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3.08 | 4 ratings | 1 reviews | 25% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1989

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Title Theme (1:53)
2. Driving To The Train (2:45)
3. Wheels Within (2:30)
4. Hold On Hold (2:29)
5. Lucy Leaves A Note (2:29)
6. Gus Escapes (2:26)
7. Gravity's A Rule (2:19)
8. Channel Change (3:25)
9. Orbit (1:30)
10. Fall To Call (3:54)
11. Underwater Dream (2:32)
12. This Old Earth (3:25)
13. Donuts (2:57)
14. Long Drive (4:52)
15. Lucy (2:08)
16. Premonition (1:54)
17. Questions And Answers (2:49)
18. Performance (3:02)
19. The Way You Look Tonight/
20. Title Theme (Conclusion) (4:38)

Total Time 53:57

Line-up / Musicians

- Anne Bourne / Cello, Accordion
- Jean Derome / Saxes, Flutes

- Jane Siberry, Christine Macfadyen / Voices
- Fred Frith / all other instruments, machines, radios, tapes, programming, etc.
- Peter Mettler / influences, advice, additional tapes

- Jane Siberry / Music & Lyrics, Vocals, Guitar & Accordion (12)
- Ken Mhyr / Slide Guitar (12)

- Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields / Music & Lyrics (19)

Releases information

1989 Crammed Discs (Belgium)

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FRED FRITH The Top of His Head ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(25%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (50%)
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3 stars When talking about guitar heroes, one could easily quote Hendrix, Page, Clapton, Blackmore, Vai, Satriani, Zappa (that's a lot of Italian-American musicians now), Fripp... You can go on and on, name-dropping until the first rays of the sun. Yet Frith is closer to a free jazz tradition (Derek Bail ... (read more)

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