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FRONT OF THE ALBUM Monster Walks the Winter Lake
Produced by David Thomas.

Released March 1986.

Available as a high quality audio download from the Ubutique / Hearpen Music Audio Downloads Page or the Hearpen Music eJunkie Shop. Lyrics are embedded.
Songs:
  1. My Theory of Spontaneous Simultude / Red Tin Bus (3:06)
  2. What Happened To Me (2:45)
  3. Monster Walks The Winter Lake (11:13)
  4. Bicycle (4:17)
  5. Coffee Train (2:24)
  6. My Town (3:19)
  7. Monster Magee, King of The Seas (2:14)
  8. Monster Thinks About The Good Days (3:37)
  9. What Happened To Me (2:41)

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Production Notes:
Produced by David Thomas.
Recorded live in the studio by Paul Hamann at Suma on November 18, 20 and 21, 1985, using the Sumex custom digital processor and a Sony F1 betamax video recorder. There were no overdubs. Fostex X-15 and Tascam 144 multitrack cassette recordings were used as real time accompaniments for Coffee Train, My Town, Monster Magee and Monster Thinks About The Good Days.

Digitally edited by Paul Hamann at Telarc.
Digitally transferred and eq'ed by David Thomas and Paul Hamann at Suma, October 1996.
Front cover photo by Mik Mellen.
Back cover photo by Ellen Zoslov.
Design by John Thompson.

Revision in 2014 consisted of listening through all the original session recordings, 5-6 hours. Some different takes chosen and used. All edits were from scratch.

My Theory of Spontaneous Simultude / Red Tin Bus
(Hild - Maimone - Ravenstine - Thomas - Yellin)
David Thomas vocals
Daved Hild seat cushion
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers
Garo Yellin cello

What Happened To Me
(Thomas)
David Thomas vocals, melodeon
Daved Hild seat cushion, background voice
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers
Garo Yellin cello

Monster Walks The Winter Lake
(Thomas - Hild - Yellin)
David Thomas vocals, 2nd melodeon
Daved Hild melodeon
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers
Garo Yellin cello

Bicycle
(Thomas - Maimone)
David Thomas vocals
Roz Ilett melodeon
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers

Coffee Train
(Thomas-Maimone-Ravenstine)
David Thomas vocals, accordion
Tony Maimone piano, tape
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers

My Town
(Thomas)
David Thomas vocals, melodeon, tape
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers

Monster Magee, King of The Seas
(Thomas)
David Thomas vocals, tape
Tony Maimone bass
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers

Monster Thinks About The Good Days
(Thomas - Maimone)
David Thomas vocals
Tony Maimone bass, tape
Allen Ravenstine EML synthesizers

Release History
Rough Trade Records Rough 90 (UK) Mar 1986 lp.
Twin Tone Records
TTR8667 (US) 1986 lp.
TTRCD8667 (US) 1986 cd.
David Thomas, Monser Box Set, June 1997
Cooking Vinyl Records HR110 (ROW) June 1997.
Tim/Kerr Records 97CD161 (US) July 1997.

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