Brian Eno - David Byrne ‎– My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts

Sire ‎– SRK 6093
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A1 America Is Waiting
Arranged By – Brian Eno, David Byrne, David Van Tieghem, Tim Wright (2)Arranged By, Bass – Bill LaswellBass [Click] – Tim Wright (2)Drums, Percussion – David Van Tieghem
A2 Mea Culpa
Drums [Bodhran] – Dennis Keeley
A3 Regiment
Arranged By – Brian Eno, Busta Jones, Chris Frantz, David Byrne, Robert FrippBass – Busta JonesDrums – Chris Frantz, David Van TieghemOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Dunya YusinPercussion – David Van Tieghem
A4 Help Me Somebody
Congas, Percussion [Metals] – Steve ScalesDrums – John CookseyOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Reverend Paul Morton
A5 The Jezebel Spirit
Drums [Bass Drum], Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceDrums [Bata], Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo Lewis
B1 Qu'Ran
Drums – John Cooksey
B2 Moonlight In Glory
Congas, Percussion [Agong-gong] – Jose RossyOther [Vocal Sample Source] – The Moving Star Hall Singers
B3 The Carrier
Drums [Bass Drum], Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceDrums [Bata], Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo LewisOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Dunya Yusin
B4 A Secret Life
Other [Vocal Sample Source] – Samira Tewfik*
B5 Come With Us 2:38
B6 Mountain Of Needles 2:35

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℗ & © 1981 Sire Records Company
Made in U.S.A.

Title from a novel by Amos Tutuola.

A1. Unidentified indignant radio host, San Francisco, April 1980.
A2. Inflamed caller and smooth politician replying, both unidentified. Radio call-in show, New York, July 1979.
A3. Dunya Yusin, Lebanese mountain singer (from 'The Human Voice in the World of Islam' Tangent Records TGS 131).
A4. Reverend Paul Morton, broadcast sermon, New Orleans, June 1980.
A5. Unidentified exorcist, New York, September 1980.
B1. Algerian Muslims chanting Qu'ran (same source as A3).
B2. The Moving Star Hall Singers, Sea Islands, Georgia (from 'The Moving Star Hall Singers' Folkways FS 3841).
B3. Dunya Yusin (see A3).
B4. Samira Tewfik, Egyptian popular singer (from 'Les Plus Grandes Artistes du Monde Arabe' EMI Records).
B5. Unidentified radio evangelist, San Francisco, April 1980.

On later editions of this album the track "Qu'ran" was omitted for religious reasons.

Matrix Run-out Side 1: MX197901, SRK6093-1
Matrix Run-out Side 2: MX197902, SRK6093-2

Label on the record is different from other versions:

-Sire in the small red font is on the upper right side
-Side 1/2 are on the right side, replaced by the STEREO tag on the left
-MRX197901/2 is under the SRK6093 code on the corresponding side of the media
-on the bottom part of the label it says: Manufactured & Distributed by WEA Records PTY. Limited

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): MX197901, SRK6093-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): MX197902, SRK6093-2

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