vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola
electric, acoustic and slide guitar
electric bass guitar, double bass
Hammond B3 organ
Heart of the song"
music by Scrowther
The Heart of the Songs:
Devil woman lures hapless
drone to eternal damnation in amusingly
named Genevan street. An actual street!
(Mark Twain also found it amusing)
Heart of the Song (mp3, 64kb)
Abstract musings on the power
of song. No drones involved.
Ancient history. The end of summer, the
end of an affair.
The Way Things Ought to Be
We all know how things ought to be.
We’ll get started on it tomorrow, in the meantime
have another drink.
Sunk Without Trace
Ship of love goes to the bottom after
collision with extended nautical metaphore.
Like the Moon at My Window (mp3,
Hapless horticultural drone
in pre-execution confession. Hanging as cure
Put-upon constabulary brat over-compensates
with life of crime.
Black Liner (mp3,
Quayside complaints in the Age Of Steam.
She leaves him.
Take Me With You
More quayside complaints, this time in
the Age Of Sail. He leaves her.
Hapless serving drone meets undefined
(but undoubtedly unpleasant) fate in earth (female) magic