Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy

Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy
Studio album by Lady June
Released Nov 1974
Genre Spoken word/Experimental music
Length 31:29
Label Caroline Records
Market Square (reissue)
See For Miles SEECD350 (reissue)
Producer David Vorhaus
Kevin Ayers chronology

June 1, 1974
(1974)
Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy
(1974)
Sweet Deceiver
(1975)
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Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy is an experimental music/spoken word album by poet Lady June (a.k.a. June Campbell Cramer). It features musical contributions by Kevin Ayers and Brian Eno.

Overview

The recording was made for £400 in the living room of Kevin Ayers' Maida Vale home.[2] The original release was originally a limited pressing of 5000 copies which quickly sold once followers of Eno and Ayers realized that they contributed to the recording.[3] The album has been reissued subsequently by Market Square Records.

Track listing

Music by Kevin Ayers and Brian Eno; words by June Campbell Cramer.

Side 1
  1. "Some Day Silly Twenty Three" – 2:25
  2. "Reflections" – 1:10
  3. "Am I" – 2:33
  4. "Everythingsnothing" – 4:25
  5. "Tunion" – 4:16
  6. "The Tourist" – 2:22
Side 2
  1. "Bars" – 2:46
  2. "The Letter" – 4:03
  3. "Mangel/Wurzel" – 0:58
  4. "To Whom It May Not Concern" – 2:52
  5. "Optimism" – 1:34
  6. "Touch Downer" – 1:59

Personnel

  • Lady June: Vocals
  • Kevin Ayers: Guitar, bass, Vocals
  • Brian Eno: Electronic Guitar, Bass, Imminent, Linearment, Lunar Lollipops, Vocals
  • Pip Pyle: Drums
  • Martha: Vocals
  • David Vorhaus: Kaleidophon, Mix
  • Jakob Klasse: Piano

References and sources

External links

  • Lady June biography
  • Credits on PlanetGong
  • Lady June obituary
  • Lady June photographs

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