Show Us Your Nuts
A Cemental Health Records sampler
Cemental Health Records EEG07
A selection by Ian Shuttleworth of the best and the rest
from the first year of Cemental Health Records.
Hence the title, Virginia.
For individual track credits see below
It’s all rather confusing, really...
Digitally remastered November 2004.
Cover: subject obvious, photographer unknown.
This title (P) 1983, 2004 Cemental Health Records.
This album is intended to showcase existing Cemental Health Records
releases, and to give exposure to deserving tracks for which no other
could be found. Most of the latter are less than serious.
of the tracks evolved during recording (only the bassist and vocalist
Cloaks, for instance, actually knew The End). Enjoy it,
for the next releases, and remember where you heard it first.
MUSICIANS on various tracks:
Ian Anderson: guitar • Amédée Argent: lead vocals,
backing vocals • Ken Ashdown: bass guitar • Andrew Benson: bass guitar,
guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals • John Catherwood:
synthesizer • Robert Ehrlich: treated bass guitar, vocals • Murray
diatribe • Stephen Lamont: guitar, vocals • Kieran Lavery: vocals •
Patterson: drums, assorted percussion • Ian Shuttleworth: synthesizer,
bass guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals • Iain Walker: synthesizer,
treatments • Roy Watson: synthesizer, chant • Joann Wilson: critical
• plus several mystery musos.
Ian S.: Matchpoint [re-recording]
© control Anal Memoranda): re-recorded from
In Irish £200 Damages (EEG01). Produced by Ian
Shuttleworth; recorded at Ghetto.
Ian S.: C1(ii) [demo] (4:16)
© control Anal Memoranda): demo of song subsequently released on Chew
Bastille Relevance (EEG02). Produced by Ian
recorded at home (Belfast).
Robert Ehrlich: Futility (5:51) (Ehrlich,
Lewis Oriel, © control P.I.S.S. Artists): part (ii) of the
title track to Radio Tiranë
Produced by Robert Ehrlich; recorded at home (Belfast).
Red Ellipsoid: Cities (4:37) (David
Warner Brothers Music): from Music For
Produced by Stephen Lamont and Ian Shuttleworth; recorded on stage
Roy Watson: And On This Rock (3:53) (Watson,
tape Shuttleworth, © control Anal Memoranda): from The
Twinkie Plea (EEG05). Produced by Roy Watson and Ian
Shuttleworth; recorded at Ghetto.
This “Blue Piano”: Chivalry [demo]
© control): from Exhibit A
Produced by Stephen Lamont; recorded at home (Montréal).
Iain Walker: The Slope Of The Normal (3:00)
© control Mad Arab Music): from Suffocating
Whitby (EEG08). Produced by Iain Walker; recorded
at the Winter Headquarters.
The Problem Of Pain: Hawking At The
Problem Of Pain, dir. Walker, © control Mad Arab Music): otherwise
unavailable at time of original release; now a bonus track on the
edition of Gentlemen Taken And Done For
(EEG10). Produced by Iain Walker; recorded in M1 (percussion
tracks) and at the Winter Headquarters.
Blind Jefferson Attenborough And The Triple
B’s: Multi-Coloured Bulletproof Duck-Billed Platypus Blues
© control): otherwise unavailable. Producer and recording
The Concrete Band: R.B.A.I. School Song (1:55)
German drinking tune, lyricist unknown, arr. Anderson [music]/Lavery
© control): otherwise unavailable. Produced by Ian
and Iain Walker; recorded in N1.
The Alps “Heroes”/Helden [full
(6:15) (Bowie/Eno/Maass, Bewlay Brothers Music/Fleur Music/E.G.
Music): otherwise unavailable (released in edited form on the original
cassette version of this title). Produced by Ian Shuttleworth;
Cloaks: The End (11:19) (The
Music): otherwise unavailable. Produced by Ian Shuttleworth;
Red Ellipsoid: Memories Can’t Wait (3:14)
Byrne, Warner Brothers Music): released on the original cassette
of Music For Blackmail (EEG04),
excised from the CD re-release for reasons of running time.
by Stephen Lamont and Ian Shuttleworth; recorded on stage (Belfast).
This “Blue Piano” with Sabrina: Antwerp (5:50)
© control PRO-Canada): from Exhibit B: The Sabrina Tapes
(EEG06b), special bonus CD with re-release of Exhibit
A. Produced by Stephen Lamont; recorded in
precise location unknown.
Cloaks: Riders On The Storm (5:04) (The
Rondor Music): otherwise unavailable. Produced by Ian
recorded at A&A.