Distributed by Nine Mile and The Cartel. Durations are not printed on the release. Matrix, Runout (Runout A-side, etching): GLALP 010 A1.
The Vandal And The Saint, 11. Boats, 12. Slip The Rope, 13. Greener. More albums from David J: An Eclipse Of Ships by David J. Silver For Gold (The Odyssey Of Edie Sedgwick) by David J. The Devil’s Muse by David J. Estranged by David J. Songs From Another Season by David J.
This may have something to do with J's stint in the Jazz Butcher's band, and indeed Crocodile Tears and the Velvet Cosh at times sounds like a Butcher record. On Crocodile Tears and the Velvet Cosh J takes a big step toward developing an identity apart from Bauhaus. Parts of this album could accurately be characterized as folky, jazzy, and mellow - adjectives that would never be applied to J's former group.
Includes unlimited streaming of Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days. Between the end of Bauhaus and the beginning of Love & Rockets, David J recorded 5 singles, and 1 LP for Glass Records, and played on 2 albums by The Jazz Butcher. This LP, was and remains one of the crowning glories of the original Glass label, and has now returned to it's newest incarnation Glass Modern, on a long-playing record, remastered, slightly re-packaged and wrapped, for all you middle-aged indie kids and rock'n'rollers with one foot in the grave, and the other still tapping out that beat on.
Featuring artist: Owen Jones, Max Eider, 'Coach' York. Album: Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh. Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh. I take it as read that the mood is blue. It's ghost written all over your face. You beat me up with the velvet cosh. We're on the rifle range shooting moving targets in the dark. You make a high drama out of soap and then you kiss me like a shark.
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David J of legendary bands Bauhaus and Love & Rockets stops by the WFMU studio. Iconic gothic/post punk beginnings have mellowed to a similarly dark cabaret sound on the album An Eclipse of Ships, which David J performs a few numbers from. 01. Crocodile Tears and the Velvet Cosh (04:38).
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|A||Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh
Drums – Coach YorkEngineer – John A. RiversSaxophone – Alex Green
Drums – Kevin HaskinsEngineer – Derek Tomkins*Saxophone – Max Akropolis
- Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Written-By – David J
NotesNotations in runout grooves:
Side A: Fabulous Jewels Sparkle
Side B: The Wood Hill Cowboy Soul Orchestra Featuring Max Akropolis On Tenor Saxophone
|GLASS 12042||David J||Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh (12", Single)||Glass Records||GLASS 12042||UK||1985|