A Lucky Thief In A Careless World

by Band Of Holy Joy

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    Homage to William Burroughs' Naked Lunch @50. Recorded in London May 2009. Performed in Paris July 2009.

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A limited edition recording that marks Radio Joy’s homage to William Burroughs at the University of London in Paris. The occasion itself was the Lunch@50 convention to honour the 50th anniversary of Naked Lunch. The Invocation to William continues…

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"It felt like a dangerous game; was that your aim?"
Oliver Harris' interview with Johny Brown after Naked Lunch@50, European Beat Studies Network ebsn.eu/scholarship/interviews/johny-brown-interviewed-by-oliver-harris/

"It’s a controlled sound, which makes it all the more effective when they cut loose later."
Den Browne, Mudkiss Fanzine www.mudkiss.com/bandofholyjoy.htm

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released September 1, 2009

Dominic De Grande - piano
Paul O'Donnell - bass
Chris Brierley - violin and voice of the captain
Johny Brown - voice and text
Hilary Jeffery - trombone
Patou Soult - waterphone

Artwork and design by Inga Tillere.

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Band Of Holy Joy London, UK

Margin walkers and midnight drifters, Band of Holy Joy have wandered liminal landscapes of their own making for 3 decades now. The weirdness and wildness of the landscape they stagger through, the askew vision like a crash between Coleridge, Brecht and David Peace, the literary allusions and poetry, the strangeness of it all. A cultural piracy raiding doomed melancholy and gentrified mediocrity. ... more

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