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SLAPP HAPPY & HENRY COW: DESPERATE STRAIGHTS

Henry Cow

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Studio Album, released in 1975

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Some Questions About Hats (1:53)
2. The Owl (2:17)
3. A Worm is at Work (1:52)
4. Bad Alchemy (3:06)
5. Europa (2:48)
6. Desperate Straights (4:14)
7. Riding Tigers (2:02)
8. Apes in Capes (2:16)
9. Strayed (1:54)
10. Giants (1:57)
11. Excerpt from the Messiah (1:49)
12. In the Sickbay (2:09)
13. Caucasian Lullaby (8:25)

Total time 36:40

Line-up / Musicians


- Dagmar Krause / voice, organ (10)
- Peter Blegvad / voice, guitar
- Fred Frith / guitar, violin
- Anthony Moore / piano
- John Greaves / bass, piano (4)
- Chris Cutler / drums
- Tim Hodgkinson / clarinet, piano (11)
with :
- Geoff Leigh / flute
- Muchsin Campbell / french horn
- LIndsay Cooper / oboe, bassoon
- Nick Evans / trombone
- Mongezi Feza / trumpet
- Pierre Moerlen / percussion (5)



Releases information

LP, UK - Virgin (V 2024)
Cass, UK - Virgin (TCV 2024)
CD, UK - ReR Megacorp (ReR HCSH1) (Re-issue 2004)

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