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

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A1 America Is Waiting
Arranged By – Laswell*, Eno*, Byrne*, Van Tieghem*, Wright*Bass – Bill LaswellBass [Click] – Tim Wright (2)Drums, Percussion – David Van Tieghem
3:36
A2 Mea Culpa
Bodhrán [Bodhran] – Dennis Keeley
3:45
A3 Regiment
Arranged By – Eno*, Jones*, Frantz*, Byrne*, Fripp*Bass – Busta JonesDrums – Chris FrantzDrums, Percussion – David Van TieghemVoice – Dunya Yusin*Written-By – Jones*
3:56
A4 Help Me Somebody
Congas, Percussion [Metals] – Steve ScalesDrums – John CookseyVoice – Reverend Paul Morton
4:18
A5 The Jezebel Spirit
Bass Drum, Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceBata, Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo Lewis
5:00
B6 Qu'ran
Drums – John Cooksey
3:46
B7 Moonlight In Glory
Congas, Agogô [Agong-gong] – Jose RossyVoice – The Moving Star Hall Singers
4:46
B8 The Carrier
Bass Drum, Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceBata, Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo LewisVoice – Dunya Yusin*
3:30
B9 A Secret Life
Voice – Samira Tewfik*
2:30
B10 Come With Us 2:38
B11 Mountain Of Needles 2:35

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Studios:
RPM, New York, August 4 & 16, 1979.
Blue Rock, New York, September 5, 1979.
Eldorado, Los Angeles, February & March 1980.
Different Fur, San Francisco, April 1980.
Sigma, New York, October 1980.

Mastered at Sterling Sound.

Voices:
1. Unidentified indignant radio host, San Francisco, April 1980.
2. Inflamed caller and smooth politician replying, both unidentified. Radio call-in show, New York, July 1979.
3. Dunya Yusin, Lebanese mountain singer (From 'The Human Voice in the World of Islam' Tangent Records TGS 131).
4. Reverend Paul Morton, broadcast sermon, New Orleans, June 1980.
5. Unidentified exorcist, New York, September 1980.
6. Algerian Muslims chanting Qu'ran. (Same source as 3).
7. The Moving Star Hall Singers, Sea Islands, Georgia (From 'The Moving Star Hall Singers' Folkways FS 3841).
8. (See 3).
9. Samira Tewfik, Egyptian popular singer. (From 'Les Plus Grandes Artistes du Monde Arabe' EMI Records).
10. Unidentified radio evangelist, San Francisco, April 1980.

"Special thanks to Dave Jerden."

The tracks are numbered from 1 to 11 on the release.
Title from a novel by Amos Tutuola.

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

℗ 1981 EG Records Ltd.
© EG Records Ltd/Warner Bros. Music 1980

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout 1: Variant 1): 2302 100 S 1 320 1A P
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout 2: Variant 1): 2302 100 S 2 320

Other Versions (5 of 81) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SRK 6093 Brian Eno - David Byrne Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(LP, Album, Win) Sire SRK 6093 US 1981 Sell This Version
PRO 301705 Brian Eno & David Byrne Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(CD, Album, RM, Promo) Nonesuch PRO 301705 US 2006 Sell This Version
CD 6093 Brian Eno - David Byrne Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(CD, Album, RE, RP) Sire CD 6093 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
XM5S-6093 Brian Eno - David Byrne Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(Cass, Album, Dol) Sire XM5S-6093 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
EGMC 48, EGMC48 Brian Eno - David Byrne Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(Cass, Album, RE, Whi) EG, EG EGMC 48, EGMC48 UK 1987 Sell This Version

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