Bourbonese Qualk ‎– My Government Is My Soul

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Tracklist

Guilt 5:12
Let It Go 4:58
Ton Ton Macoute 4:17
Know Your Enemy 1:17
Éist 4:04
Knock 2:11
Murmur 4:07
Keep Pushing 4:40
Forget The Past 4:45
Decide 3:53
The Last Thing We Have Is Choice 3:58

Versions (4)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Fünfundvierzig 34 Bourbonese Qualk My Government Is My Soul(LP, Album) FünfUndVierzig Fünfundvierzig 34 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
Fünfundvierzig 34 Bourbonese Qualk My Government Is My Soul(CD, Album) FünfUndVierzig Fünfundvierzig 34 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
Fünfundvierzig 34 Bourbonese Qualk My Government Is My Soul(LP, Album, TP) FünfUndVierzig Fünfundvierzig 34 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
none Bourbonese Qualk My Government Is My Soul(CD, Album, RP) FünfUndVierzig none Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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octave.octavio

octave.octavio

June 24, 2019
referencing My Government Is My Soul, LP, Album, Fünfundvierzig 34
Awesome and overpriced
We need a courageous label to reissue this record (easily the best of the band)
dsyn2spin

dsyn2spin

October 23, 2018
referencing My Government Is My Soul, LP, Album, Fünfundvierzig 34

This was the final full length LP by the original incarnation of the group (not exactly but close)
And in my opinion it easily ranks as one of their finest releases. Every single track on this
LP is a winner. All killer, & no filler. Absolutely essential listening!!
vegasbiss

vegasbiss

December 29, 2014
referencing My Government Is My Soul, LP, Album, Fünfundvierzig 34

african influences I hear in some tracks
bonnicon

bonnicon

May 17, 2012
referencing My Government Is My Soul, LP, Album, Fünfundvierzig 34
I had heard so much about B Q and was seriously considering investing some of my meagre funds into one of their recordings - lo & behold, FUNFUNDVIERZIG send me a CD album - and it's well worth the money I would have spent on it.
If like me you have never heard B Q before, I'll try & describe the music for you. It varies a lot in style - sometimes it kisses the hem of Rock, at others it bows towards the likes of STEVE REICH & PHILIP GLASS, but the overall feel is of that nervous quirkiness TALKING HEADS achieve in such tracks as "Listening Wind" & "The Facts Of Life". Percussion is lull-frontal with the other instruments used for coloration. Vocals thrown into the drum onslaught sound not unlike a 70's JAZ COLEMAN with a throat infection, It's not fast, but it can be heavy - there's a lot in the sound - things you could quite easily miss the lst time around, Sometimes it's like ethnic music after a century of Westernisation - sometimes it sounds like VANGELIS "Blade Runner" soundtrack - sometimes it sounds like TEST DEPT circa "Beating The Retreat" - sometimes it's shapeless & atmospheric - all the time, it's a rewarding listen.

Originally reviewed for Soft Watch.