Robin Williamson ‎– Interview-CD

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ECM Records ‎– none
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1 Question: You're known primarily as a folk singer while ECM is associated firstly with jazz and with classical music. How did "The Seed-At-Zero" come to be on ECM? 3:20
2 Question: What does Dylan Thomas mean to you? Is it true that you loved his play for voices "Under Milk Wood", as a child? 0:40
3 Question: You open the album with "The World", a much older Welsh poem by Henry Vaughan ... 0:27
4 Song: The World
Music By – Robin WilliamsonWords By – Henry Vaughan
2:43
5 Question: "The Seed-At-Zero" includes a reworking of an older piece of yours, "For Mr Thomas", a tribute to Dylan Thomas which Van Morrison has also covered recently. What were the circumstances under which you wrote that? 0:44
6 Song: For Mr Thomas
Music By – Robin WilliamsonWords By – Robin Williamson
3:28
7 Question: Why did you choose to perform Dylan Thomas's poem "On No Work Of Words" as a blues? 0:15
8 Song: On No Work Of Words
Music By – Robin WilliamsonWords By – Dylan Thomas
3:58
9 Question: You have a very unorthodox guitar style, which sometimes brings the oud or the sitar to mind. Have you been influenced by these and other non-Western instruments? 1:04
10 Question: The album includes your reflections from Balwearie Tower. What's the significance of this old Scottish landmark for you? 0:58
11 Song: Verses At Balwearie Tower
Written-By – Robin Williamson
4:14
12 Question: The oldest piece on the album is "Cold Days Of February", which you used to perform with the Incredible String Band in the early 1970s. It sounds quite different in the current unaccompanied rendition ... 0:31
13 Song: Cold Days Of February
Music By – Robin WilliamsonWords By – Robin Williamson
2:52
14 Question: How does it feel to return to songs written many years ago? What do you learn in doing this? 0:35

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For promotional use only. Not for sale.
CD with interviews and 5 selected tracks promoting the release of Robin Williamson - The Seed-At-Zero.
Robin Williamson talks about his ECM debut "The Seed-At-Zero" ... and about Dylan Thomas, Jack Kerouac, Jackson Pollock, Celtic tradition, the return of the Incredible String Band, and more.

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  • Matrix / Runout: 00095 51073 987 01 + 51073993

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