Bonnie Prince Billy* ‎– Pond Scum

Domino ‎– WIGCD374
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1 (I Was Drunk At The) Pulpit 6:02
2 Death To Everyone 4:14
3 Arise, Therefore 4:04
4 Jolly Five (64)
Written-By [Composition Conceived With] – The Marquis De Tren
5 Beezle 2:27
6 Jolly One (2/15)
Written-By [Composition Conceived With] – The Marquis De Tren
7 When Thy Song Flows Through Me
Written-By – Paramahansa Yogananda
8 The Houseboat (O How I Enjoy The Light) 2:59
9 Trudy Dies 2:43
10 The Cross
Written-By – Prince Rogers Nelson
11 Stable Will
Written-By [Comes From] – Bryan Rich
12 The Idol On The Bar 4:04

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Comes in gatefold cardboard sleeve (4-panel digisleeve).

Tracks 1-4: Session recorded on 20-04-02, TX: 08/08/02, Studio: Maida Vale 4
Tracks 5-7: Session recorded on 28-01-01, TX: 15/02/01, Studio Maida Vale 4
Tracks 8-12: Session recorded on 05-06-94, TX: 29/07/94, Studio: Maida Vale 3
Track 8 is incorrectly listed on release as being from the 2001 session when it is from the 1994 one.

Tracks 1 to 3, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12: Royal Stable Music, ASCAP/Domino
Tracks 4, 6: Royal Stable Music, ASCAP/Domino/BMG-Chrysalis
Track 7: Paramahansa Yogananda
Track 10: Prince Rogers Nelson, NPG Music Pub. OBO Controversy Music

N.B. a further track, "Rich Wife Full Of Happiness", from the 28-01-01 session is omitted from CD but was made available as a download in advance of the album's release.

All tracks ℗ 2016 BBC
BBC logo © BBC 1996.

©&℗ 2016 Drag City Inc. under exclusive license to Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
Made in the EU

Domino Recording Co. Ltd. P.O. Box 47029, London, SW18 1WD

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker): 887828037421
  • Label Code: LC10192
  • Matrix / Runout: WIGCD374 01
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LY33
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI AEW47

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DC646 Bonnie "Prince" Billy Pond Scum(LP) Drag City DC646 US 2016 Sell This Version
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DC646 Bonnie Prince Billy* Pond Scum(LP, Album, TP) Drag City DC646 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
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January 29, 2016
There seems to be an error in the liner notes, which claim these are four songs each from three Peel sessions. However, I remember the middle session and Rich Wife, Full Of Happiness was part of it but isn't included here.

The Houseboat seems to be from the 1994 session rather than the 2001. See: