Roy Montgomery ‎– The Allegory Of Hearing

Drunken Fish Records ‎– dfr-47
CD, Album


1 Ex Cathedra 2:48
2 Rock, Sea, Muse, Seek 5:26
3 As The Dali Lama Was Remarking I Believe 3:35
4 Sounding The Abyss 2:36
5 I Hear You Mocking 3:27
6 Where The Belltower Once Stood 3:45
7 From A Promontory 2:24
Resolution Island Suite 17:37
8i) A Vessel Sublime
8ii) And But A Gentle Swell
8iii) Hubris Fills The Rash And Young
8iv) Now The Reef-Dashed Mariner
8v) The Sirens, They Feel Pity
8vi) Wind Upon The Sails, Light Upon The Sea
8vii) Cast Away This Island, Cruel So, Fate Will Set Me Free
9 At The Intersection Of Herzog & Wenders 3:52
10 Above All, Compassion 1:47

Companies, etc.


  • Artwork By [Cover Art: Detail From The Allegory Of Hearing] – Jan Breughel I
  • Artwork By [Illustration: Richard Henry Of Resolution Island] – John Hill, Susanne Hill
  • EngineerArnie Van Bussell*
  • Mixed ByRoy Montgomery
  • Photography [Back Tray Photo] – Matthew Maxwell
  • Photography [Roy Montgomery Photo] – Jessica Meyer


Recorded on Tascam Porta One 4-track cassette recorder in Lyttelton, New Zealand, October 1998. Mixed January 2000 at Nightshift Studios, Christchurch. The catalog number is printed on the spine as DFR-47 and on the CD as DFR 47. Track 5 - entitled "I Hear You Mocking" according to Piero Scaruffi et al. - is not indicated on the release.