King Strut & Other Stories

King Strut & Other Stories

by Peter BlegvadPeter Blegvad

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Overview

Blegvad and co-producer Chris Stamey mostly jettison the electronic distractions that marred the ex-patriot's first attempt at playing it straight as a more traditional singer/songwriter. This focused simplicity accentuates Blegvad's quirky imagery and frank confessions in a way the songs on Downtime didn't quite accomplish. "Not Weak Enough," a highlight of that previous album, appears in a new recorded version here. Musical minions include former Stamey bandmate Peter Holsapple, XTC frontman Andy Partridge, Golden Palominos leader Anton Fier, and occasional Golden Palominos chanteuse Syd Straw.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/16/2013
Label: Floating World
UPC: 0604388300327
catalogNumber: 8830032
Rank: 80810

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Peter Blegvad   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Syd Straw   Background Vocals
Chris Stamey   Guitar,Percussion,Keyboards,Guitar Feedback
Andy Partridge   Background Vocals,Multi Instruments
Guy Barker   Trumpet
Alan Bezozi   Drums
Michael Blair   Percussion
Kristoffer Blegvad   Acoustic Guitar,Background Vocals,Vocal Harmony
B.J. Cole   Pedal Steel Guitar
Tony Conniff   Bass
Anton Fier   Drums
Peter Holsapple   Bass,Mandolin,Piano,Accordion,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Background Vocals,Slide Guitar,Guitar (Leslie),Vocal Harmony
James MacMillan   Bass
Pino Palladino   Bass
Larry Saltzman   Guitar
Danny Thompson   String Bass
Neil Wilkinson   Drums
Phil Shaw   Harmonica
Richard Lee   String Bass

Technical Credits

Andy Partridge   Producer
Darren Allison   Engineer
James MacMillan   Engineer
Tim Weidner   Engineer
Ammiel Alcalay   Liner Notes

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