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The Fruit of the Original Sin | The Names

Double vinyl LP on the cult Crépuscule label in gatefold sleeve with fold-out insert (while the original idea was a cassette with b&w booklet).

International in scope, the music covers post-punk, avant-garde, modern composition and solo piano, as well as guests from the Factory and Postcard label rosters. The spoken word componant includes Marguerite Duras, William S. Burroughs and Winston Tong. 31 tracks (including 8 bonus cuts), 120 minutes of music, readings and conversation.

Later reissued in June 2007 on CD via LTM.

Tracklist

LP1

Peter Gordon - The Fruit Of The Original Sin [3:24]
The French Impressionists - Boo Boo's Gone Mambo [4:24] - My Guardian Angel
The Durutti Column - The Eye And The Hand * [2:24]
Soft Verdict - Multiple 12 [6:55]
Cecile Bruynoge - Claire De Lune [4:34]
Marine - A Man And A Woman * [1:09]
Paul Haig - Mad Horses * [4:50]
Marine - Animal In My Head * [3:51]
323 - Affectionate Silence * [2:21]
The Swamp Children - Flesh [5:37]
DNA - Taking Kid To School [5:21] + Cop Buys A Donut + Delivering The Goods
Lawrence Weiner & Peter Gordon - Deutsche Angst ****
Durutti Column - Weakness & Fever ****
Rhythm of Life - Summertime ****
The Lost Jockey - Matters of Theory ****

LP2

Rhine River III - An End Remains * [3:41]
Richard Jobson - The Happiness Of Lonely [2:44]
An Interview With MARGUERITE DURAS [10:10]
Richard Jobson - India Song */*** [4:15]
The Names - Music For Someone [2:05]
Orange Juice - Three Cheers For Our Side [2:44]
Thick Pigeon - Sudan (Acoustic) * [2:27]
The Durutti Column - Party [3:20]
Arthur Russel - Sketch For Face Of Helen [3:34]
The Durutti Column - Experiment In Fifth * [3:30]
Winston Tong - The Next Best Thing To Death [5:29]
William Burroughs - Twilight's Last Gleaming [3:29]
The Durutti Column - Weakness And Fever ** [5:02]
Cecile Bruynoghe - Gymnopedie No 1 ***
Rhine River III - Departures ***
Rhythm of Life - Soon ***
Lawrence Weiner - Where It Came From ***

~ Szotlan Szerelmed Veszeeiben Van Mindig
~ Szerelmuk Tortenete

*** Not credited.

The Names
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