The Jazz Butcher
The Jazz Butcher Releases Bath Of Bacon
Details

Release Type: album
Media: LP;CD
Released: 1983-03-01
Label: Glass Records
Recorded: 1982-08/1982-09
Studio: Starforce Studio, Clapham
A-Groove: bad chromosomes
B-Groove: this record belongs to....sound clinic
Catalogue: GLALP002;GLACD002
A-Side
1. Jazz Butcher Theme
2. Partytime
3. Bigfoot Motel
4. Sex Engine
5. Chinatown
B-Side
1. Zombie Love
2. Grey Flannelette
3. La Mer
4. Poisoned By Food
5. Love Kittens
6. Bath Of Bacon
7. Girls Who Keep Goldfish

Credits
Martin. K. Daley - engineer
Pat Fish - producer
Lionel Brando - producer
Mitch Jenkins - photograpy
Mr. B - photograpy
Pat Fish - Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Xylophone, Flute, Organ
Max Eider - Guitar
Louis Leroi - Saxophone
Lionel Brando - Drums
Rolo McGinty - Bass on Grey Flannelette
Ian Sturgess - Fretless Bass on Gloop Jiving - Fretless Bass on Partytime
Martin. K. Daley - Thin Bass on Zombie Love - Guitar on Bath Of Bacon
John Silver - Mad Guitar on Jazz Butcher Theme
Alice Thompson - Vocals on La Mer
The Undead - Vocals on Zombie Love
The Sausage People - Vocals on Poisoned By Food
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Credit: David Whittemore 2004-05-12 (Wednesday, 12th of May 2004 - 20 years 21 days ago)

Thanks
This record is dedicated to Lou and Rachel, Dave, Julia, Gill, Wilfred, Anti, Stuart, Sandra, Hugh and Mo Tucker
Liner Notes
Here it is at last! The hep young sound of todays beat élite, direct from the soul kitchen and served, still blazing, to your table! The release of this, the Jazz Butchers first long play recording, comes after months of rumour and report of a hot new act with a cool new sound that leaves the others way way behind. Now you too can hear for yourself the new groove that has set the bohemian set alight - in your own home! Words alone cannot do justice to the cordon-bleu treats of the Butcher Beat - so roll back the carpet and swoop and dive with the fab Butcher Man!

A Personal Message From The Jazz Butcher: Well, it's sometime early in the big work ethic on a Friday morning and I'm hours away from the big bastard! Looks like there's precious little time for me to chuck out that work ethic this weekend. I've got to be a damned sight sterner than usual in the old quality control with the discipline that M.P.s pay high prices & favour for in those suburban bedrooms, if I'm to make it past the large sheet of paper with NO MORE MONEY writ large upon it. Bus? Train? - decisions, decisions! Do we re-do the glockenspiels or echo the little so and soes out of all recognition - a sound you never heard before? Which is The Voice to tell you about Partytime ? And will Zombie Love ever sound as good as The Zombies? We're a long way from the truth yet poppets. This is my first record all by myself. It's been a pleasure, which is good because that's what they should be isn't it? It's been a worry to - still is - and loads more besides.... I'll let you know how we get on.

The Butcher Says..
The one nobody ever talks about, even though a surprising number of you seem to have it. Recorded for just £300 (Kevin Shields please take note...), it's really just the sound of a few mates failing to take seriously the fact they they've got an l.p. to make. Gloop Jiving and the unfinished Sex Engine make me squirm a fair bit, but Zombie Love , Girls Who Keep Goldfish , and Partytime have all been good friends.

It seems VERY early eighties now, but you must remember that there was a LOT of crap for us to clear out of the way in those days.;;Pat Letter: 1993-08-30;;/letters/93Aug30/albums.html#bath;;1993-08-30

Reviews

Mercury And Herald Jazz Butcher set for a debut (Northampton, UK), Sun, Sep 5th 1982