|This is a completely remixed, resequenced and digitally remastered version of Robert Wyatt's 1991 release, DONDESTAN.
This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files.
Recording information: The Chapel Studios, Lincolnshire, England (1991).
Another gorgeous set of poetically articulated and socio-politically motivated songs sung in Robert Wyatt's inimitable voice. His is a voice that melds beautiful fragility with assertive phrasing and shifts in register. Half of the songs this time feature words written by Wyatt's wife, Alfreda Benge. The music is again written and played by Wyatt himself, continuing an approach first shown off on OLD ROTTENHAT.
This record proves just how well the players on his early classics ROCK BOTTOM and RUTH IS STRANGER THAN RICHARD understood and were able to play as if they were extensions of the composer's own mind. Whether working with an ensemble or building the tracks himself, Robert Wyatt has created a most unique and compelling musical world. DONDESTAN is yet another essential title in his catalog. This version is amended as "Revisited," owing to the fact that it was afforded some additional mixing time (which only subtly changes the sound), and also includes a filmed interview with Wyatt.
DONDESTAN (REVISITED) is an Enhanced CD containing both a full audio program as well as multimedia computer files.