Musicnow MNCD 009 Consciously


Cornelius Cardew/Peoples' Liberation Music/Fight Back Band/PCA Band/etc

Musicians: Cornelius Cardew; Pete Devenport; Vicky Silva; Laurie Baker; Hugh Shrapenl; Chris Thompson; Keith Rowe (tracks 2, 4, 7-10, 13); John Marcangelo; Evan Parker (track 11); Pip Pyle; Dave Smith; Hamilton DeGale, John Tilbury, Alec Hill; Huw Warren; Nick Connors; Geoff Pearce; Robert Coleridge; Walter Cardew; Horace Cardew; John Hewitt; Maria Lamburn; Sheila Kasabova; Emily Underwood; Hakim Adi; Penny Wright.
  1. Consciously (02.44)
  2. Spirit of Cable Street [Vicky Silva, voice; Cornelius Cardew, voice, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; Geoff Pearce, electric guitar; John Hewitt, drums; Hugh Shrapnel, oboe, backing vocals; Dave Smith, backing vocals] (03.40)
  3. We people (01.40)
  4. Solidarity song [Vicky Silva, voice; Cornelius Cardew, voice, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar, synthesizer; John Marcangelo, electric piano; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; Geoff Pearce, electric guitar; John Hewitt, drums; Hugh Shrapnel, oboe, backing vocals; Dave Smith, backing vocals] (03.27)
  5. Bold Fenian men (03.24)
  6. Join in the fight (01.17)
  7. Take up the fight [Vicky Silva, backing vocal; Cornelius Cardew, voice, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar, voice; John Marcangelo, keyboards; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; Geoff Pearce, electric guitar; Pip Pyle, drums; Hugh Shrapnel, backing vocals; Dave Smith, french horn; Alec Hill, bass clarinet] (02.55)
  8. Himno de riego [Vicky Silva, voice; Cornelius Cardew, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass; John Marcangelo, keyboards; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; Geoff Pearce, electric guitar; Pip Pyle, drums; Hugh Shrapnel, backing vocals; Dave Smith, french horn; Alec Hill, bass clarinet] (01.13)
  9. We're not afraid [Cornelius Cardew, vocals, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar; Keith Rowe, electric guitar] (02.04)
  10. Golden mountain in Beijing [Cornelius Cardew, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; John Marcangelo, drums] (03.13)
  11. The blackleg miner [John Hewitt, vocals; John Marcangelo, drums, clavinet; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; Laurie Baker, synthesizer, bass guitar] (03.58)
  12. Mr media man (03.09)
  13. Fight the cuts [Chris Thompson, vocals; Cornelius Cardew, electric piano; Laurie Baker, bass guitar; Keith Rowe, electric guitar; Geoff Pearce, electric guitar; John Marcangelo, drums] (02.37)
  14. The lords of labour (02.15)
  15. Cripplin' blows (04.48)
  16. The workers' song (02.23)
  17. Hammer of the working class (02.16)
  18. People of st Pauls, Bristol (02.24)
  19. In imperialist wars (02.49)
  20. Song for the British working class (03.05)
  21. The workers of Ontario (03.31)
  22. Montreal textile worker (03.19)
  23. The dream of the generations (04.16)
  24. There you will find my bones (04.11)
  25. Song of the CYUB (01.28)
  26. Founding of the Party (02.13)
  27. We sing for the future (04.37)
Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Roberto Masotti.

Recording dates, with track information can be found at http://www.musicnow.co.uk/plm/html/09info.html


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