Cuckooland Track Listing

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     Robert Wyatt – Cuckooland                                  Back to Shop

 

All tracks composed by Robert Wyatt; except where indicated.

 

 

TRACK LISTING:

 

“Just a Bit” – 5:09
“Old Europe” (Wyatt, Alfreda Benge) – 4:15
“Tom Hay’s Fox” – 3:33
“Forest” (Wyatt, Alfreda Benge) – 7:55
“Beware” (Karen Mantler) – 5:09
“Cuckoo Madame” (Wyatt, Alfreda Benge) – 5:20
“Raining in My Heart” (Felice and Boudleaux Bryant)– 2:42
“Lullaby for Hamza/Silence” (Wyatt, Alfreda Benge) – 5:00
“Trickle Down” – 6:47
“Insensatez” (Vinicius de Moraes, Antônio Carlos Jobim) – 4:24
“Mister E” (Karen Mantler) – 4:20
“Lullaloop” (Alfreda Benge) – 2:59
“Life Is Sheep” (Karen Mantler) – 4:14
“Foreign Accents” – 3:48
“Brian the Fox” – 5:31
“La Ahada Yalam (No-One Knows) (Nizar Zreik)” – 4:16

 

 

Notes:

 

“Just a Bit” is dedicated to Richard Dawkins.

 

“Old Europe” is about Juliette Greco and Miles Davis.

 

“Lullaby for Hamza” is followed by 30 seconds of silence, to provide in Wyatt’s words, “A suitable place for those with tired ears to pause and resume listening later”.

 

 

Personnel:

 

Robert Wyatt – Percussion, Piano, Trumpet, Cornet, Cymbals, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Karen Mantler – Harmonica, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Phil Manzanera – Vocals
Alfreda Benge – Vocals
Brian Eno – Vocals
David Gilmour – Guitar on “Forest”
Paul Weller – Guitar
Annie Whitehead – Trombone
Gilad Atzmon – Alto, Soprano, and Tenor Saxophones, Clarinet, Flute
Jamie Johnson – Bass Guitar, Vocals
Yaron Stavi – Double Bass
Jennifer Maidman – Acoustic guitar, Accordion