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

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Virgin ‎– 0946 331341 2 6, Virgin ‎– BEDBX 1, Virgin ‎– 0946 3 31341 2 6
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Side 1
1 America Is Waiting
Arranged By – Bill Laswell, Brian Eno, David Byrne, David van Tieghem, Tim Wright (2)Bass – Bill LaswellBass [Click Bass] – Tim Wright (2)Drums, Percussion – David van Tieghem
3:38
2 Mea Culpa
Bodhrán [Bodhran] – Dennis Keeley
4:57
3 Regiment
Arranged By – Brian Eno, Busta Jones, Chris Frantz, David Byrne, Robert FrippBass, Written-By – Busta JonesDrums – Chris FrantzDrums, Percussion – David van TieghemVoice – Dunya Yusin*
4:11
4 Help Me Somebody
Congas, Percussion [Metals] – Steve ScalesDrums – John CookseyRecorded By [Rooks] – April PottsVoice – Reverend Paul Morton
4:17
5 The Jezebel Spirit
Bass Drum, Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceBata, Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo Lewis
4:56
Side 2
6 Very, Very Hungry 3:21
7 Moonlight In Glory
Congas, Agogô [Agong-gong] – Jose RossyVoice – The Moving Star Hall Singers
4:30
8 The Carrier
Bass Drum, Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceBata, Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo LewisVoice – Dunya Yusin*
4:19
9 A Secret Life
Voice – Samira Tewfik*
2:31
10 Come With Us 2:42
11 Mountain Of Needles 2:39
Side 3
12 Pitch To Voltage 2:38
13 Two Against Three 1:55
14 Vocal Outtakes 0:36
15 New Feet 2:26
16 Defiant 3:41
17 Number 8 Mix 3:30
18 Solo Guitar With Tin Foil 2:58
Video Mea Culpa
Film Director [Directed By] – Bruce Conner

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Studios

RPM, New York NY August 4 & 16, 1979
Engineer: Neal Teeman, Assistant Engineer: Hugh Dwyer

Blue Rock, New York NY September 5, 1979
Engineer: Eddie Korvin, Assistant Engineer: Michael Ewasko

Eldorado, Los Angeles, CA, February & March 1980
Engineer: Dave Jerden, Assistant Engineer: George Sloane

Different Fur, San Francisco, CA, April 1980
Engineer: Stacy Baird, Assistant Engineers: Don Mack, Howard Johnston

Sigma, New York, NY, October 1980
Engineer: John Potoker

Mastered [...] at Sterling Sound, New York, NY, April 28, 2005

Title from the book 'My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts' by Amos Tutola (Grove Press)
Excerpt copyright © 1954 by Grove Press. Used by permission of Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Special thanks to Dave Jerden

Booklet cover image: still from a video [...]

All songs published by BMG Songs Ltd / Warner Chappell Music Ltd.
Virgin Records is a Virgin Music label. ℗ 2006 The copyright in this recording is owned by Virgin Records Ltd. © 2006 Virgin Records Ltd.
Marketed and distributed by EMI. Printed in the EU
Made in EU.

Enhancement in QuickTime format
Side 3 tracks are previously unreleased
Catalog number on slipcase rear '0946 3 31341 2 6' and 'UK: BEDBX 1', on spine, CD, booklet and sticker '0946 331341 2 6'
Distribution code for France appears as 'F: '
Packaging: clear tray jewel case housed in an O-card with sticker on front, 28 page booklet including 'An excerpt from My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts' by Amos Tutola, 'My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts' by David Toop, Jan. 22. 2005 and 'The Making Of My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts' by David Byrne with Brian Eno, April 2005

Additional note:
Tracks 1-5, 7-11 are from the original lp, from February 1981
Missing from the original lp is the track ‘Qu’ran’. In the 1982 second edition, this track (which features samples of Qur'anic recital) was removed at the request of the Islamic Council of Great Britain
Track 6 was the b-side of "The Jezebel Spirit" 12"

Tracks 12-18 were previously unreleased
Track 16 is a radically remixed version of ‘Qu'ran’ with a different vocal

This is the 25th anniversary release

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 94633 13412 6
  • Label Code: LC03098
  • Rights Society: Bel Biem
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, 2, 3, 4): www.takt.eu 2100001697662 3313412
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2, 3, 4): IFPI LK97
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 9R80
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 9R97
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI UU008
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 9R94

Other Versions (5 of 74) 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
2302 100 Brian Eno & David Byrne Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(LP, Album) EG, Polydor 2302 100 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
207 963-620, 207 963 Brian Eno - David Byrne Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(LP, Album, RE) EG, Virgin, EG, Virgin 207 963-620, 207 963 Europe 1987 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

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