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Initial Release:
Reformation Post TLC Slogan / Sanctuary LP: SLODV007 ; CD: SLOCD007

12 February 2007 (CD); 5 March 2007 (LP)

Subsequent Releases:

Official Live Recordings:
DVD capture on the american release of Reformation Post TLC from Hiro Ballroom NYC 11.04.07 (Narnack NCK 7044) ...here it is

Group on initial recording:
Mark E Smith – vocals; Rob Barbato – bass; Elena Poulou – keyboards; Orpheo McCord – drums & vocals; Tim Presley – guitar; Dave Spurr – bass;
Additional guitars by Pete Greenway & Gary Bennett

First Played Live:
26th May, 2006; Boulder, USA

Last Played Live:
6th October 2006; New York

Number of known times played:


Like “Over, Over” this track is very much based on the United States of America track Coming Down. Also contains reference to the Beefheart track “Veteran’s Day Poppy” from Trout Mask Replica.

Lyrics are sourced from two poems written during the second world war by the father of long time MES chum Dave Luff. One of the poems deriving from a traditional english folk song