The Durutti Column: M24J (Anthology) - Double CD Album

M24J (Anthology) - Double CD Album

The Durutti Column

  • US $16.99  

  • Release Date 21 September 2018
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Product code
FBN164CD
Format
Double CD Album
Label
Factory Benelux

M24J (Anthology) is a collection of valuable passages recorded by The Durutti Column between 1979 and 2011 for various iterations of Factory Records, including poignant tributes to manager/mentor Anthony H. Wilson.

Available as a double CD set M24J (Anthology) includes selections from The Return of the Durutti Column, LC, Another Setting, Short Stories for Pauline, Without Mercy, Circuses and Bread, The Guitar and Other Machines, Vini Reilly, Obey the Time, Treatise on the Steppenwolf and A Paean to Wilson.

“The Durutti Column was Tony’s baby,” says Durutti mainman Vini Reilly. “We were the first act signed up to his Factory club night, and the first band signed to Factory Records. Tony became my mentor, somebody to look up to. He was a very tough character, yet he was very gentle. He had many sides. The biggest arguments with Tony were that he wanted to stop me singing with my schoolboy lyrics and my dreadful voice.”

Reilly’s music remains resolutely unclassifiable, and sounds better and better with each passing year. “Don’t listen to the form,” he insists, “listen to the content. Don't listen to the style, the tradition, the technique, just the content of the music. Then judge. People say The Durutti Column is this or that. I don’t care so long as we make good music. There's so much good music around. Don't bother with form. Just enjoy.”

Bonus tracks on the CD version include three tracks recorded live in Leeds on 7 October 1980, these being the earliest preserved professional in concert recordings by Vini Reilly. The cover portrait of Vini Reilly is by Mark Warner.

Tracks
Disc 1
1 Sketch for Summer  
2 Conduct  
3 Lips That Would Kiss  
4 For Belgian Friends  
5 Danny  
6 Messidor  
7 The Beggar (live in Paris)  
8 Prayer  
9 Mercy Theme (Duet)  
10 Estoril a Noite  
11 College  
12 All That Love and Maths Can Do  
13 Pauline  
14 Arpeggiator  
15 Catos con Guantes  
16 Otis  
17 Love No More  
18 My Country  
Tracks
Disc 2
1 Home  
2 Art and Freight  
3 My Only Love  
4 A Beautiful Thought Pt 1  
5 The Title On the Cover  
6 Bruce  
7 The Missing Boy  
8 Anthony (Favourite Descending Intervals)  
9 A Paean to Wilson I: Or Are You Just a Technician?  
10 A Paean to Wilson II: Chant 11. A Paean to Wilson IX: Darkness Here  
11 Glimpse  
12 Detail for Annik (live in Leeds 1980)  
13 Sketch for Summer (live in Leeds 1980)  
14 Requiem for a Father (live in Leeds 1980)  

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