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An unusual one-off project by three musicians usually known as SLAPP HAPPY.
‘Camera’ was originally written as an opera for television, was recorded in 1991 and first screened in 1993. However it was not released on CD until 2000. All the music was written by ANTHONY MOORE, and all the lyrics written by PETER BLEGVAD. With vocals by DAGMAR KRAUSE, she walks a line that would seem to appeal to both pop and art music listeners. MOORE presents the greatest surprise particularly for those only aware as his work as a solo artist and a member of SLAPP HAPPY. With Camera he demonstrates compositional mastery with and extended for thematic work performed by five singers, the BALANESCU QUARTET. Camera should be of interest to all SLAPP HAPPY fans.
Tracks: Who, how, where, when why? , That Morning, Please Step Quickly In, Your Exemption isn’t Recognised, I Have Given Up Trying To Decide, I’ve Come Into A Country, It’s Been Night In Here for Years, Camera Is Rising, It’s Possible, To Commemorate Your Visit, It’s Painful Beautiful, Well I See You’re Grateful, It Seems So Long Ago, The Office, I Heard Every Word, Exit Mr. Taft, The Light of the World, Now the Prison’s on the Outside, What Was That?, Here in Camera, What Was Camera? A Chimera, Forcast Was Weak, My Exemption Is Withdrawn, I Said Freeze, Melusina Asked For Water, But Taft Is Still at Large, Alright Melusina, Your Sacrifice is Meaningless, Now You Know As Much As I.