"When God Was Famous"
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2. Kommt (Gottfried Benn)
3. The Wheel (W.B. Yeats)
4. An Upbraiding (Thomas Hardy)
5. Men With Coats Thrashing (Malcolm Lowry)
6. Response (Bob Kaufman)
7. What Is To Be Given (Delmore Schwartz)


2. Kommt (Gottfried Benn)
3. The Wheel (W.B. Yeats)
4. An Upbraiding (Thomas Hardy)
5. Men With Coats Thrashing (Malcolm Lowry)
6. Response (Bob Kaufman)
7. What Is To Be Given (Delmore Schwartz)
8. Ravenna (Hermann Hesse)
9. Hotels (Guillaume Apollinaire)
10. Mandorla (Paul Celan)
11. Plis (Paul Eluard)
12. In The Green Morning, Now, Once More (Delmore Schwartz)
13. Little Birds Sit On Your Shoulders (Kenneth Patchen)


A Tribute To Poetry - Yeats, Hermann Hesse, Malcolm Lowry, Boris Vian, Apollinaire, Paul Eluard, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Patchen, Gottfried Benn, Delmore Schwartz, Bob Kaufman, Paul Celan..... set to music by Minimal Compact vocalist Samy Birnbach and ambient maestro Benjamin Lew.

The deep, multitracked voice of the former, resonating above the delicate tapestries of the latter, sometimes conjures the image of a congregation of deviant monks in a moonlit, alien monastery, chanting the most unorthodox texts in English, French and German...


Releases

BENJAMIN LEW - Douzieme Journee: le Verbe, la Parure, l'Amour
BENJAMIN LEW
Douzieme Journee: le Verbe, la Parure, l'Amour
mtm15
BENJAMIN LEW - A Propos d'un paysage
BENJAMIN LEW
A Propos d'un paysage
mtm16
BENJAMIN LEW - Nebka
BENJAMIN LEW
Nebka
mtm17
BENJAMIN LEW - Compiled Electronic Landscapes
BENJAMIN LEW
Compiled Electronic Landscapes
cram104