Slope (2013 Deluxe Triple CD Edition)

by Steve Jansen

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about

A deluxe version of the 2007 release of 'Slope'. A triple CD release which includes 4 remixes, a live soundtrack from the DVD titled 'The Occurrence Of Slope' (a one-off show performed in Tokyo on 29th February 2008) and 8 tracks of music written for various film projects titled 'Sound For Film'.

credits

released February 27, 2018

produced, arranged, engineered and mixed by steve jansen at ‘the nest’, uk and samashisound studios, usa
all computer programming by steve jansen
tim elsenburg vocal, theo travis wind instruments and steve jansen piano recorded by steve
d’agostino at the vestry, london, uk
nina kinert vocal recorded by love
olzon in stockholm, sweden
anja garbarek vocal recorded by john
mallison in oslo, norway
thomas feiner vocal, mandolin and samples recorded by thomas feiner at straysound studio, sweden
david sylvian vocal and guitar recorded by david sylvian at samadhisound studios, usa
joan wasser vocal and violin recorded by bryce goggin at trout recording, brooklyn, usa
tim elsenburg guitar and fender rhodes recorded
by tim elsenburg at ‘blue sky falls’, london, uk bratislava movie orchestra recorded by ján
machut & ladislav krajãoviã at slovak radio bratislava studio 5, bratislava, slovakia
orchestra contracted by pavel ãíïek
alberto tafuri piano recorded by alberto
tafuri at residence in milan, italy
steve jansen recorded all other instruments
and samples at ‘the nest’, london uk
mastered by tony cousins at metropolis studios, london uk
tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 11 published by copyright control, track 3 published by copyright control / copyright control, track 5 published by copyright control / straysound, tracks 7, 9 & 12 published by copyright control / opium (arts) ltd
my personal thanks to:
david sylvian, anja, joan, nina, thomas and tim for taking part. keith lowe for his stolen conversation. alberto tafuri for a clean piano in a tousled room. steve d’agostino for having the keys. richard chadwick & adrian molloy (opium) sari hayashiguchi (epiphanyworks), matthew davidson (motu), simon stock (musictrack)
slope remixes
13/ deadman’s ballad
a remix by steve jansen out of ‘the nest’, london, uk.
14/ pieces cancelled
a remix by steve jansen out of ‘the nest’, london, uk.
15/ colloquium terminat
remixed by sweet billy pilgrim out of ‘blue sky falls’ london, uk.
16/ sow the salt alternative version an alternative mix by steve jansen out of ‘the nest’, london, uk (2013)

license

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Track Name: Sleepyard
take them to the sleepyard
there are no returns, no exceptions
lay them in the sleepyard
sell a little payment protection

ease the apparatus
isolate a part that's defective
send them to the sleepyard
statutory rights aren't affected

you wanna join in
it's nothing less than you deserve
you've had enough now
you're gonna get what you deserve

wake up in the sleepyard
everybody knows what i'm after
everybody's watching
everybody's helpless with laughter

don't lie down - how am i going to follow?
(cant get away, got to get away)
don't lie down - how am i going to follow?

take me to the sleepyard
brush away the dirt from the blankets
find me in the sleepyard
somewhere underneath this atlantis

you wanna join in
it's nothing less than you deserve
you've had enough now
you're gonna get what you deserve

take them to the sleepyard
Track Name: Cancelled Pieces
i´m just a single unit
no stereo

no different though
the mix has changed

i have cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me 
whole

now there`s no room
to turn aroud

he wanted hands
that could do the job
with some finesse

thickly covered in frost
i juggle the wolves
and keep out of sight

i don`t want to spoil their
dreams....

and i won`t call their name
when they leave....

i used to be
so beautifully printed

original text
on every page

but i cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me.....
Track Name: Sow The Salt
have me follow
in your lead

have me follow
have me sow the salt

for you
for you
for you, i'll sow the salt

through the gardens
i will dig
for you

have the ocean
come and soak
them through

for you
for you
for you, i'll salt the soil
Track Name: Playground Martyrs
you'll run to the gate
but you'll be marked late
it’s for your own good, it’s for your own good

you’re likely to make
the grandest mistakes
you suffer alone in the skin and the bone

let’s sharpen those
new sets of arrows
for the next generation of playground martyrs
and join in the game
of intolerable shame
‘cos everyone shares in the sins of their fathers

school bell rings
single-file in
trade you my unhappily-ever afters
so bring out those things
to hammer the wings
of the next generation of playground martyrs
Track Name: Ballad Of A Deadman
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
there are places in the damp northwest where
the bodies lie down head to feet
there were loses in the california sunshine
tell you stories that you can’t repeat
 
