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Kommando Raumschiff Zitrone: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Read "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" reviewed by John Eyles

This is an ingenious and beguiling CD. It opens with the familiar strains of Roberta Flack singing Ewan McColl's “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, soon joined by Kai Fagaschinski's clarinet and Christof Kurzmann producing an appropriately churchy organ-like sound, improvising along with the track. After about two minutes, Roberta Flack fades away, leaving the duo to continue improvising, retaining the strong mood Flack created. Although they continue for more than ten minutes, the source material seems to ...


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