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Dying Happy

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Released  27 May 1996
Artist  Stephen Jones
Producer  Stephen Jones
Genre  Independent music
Length  42:01
Release date  27 May 1996
Label  Baby Bird Recordings
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Recorded  Recorded between 1988 & 1995 on a four track tape recorder
Dying Happy (1996)  The Greatest Hits (1997)
Similar  Stephen Jones albums, Independent music albums

Dying Happy was the fifth of five albums of home-made recordings, released by Stephen Jones under the name Baby Bird in 1996. It was originally a limited edition release, but is now available as part of the 2002 CD box set The Original Lo-Fi.

Contents

Critical reception

"Halfway between songs and instrumentals, some of the tracks on Dying Happy just don't work at all, but some of them are riveting." - The Times

Track listing

All tracks written and composed by Stephen Jones.

  1. "Losing My Hair" – 3:42
  2. "Tomorrow's Gone" – 5:36
  3. "Petrol Cigarette" – 2:34
  4. "When Everyone Speaks English, the World Will Explode" – 6:03
  5. "Homesick Satellites" – 2:34
  6. "TV" – 3:07
  7. "The Unemployable Rub Oil on Her Coffin" – 2:20
  8. "Grandma Begs to Be 18 Again" – 2:34
  9. "It's Alright Dad, Isn't It" – 2:35
  10. "Lead Cloud" – 2:34
  11. "Cheap Astronaut" – 5:15
  12. "Metal Waterpistol" – 3:04

Personnel

  • Stephen Jones – Recording, Artwork
  • Colin Bradley – Editing
  • Al Levy – Photography
  • Andrej Glusgold – Photography
  • DED Associates – Artwork
  • Songs

    1Losing My Hair3:43
    2Tomorrow's Gone5:37
    3Petrol Cigarette2:35

    References

    Dying Happy Wikipedia


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