Saturday, September 09, 2006

Nurse With Wound, Part 2: Lumbs Sister LP

Breaking with tradition here and giving y'all a rare NWW LP. This was part of a 3LP box set along with Sol Invictus and Current 93. The C93 record has been reissued as the Horsey CD, but the NWW tracks are still out of print. Don't know about the Sol Invictus. On the Cerne label, which I think was from Germany.

NWW - Lumbs Sister

Liner notes:

Some of the music from the film by Chris Wallis

Lumbs little sister
was as much willow and twig
as he was oak root
she was as supple
as he was stiff
and could bring the dead back to life
as easily as she could plait her hair
she kept the pieces
of his wooden heart
in the same place
she kept the day and night
each evening she goes to bathe
in the dark green spring
the dust she washes off
becomes the spark
in the eye of the child
the surge in the veins of the lover
the speck of hope
in the eyes of the dying
she dissolves arrives
in the softness of time
and inscribes their history in the ashes of hate
she weaves
the rope that guides the blind
from nothing to something

music S. Stapleton
painting Om
dedicated to Tabatha Raspberry & Grizzle


squeezo said...

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n-rich said...

Did "Lumbs Sister" ever get released? It was a film project by Diana Rogerson, and was mentioned as being almost ready for release back in the early 90s. A bit later, one of the World Serpent crew told me that it only needed another £1k to get it all finished, but after that I heard nothing.

ShardsOfBeauty said...

Sounds like you might know more than me! I do, however, vaguely remember something recent about a screening.