Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Cranfield and Slade | 12 Sun Songs

Cranfield and Slade
12 Sun Songs
Zurich, Switzerland/Vancouver, Canada: Christoph Keller Editions for JRP|Ringier / Or Gallery, 2009
12 inch coloured vinyl album with gatefold and poster

A dozen cover songs about the sun, including Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles and the Velvet Underground's Who Loves the Sun? Laid out like a 70's concept album, the disk opens with sunrises and ends with sunsets. Cranfield and Slade are made up of visual artist Kathy Slade and artist/musician Brady Cranfield, alongisde Larissa Loyva, Johnny Payne and Chris Harris. Rodney Graham makes a guest appearance and the liner notes are written by poet and critic Peter Culley.

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