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Robert FrippA Blessing Of Tears (1995 Soundscapes Volume Two - Live In California)

Label:Discipline Global Mobile – DGM 9506
Format:
CD, Album, Stereo
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Ambient

Tracklist

1The Cathedral Of Tears6:30
2First Light7:59
3Midnight Blue6:06
4Reflection I6:06
5Second Light7:25
6A Blessing Of Tears8:37
7Returning I4:00
8Returning II5:12
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Credits

  • Edited By [Digital Editor], Engineer [Sound], Mastered By [Mastering Engineer], ProducerDavid Singleton
  • Engineer [Assistant Foh Sound], Other [Stage Manager], Technician [Guitar]John Sinks
  • Guitar, ProducerRobert Fripp
  • Other [Hell Boy]Tom Redmond
  • Other [Possible Merchandising]Mark Perry
  • Other [Tour Promoter & Manager]Bill Forth
  • Painting [Cover Image 'Midnight Blue']John Miller (22)

Notes

First issue, actually on Discipline (GM).

Track 1 is the second piece from Show 1 at The House of Blues, Los Angeles, January 26th. 1995.
Track 2 is the second piece from Show 1 at Slims, San Francisco, February 1st. 1995.
Track 3 is the third piece from Show 2 at The House of Blues, Los Angeles, January 26th. 1995.
Track 4 is the second piece from Show 2 at Slims, San Francisco, February 1st. 1995.
Track 5 is the third piece from the performance at Tower Records, Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, January 23rd. 1995.
Track 6 is the third piece from a presentation on January 21st. 1995 at the second Guitar Craft Application & Assimilation course, held at Ojai, California, January 20-25th. 1995.
Track 7 is the second piece from The Coach House, San Diego, January 27th. 1995 and is backwards.
Track 8 is a Tön Pröb remix of the second piece from The Coach House, San Diego, January 27th. 1995.
All other Soundscapes are presented as live improvs, with small editing for technical reasons and programming.

The Tour:
January 23 Tower Records, Los Angeles
January 26 The House of Blues, Los Angeles (2 shows)
January 27 The Coach House, San Diego
January 28 The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano
January 31 The Catalyst, Santa Cruz
February 1 Slim's, San Francisco (2 shows)

Recorded live to DAT during live performances in California, 21 January - 1 February 1995.
Mastered on Truth Monitors from Truth Acoustics
A Tön Pröb Production for Discipline Global Mobile.
Cover Image courtesy of David Messum Fine Art.
Sleeve Design © Bill Smith Studio, London.

In Memoriam:

Gladys Louise Green
Edith Fripp
Elizabeth Bennett
Irene Miller
Estelle Gavalas
Elizabeth Singleton

All compositions by Crimson Music / BMG Music Publishing
The DGM logo is designed by Steve Ball who owns the copyright in his work.

℗&© 1996 Robert Fripp.

Title on the front cover reads [..] Volume Two [..]
On the spine [..] Volume 2 [..]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 028676 900108
  • Matrix / Runout: DGM9506
  • Other: MASTERED BY NIMBUS

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  • ultimathulerecords's avatar
    As far as I recall (we stocked this at the time) this first pressing was withdrawn. Anyone know why? It was then reissued promptly with a slightly different cover design, but the same catalogue number!

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