A new album of poetry, prose, music and song from:
Justin Hopper & Sharron Kraus with Belbury Poly
A spoken word and music project by writer Justin Hopper and folk musician Sharron Kraus. It also features Ghost Box’s own Belbury Poly. Based on live performances of Hopper’s 2017 book The Old Weird Albion , it’s a poetical, autobiographical and psychogeographical account of his experiences at Chanctonbury Ring on the West Sussex Downs.
The album is a blend of folk, electronic music, poetry, prose and environmental sound. Kraus’s electro-acoustic soundscapes and songs interweave with Hopper’s rich, intimate narration. With Belbury Poly contributing music and production throughout and bookending the work with a memorable theme tune.
On LP, CD & Digital. Pre-orders available in the Ghost Box Shop from 10th May.
An earlier collaboration from 2014 between Justin Hopper and Belbury Poly, Ley Line, which featured Shirley Collins among others , is available in its entirety here…
Ley Line by Justin Hopper
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John Foxx – 21st Century: A Man, A Woman And A City (Deluxe)
A 17 track CD compilation of John Foxx’s work from 2000 – 2016. Includes two brand new John Foxx And The Maths songs, a new re-working of ‘Talk’ featuring Gary Numan, two previously unreleased remixes by OMD and ADULT, and tracks with Matthew Dear, Gazelle Twin, Ghost Box, Louis Gordon and Jori Hulkkonen.
The Deluxe Edition also features a DVD entitled A Man, A Woman And A City consisting of 11 films created by Macoto Tezka with music by John Foxx & The Maths. This unique collaboration will only be available on the Deluxe Edition.
Also exclusive to the Deluxe Edition – a digital download of 3 previously unreleased John Foxx And The Maths recordings featuring John Foxx, Benge and Hannah Peel at MemeTune Studios. These will be automatically downloaded as part of the Deluxe Edition on the day of release and will not be available on any other version of the album.
Artwork by Jonathan Barnbrook.
1 John Foxx And Louis Gordon – A Funny Thing
2 John Foxx And Louis Gordon – Never Let Me Go
3 John Foxx And The Maths – Evergreen
4 John Foxx And The Maths – Interplay
5 John Foxx And The Maths – Catwalk
6 John Foxx And The Maths Featuring Matthew Dear – Talk (Beneath Your Dreams)
7 John Foxx And The Maths – Tides
8 John Foxx And The Maths Featuring The Soft Moon – Evidence (Radio Edit)
9 John Foxx And Jori Hulkkonen – Evangeline (Radio Edit)
10 John Foxx And The Belbury Circle – Almost There
11 John Foxx And The Maths – A Many Splendoured Thing
12 John Foxx And The Maths – A Man And A Woman
13 John Foxx And Robin Guthrie – Estrellita
14 John Foxx And The Maths – The Good Shadow (OMD Remix)
15 John Foxx And The Maths Featuring Gazelle Twin – Changelings
16 John Foxx And The Maths – The Shadow Of His Former Self (ADULT. Remix)
17 John Foxx And The Maths Featuring Gary Numan – Talk (Are You Listening To Me?)
Film by Macoto Tezka. Music by John Foxx And The Maths except for track 4 also featuring The Soft Moon
2 A Man And A Woman
5 Neon Vertigo
9 A Falling Star
10 Cloud Choreography
11 Only Lovers Left Alive
12 Bonus Track Psytron 2
Bonus Digital Download:
All tracks recorded live by John Foxx And The Maths – John Foxx, Benge and Hannah Peel
2 My Town