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Marianne Faithfull: "Broken English" Deluxe Re-release

Posted on the 03 November 2012 by Hctf

The classic Marianne Faithfull album Broken English gets the deluxe treatment. Disc 1 has the original album plus the Derek Jarman directed short film of Witches Song, The Ballad of Lucy Jordan and Broken English. Disc two has the original mixes that were supposedly lost back then and her rendition of Sister Morphine, a song she had first released back in 1969 but re-recorded for a special Island 20th Anniversary 7” and 12” release of the album in 1982. A couple of remixes fil out the set.

CD1:

  1. Broken English
  2. Witches Song
  3. Brain Drain
  4. Guilt
  5. The Ballard Of Lucy Jordan
  6. What’s the Hurry?
  7. Working Class Hero
  8. Why D'ya Do it?
  9. Witches Song/ The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan/ Broken English – Short Film
CD2:
  1. Broken English (Original Mix)
  2. Witches Song (Original Mix)
  3. Brain Drain (Original Mix)
  4. Guilt (Original Mix)
  5. The Ballard Of Lucy Jordan (Original Mix)
  6. What’s the Hurry? (Original Mix)
  7. Working Class Hero (Original Mix)
  8. Why D'ya Do it? (Original Mix)
  9. Sister Morphine
  10. Broken English (7" Single)
  11. Broken English (7" Remix version)
  12. Broken English (12" Remix)
  13. Why D'ya Do It? (12" Remix)

The songs of the album are still a vital ingredient of her live show. Watch Broken English from the 2005 CD/DVD set Live in Hollywood:

The deluxe edition of Broken English will be releaesed on January 28th.

» www.mariannefaithfull.org.uk

(Thanks: Triple-B)


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