The Art Of The Spoken Word (Mixtape)

Here’s a new Compilation/MixCD I made based solely on the theme of spoken word music.  I call it ‘The Art Of The Spoken Word’ and it actually features some of my all-time favourite tracks.  Like Luxembourg’s ‘Making Progress’, The White Stripes’ ‘Hand Springs’ (Possibly my number one favourite track!), Ironweed’s ‘Down To My Grave (Audio Suspects Remix)’ and Dexys Midnight Runners’ ‘Reminisce (Part Two)’.

The full tracklisting is as follows (Including links):

1. MC Honky – 3 Turntables & 2 Microphones / 2. James Yorkston – Woozy With Cider / 3. James Brown – King Heroin / 4. Big Hard Excellent Fish – Imperfect List 2 / 5. Talking Heads – Seen & Not Seen / 6. The White Stripes – Hand Springs / 7. The Flaming Lips – Time Travel?? Yes!! / 8. Tom Waits – Big Joe & Phantom 309 / 9. Luxembourg – Making Progress / 10. The Velvet Underground – The Gift / 11. Kenneth Bager (Feat. Julee Cruise) – Fragment Eleven (The Day After Yesterday) (A Love Story In Five Parts) Part 3 (The Story) / 12. Jegsy Dodd & The Sons Of Harry Cross – 8000 Miles Away / 13. Superqueens – Not For All The E’s In England / 14. Manic Street Preachers – Failure Bound / 15. Coldcut – Mr Nichols (Feat. Saul Williams) / 16. The Vichy Government – Oliver Cromwell In Weimar Berlin / 17. Ironweed – Down To My Grave (Audio Suspects Remix) / 18. Demetri Martin – The Wisdom Song (Feat. Demetri’s Mom) / 19. Dexys Midnight Runners – Reminisce (Part Two)


As a bonus here’s one of the many clips available on YouTube featuring the comedy stylings of certified genius Demetri Martin:

Also here’s one of the best videos ever, for Coldcut’s ‘Mr Nichols’:

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