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Label: ReR Megacorp
Track listing: Disc One: Que Viva / Onwards and Upwards; The Way Things Fall; Not My Shoes; The Washington Post; We're Still Free; Victoryville; Los Colitos / Life at the Top / Learn to Talk; Factory Song; It's Fine; Zach's Flag; Sick as a Parrot; Automatic Pilot; Hook; Killing Time. Disc Two: The Country of Blinds; The Border; The Hand That Bites; Dead Sheep; Bingo; Man or Monkey; Foot in Hole; Hot Field; The Birds of Japan; You May Find a Bed; Sparrow Song; Safety in Numbers; Howdywhoola Too; Second Rate; New Orleans Stomp; Hasta la Victoria.
by Matt Cibula
Caution: this is extremely challenging listening. Fred Frith and Tom Cora's twisted pop/jazz/Americana/punk band Skeleton Crew managed all of two albums in the mid-1980s, and no wonder why--they flip back and forth wildly between dark anarchic anti-songs and weirdo hooky new-wavey stuff, sometimes even within the same song. Learn to Talk dates from 1984, and sounds ...