Barry Adamson Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
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The Fall, Angelo Badalamenti, Tindersticks, Scott Walker, Suicide, Trent Reznor, Julee Cruise, Grinderman, David Lynch, Einstürzende Neubauten, Julian Cope, Mick Harvey
He's been around a long time. From playing bass in Magazine to collaborating with Nick Cave and Jarvis Cocker to his nine solo albums to surely his greatest achievement - finding and wearing the world's biggest pair of glasses. Now it's all been rolled up in an anthology which depicts an idiosyncratic life in music.
- Vinyl Double LP (MUTEL29)
- Coloured vinyl
Barry Adamson’s records are getting the reissue treatment thanks to Mute. Adamson is currently a member of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds and formerly a member of Magazine and The Birthday Party, so major alt-heritage runs through his veins. Moss Side Story offers a taste of his solo craftings, making the soundtrack to film that doesn’t exist.
Barry Adamson’s busy past includes a stint with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and a founding role in Magazine, but Love Sick Dick is all solo Barry. Or at least it was until he invited this gang of artists to remix the material… A Certain Ratio, Jimi Tenor and Gazelle Twin are among those to contribute their unique takes. 12” on Central Control International.
Barry Adamson, a man with experience in Magazine and Nick Caves’s Bad Seeds, has a new solo EP of ‘unrequited love and lust’ music. Love Sick Dick is six tracks of dramatic synth-blues, tracing the woes of a character suffering from affairs of the heart. Vinyl and CD EP editions available via Central Control.
After learning his trade through playing bass in Manchester punk band Magazine and 3 years playing with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Barry Adamson embarked on his solo career in 1988 with debut album Moss Side Story. Know Where To Run is his tenth album in a creative career that has seen him nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and work with acclaimed film directors such as Oliver Stone, Derek Jarman, David Lynch and Danny Boyle. Know Where To Run is a melting pot of diverse influences from which his has created his most accessible work to date.
Barry Adamson’s records are getting the reissue treatment thanks to Mute. Adamson is currently a member of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds (the man himself guests on a track here), but in the mid-90s, when Oedipus Schmoedipus was released, Adamson was crafting these grand mini-epics. Also featuring an incredibly breathy guest vocal from Jarvis Cocker.