The Faust Tapes poll (because my feet hurt as well)

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Love it or hate it, time to rate it...

Several Hands On Our Piano
Don’t!
Flashback Caruso
Voices And Trumpet And All
J’ai Mal Aux Dents
Beim nächsten Ton ist es…
Two Drums, Bass, Organ
Dr. Schwitters Intro
Several Hands On Our Piano (Continued)
Beam Me Up, Scotty
Elerimomuvid
Dr. Schwitters (Continued)
Have A Good Time, Everybody
Above And Under Our Piano
Hermanns Lament
Donnerwetter
Was ist hier los?
Rudolf der Pianist B5) Ricochets
I’ve Heard That One Before
Watch Your Step
Under Our Piano Again
Fluid Chorus
Stretch Out TimeB
Der Baum
Chère Chambre


Mark G, Friday, 11 June 2021 06:22 (four days ago) link

because i can never be bothered with track listings, i always sang "J’ai Mal Aux Dents" to myself as "chip-fat buddha"

massaman gai (front tea for two), Friday, 11 June 2021 06:29 (four days ago) link

my favorite faust album... this is an amazing record.

visiting, Friday, 11 June 2021 06:40 (four days ago) link

Yes, it's awesome but I'd have to listen to it to put the titles to the tracks.

Are Animated Dads Getting Hotter? (Tom D.), Friday, 11 June 2021 07:20 (four days ago) link

This is apparently a new box set, now that Faust have moved away from Recommended Records.

Fairly sure that's a new set of track titles, so.

Mark G, Friday, 11 June 2021 11:39 (four days ago) link

You reckon "Beam Me Up, Scotty" was not an original title?

Are Animated Dads Getting Hotter? (Tom D.), Friday, 11 June 2021 11:50 (four days ago) link

My dodgy old CD version of this plays as a single track and gives no titles in the non-existent notes.

Duke, Friday, 11 June 2021 13:36 (four days ago) link

The one from the Wumme Years had track titles and splits, e.g.

3-1 Exercise - With Several Hands On A Piano
3-2 Exercise - With Voices, Drum And Sax
3-3 Flashback Caruso
3-4 Exercise - With Voices
3-5 J'ai Mal Aux Dents
3-6 Untitled
3-7 Untitled - Arnulf And Zappi On Drums

Mark G, Friday, 11 June 2021 13:59 (four days ago) link

Apparently, John Peel read out a track listing back in the day, but it seemed he gave no warning, and nobody seems to have taped/saved it. One of the tracks was thought to be called "Humphrey Bogart" but I assume that's a bad hearing of "J'ai Mal Aux Dents" (or "Schempal Buddah" as it also became known...)

Mark G, Friday, 11 June 2021 14:01 (four days ago) link

~*~*~*~* J’ai Mal Aux Dents *~*~*~*~

emil.y, Friday, 11 June 2021 15:11 (four days ago) link

Yeah it was always schempal buddha to me! Xp

building a hole (NickB), Friday, 11 June 2021 15:14 (four days ago) link

I don't like this as much as any of the other official albums, or even the 71 Minutes material. The instrumental/collage stuff is pretty second-rate (cause they used the better stuff on those other albums), and one of the songs is an inferior remake.
Anyway, "Der Baum".

Halfway there but for you, Friday, 11 June 2021 15:24 (four days ago) link

"J'ai mal au dents" is not a remake, but I prefer the 71 Minutes version.

Halfway there but for you, Friday, 11 June 2021 15:26 (four days ago) link

Well, you can't always be right.

Are Animated Dads Getting Hotter? (Tom D.), Friday, 11 June 2021 19:22 (four days ago) link

Der Baum!

J. Sam, Friday, 11 June 2021 20:40 (four days ago) link

I prefer this J'ai

Mark G, Friday, 11 June 2021 21:06 (four days ago) link


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