Why this scatomological Bonzo Dog Band post? Well, on the occasion of “Music for Life“, a potlatch which our public broadcasters VRT are abandoning a tad too soon – see also http://snaporaz.posterous.com/potlatch-vs-the-prisoners-dilemma
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Can’t believe Stijn wasn’t nominated for the 2011 Mia‘s as funkiest of the year, alongside Brzzvll – though the latter got a well deserved nomination for their and Afreux‘s album artwork! Bit monomanic pop & rock, aren’t they, against the VRT’s mission? As if urban as a category is inimaginable in our de facto multicultural society. Oh well … Here’s two tracks off Stijn’s third “Ten Danz” (Mijn Label 2010) – “WUGDAI” has Andrew “Chi” Claes of Brzzvll on sax and “Weten” Fabergé of Dutch rappers de Jeugd van Tegenwoordig – ànd the 1972 original of a track which Brzzvll often cover live … by Archie Shepp.
A rare instrumental version of the key track (off the Silva Screen site of yore) + a cover version from 1989, on Imaginary … I guess Alex Cox & BBC2 had screened Robin Hardy’s “The wicker man” (1973) a year (or two) earlier, and Britt Ekland’s dance must’ve caught the imagination … For a long time, we thought Trees were behind the soundtrack (and our old LaSalle ran great) … those were the days …