Lydia Lunch & Terry Edwards – Memory And Madness

Uneasy listening by out-spoken wordstress

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“We are going to be talking about my war, the battle of sex as an animal act fucked up by my emotions”:brutal words of female wisdom from Lydia Lunch. This collaboration with British hornman Terry Edwards turns Lunch’s unflinching gaze on the politics of personal relationships. Recorded live at the Fierce Spoken Word festival in Birmingham earlier this year, the radical blend of Lunch’s evocative poetry with Edwards’ sinuous avant-garde jazz makes for shocking, disturbing and delightful listening.

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