Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy

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.

Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy
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Studio album by
ReleasedNov 1974
GenreSpoken word, experimental music
Length31:29
LabelCaroline Records
Market Square (reissue)
See For Miles SEECD350 (reissue)
ProducerDavid Vorhaus
Kevin Ayers chronology
June 1, 1974
(1974)
Lady June's Linguistic Leprosy
(1974)
Sweet Deceiver
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

OverviewEdit

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

Track listingEdit

Music by Kevin Ayers except "Optimism" by Brian Eno and "Am I?" by Kim Solomon; Lyrics 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

PersonnelEdit

References and sourcesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Lady June biography". Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 29 November 2007.
  3. ^ Album review by Jonh Ingham, NME 18 January 1975

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