Freq Revisited

Robert CalvertJanuary 1, 1985
20th/21st Century© 1992 Anagram Records
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Freq is a 1985 album by English singer and musician Robert Calvert.
It was recorded during the time of the UK miners' strike and in between the songs it features snippets of field recordings by Calvert with miners on a picket line, with Calvert displaying his sympathy for their cause.
The lyrics cover various themes, only "All the Machines are Quiet" and "Picket Line" being explicitly concerned with the miners' strike. "Ned Ludd" is a reworking of a track which was originally part of his stage play The Kid from Silicon Gulch; taking its name from Ned Ludd who inspired the luddite movement in 1811, it deals with Calvert's ambivalent attitude to the impact of new technologies on people's lives.
The music saw a movement away from his previous work as a frontman of a rock group towards a minimalist electronic sound.
The tracks "Lord of the Hornets" and "The Greenfly and the Rose" were recorded as demos in preparation for Calvert's Hype album, but they were issued as a single by Flicknife Records in 1980. The band used for this session is a unique combination of former Hawkwind members, except for Gary Cooper who was Calvert's literary agent at the time.

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Songs
1
Ned Ludd4:38
2
Talk 11:30
3
Acid Rain4:54
4
Talk22:34
5
All The Machines Are Quiet5:28
6
Talk 30:45
7
Picket Line3:15
8
Talk 40:50
9
The Cool Courage Of The Bomb Squad Officers5:20
10
Talk 50:56
11
Work Song3:54
12
Lord Of The Hornets3:53
13
The Greenfly And The Rose3:41
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Additional Information

Total length
41:38
Tracks
13
Released
December 4, 2008
Label
© 1992 Anagram Records
File type
MP3
Access type
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