Various – Trying To Make It To The End Of The Century
Label: G3G Records – G3C1 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation, Stereo Country: Spain Released: 1991 Genre: Electronic, Rock, Non-Music Style: Art Rock, Spoken Word, Experimental
Great Spanish VA collection Ft Pascal Comelade, Lydia Lunch +++. (NM)
G3G Records was founded in 1989 in Barcelona by 3 people including Raeo bass player Gat. They published many Pascal Comelade records as well as releases by Macromassa, Juan Crek, Victor Nubla or Raeo, and the famousTarot7 inch series. G3G’s first compilation, Trying To Make It To The End Of The Century, published in 1991, is a succession of spoken word tracks and rock songs or instrumentals. There’s a certainfilm noirmood throughout the album thanks todark, urban rhythms and grim, almostrisquétexts – orequivocados, as Emilio Cubeiro puts it in the opening track, a brilliant, homoerotic 8mn narrative by Spanish poet Cubeiro, with cinematographic music by Raeo, the trio of Antón Ignorant, Gat, and Mark Cunningham, whose delicate trumpet playing is also heard on several other tracks like a dotted line across the LP. Anotherpièce de résistanceis Lydia Lunch’s intense, intimate confessions titledLast Gaspwith Spanish musicians providing appropriate background.
Tracklist A1 Emilio Y Los Culpables– I'm Fucking Innocent A2 Fist Of Facts– One I Want A3 Claude Bessy– Untitled Moment A4 Josh Lazie– Comin Home A5 Pascal Comelade– Dos Horas De Two Ojos (I) B1 Lydia Lunch– Last Gasp B2 Abt 409*– Hund B3 Claude Bessy– Les Amis B4 Raeo– The Mummy Awakes B5 Claude Bessy– Yo No Soy Hemingway B6 Pascal Comelade– Dos Horas De Two Ojos (II)