“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Sunday, May 16, 2010


Here's another song from the same period—the moment at which singer Liz Fraser was cutting up phrases from magazines and pasting them together and then singing them. Knowing this doesn't prepare you for the remorseless beauty of “Orange Appled.” And this is a live version. For those of you in the know, dig the little grace note Liz puts in there in the second lyrical phrase...

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