Psychic TV ‎– Themes

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Cold Spring ‎– CSR123B
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Themes
1-1 Part I. Piano And Clarinet 7:35
1-2 Part II. 23 Tibetan Human Thigh Bones 5:55
1-3 Part III. Cowbell, Bicycle Wheels And Vibes 12:15
1-4 Part IV. New Guinea Headhunters Pipe, Large And Small Drum 6:03
1-5 Part V. Piano And String Machine 7:24
1-6 Part VI. Recording Made At Jonestown, Guyana At The Time Of The Suicides 1:41
1-7 Part VII. African Initiation Drum And Animal Tusk Horn 7:17
1-8 Part VIII. Various Temple Bells, Gongs, Cymbals And Vibes 6:58
Themes 2
2-1 Themes 2 Part One 9:43
2-2 Themes 2 Part Two 10:59
2-3 Themes 2 Part Three 18:12
Unclean
2-4 Unclean 9:41
2-5 Mirrors 7:48
2-6 Unclean Monks 4:07
Themes 2: A Prayer For Derek Jarman
3-1 The Loops Of Mystical Union 17:55
3-2 Elipse Of Flowers 10:58
3-3 Mylar Bees (Parts 1 And 2) 7:50
3-4 Mylar Bees (Part 3) 11:56
3-5 Prayer For Derek
Co-producer – Genesis P-Orridge*, Larry Thrasher
17:20
3-6 Rites Of Reversal 7:39
Themes 3
4-1 Untitled 23:06
4-2 Untitled 23:31
Themes 3
5-1 A Previously Unheard Alternate Version Of The Set Of Themes 3 58:23
Themes 4: Lady Jaye
6-1 I'm Making A Mirror 4:53
6-2 I Like My Holidays (A Children's Story) 4:05
6-3 Gobbledegook 11:47
6-4 Mother Jack (A Children's Story) 4:21
6-5 Candy Factory 30:19
6-6 I Love You, I Know 2:11
6-7 This Is The Final War 3:28
Live In Basildon
7-1 Thee Degenerate 5:45
7-2 She Touched Me 4:01
7-3 Unclean 8:49
7-4 Riot In Thee Eye Ov Sky 5:16
7-5 Southern Comfort 4:23
7-6 Roman P. 5:54
7-7 Retinal 8:34
7-8 Ov Power 9:35
7-9 Godstar 4:17

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Notes

Comprises a six CD set of the Themes releases in gatefold slipcases with unseen photographs.
Each CD is housed in a black inner sleeve with a Psychic TV cross spot varnished on both sides.
Also included is a twenty four page booklet with archive photographs and liner notes.

This edition is available only directly from the label on pre-order and includes a bonus CD 'Live In Basildon' recorded in 1986.
The bonus CD is limited to 1,000 copies according to the label owner Justin Mitchell.

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• CD1: Thanks are due to Rod at Fetish Records who made this recording at Jacobs Studios possible. 
Closing message a "Zuccarelli Holophonic" TM Recording with the assistance of Mike King.
• CD2: Recorded at The Building Site in 1984. Cut at Utopia. 
Remastered September 2010 @ Skye Mastering, UK .
Cover photo: the Spirit Dance of the Mescalero Apaches.
• CD3: Remastered at Jhopdi Studios, San Rafael, California in August 1993.
• CD4: Presented by Thee Temple Ov Psychick Youth (UK & USA) Sunday 22 April 1984 & Monday 23 April 1984 Club 950, Chicago U.S.A. 
Sponsored By Antidote Radio & Frank Rothschild.
While there are actually only two tracks on the CD, the tracklisting is given as follows (track 1 includes 1 to 5, track 2 includes 6 to 11):
1. Culture
2. News
3. Drama
4. Nature
5. Science
6. Implant
7. Analgesia
8. Catalepsy
9. Reverie
10. Placebo
11. Induction
• CD5: Recorded 22nd April 1984 at 'Eventwoks', Boston Massachusetts College of Arts, Massachusetts, USA.
• CD6: Thanks to Todd Crawford for the photograph of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge taken for Swoon Magazine in 2007. Themes 4 is previously unreleased.
• CD7: recorded July 13 1986 - Basildon Peace Festival - Gloucester Park, Basildon UK.

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Cold Spring thanks: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Ryan Martin, Steve Pittis, John Gosling, Joanne Maxwell, Abby Helasdottir, Matthew Best, Bryin Dall, Jeff Mortimer, Denis Blackham, Peter Ashworth, Sara Vannacci, Joe Stelpaert.

Manufacturing: steve@enconahead.com.

This box set © Cold Spring 2011.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 23566 49872 8
  • Other (CD1): CSR123BA
  • Other (CD2): CSR123BB
  • Other (CD3): CSR123BC
  • Other (CD4): CSR123BD
  • Other (CD5): CSR123BE
  • Other (CD6): CSR123BF
  • Other (CD7): CSR123BG

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