in the winter when the valleys flooded
those were towns where the rooms were cheap
the summer dirt lines the corners of your pockets
i’m still buried there ten feet deep
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this stone on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
we travel on the back roads lightly
through carson city and the hills beyond
me and joan on the sacramento
me and joan this is where we’re from
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this curse on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
oh honey wears the colours of the springtime
the pale green of an organdy dress
her shadow grows in the california sunshine
but nothing else in the south, southwest.
Track Name: Playground Martyrs (Reprise)
you'll run to the gate
but you'll be marked late
it’s for your own good, it’s for your own good

you’re likely to make
the grandest mistakes
you suffer alone in the skin and the bone

let’s sharpen those
new sets of arrows
for the next generation of playground martyrs
and join in the game
of intolerable shame
‘cos everyone shares in the sins of their fathers

school bell rings
single-file in
trade you my unhappily-ever afters
so bring out those things
to hammer the wings
of the next generation of playground martyrs
Track Name: Deadman's Ballad
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
there are places in the damp northwest where
the bodies lie down head to feet
there were loses in the california sunshine
tell you stories that you can’t repeat
 
in the winter when the valleys flooded
those were towns where the rooms were cheap
the summer dirt lines the corners of your pockets
i’m still buried there ten feet deep
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this stone on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
we travel on the back roads lightly
through carson city and the hills beyond
me and joan on the sacramento
me and joan this is where we’re from
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this curse on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
oh honey wears the colours of the springtime
the pale green of an organdy dress
her shadow grows in the california sunshine
but nothing else in the south, southwest.
Track Name: Pieces Cancelled
i´m just a single unit
no stereo

no different though
the mix has changed

i have cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me 
whole

now there`s no room
to turn aroud

he wanted hands
that could do the job
with some finesse

thickly covered in frost
i juggle the wolves
and keep out of sight

i don`t want to spoil their
dreams....

and i won`t call their name
when they leave....

i used to be
so beautifully printed

original text
on every page

but i cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me.....
Track Name: Sow The Salt (Alternative Version)
have me follow
in your lead

have me follow
have me sow the salt

for you
for you
for you, i'll sow the salt

through the gardens
i will dig
for you

have the ocean
come and soak
them through

for you
for you
for you, i'll salt the soil
Track Name: Sleepyard (Live)
take them to the sleepyard
there are no returns, no exceptions
lay them in the sleepyard
sell a little payment protection

ease the apparatus
isolate a part that's defective
send them to the sleepyard
statutory rights aren't affected

you wanna join in
it's nothing less than you deserve
you've had enough now
you're gonna get what you deserve

wake up in the sleepyard
everybody knows what i'm after
everybody's watching
everybody's helpless with laughter

don't lie down - how am i going to follow?
(cant get away, got to get away)
don't lie down - how am i going to follow?

take me to the sleepyard
brush away the dirt from the blankets
find me in the sleepyard
somewhere underneath this atlantis

you wanna join in
it's nothing less than you deserve
you've had enough now
you're gonna get what you deserve

take them to the sleepyard
Track Name: Cancelled Pieces (Live)
i´m just a single unit
no stereo

no different though
the mix has changed

i have cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me 
whole

now there`s no room
to turn aroud

he wanted hands
that could do the job
with some finesse

thickly covered in frost
i juggle the wolves
and keep out of sight

i don`t want to spoil their
dreams....

and i won`t call their name
when they leave....

i used to be
so beautifully printed

original text
on every page

but i cancelled
all the pieces
that were meant to make me.....
Track Name: Sow The Salt (Live)
have me follow
in your lead

have me follow
have me sow the salt

for you
for you
for you, i'll sow the salt

through the gardens
i will dig
for you

have the ocean
come and soak
them through

for you
for you
for you, i'll salt the soil
Track Name: Gap Of Cloud/Playground Martyrs/A Way Of Disappearing
you'll run to the gate
but you'll be marked late
it’s for your own good, it’s for your own good

you’re likely to make
the grandest mistakes
you suffer alone in the skin and the bone

let’s sharpen those
new sets of arrows
for the next generation of playground martyrs
and join in the game
of intolerable shame
‘cos everyone shares in the sins of their fathers

school bell rings
single-file in
trade you my unhappily-ever afters
so bring out those things
to hammer the wings
of the next generation of playground martyrs
Track Name: Ballad Of A Deadman (Live)
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
there are places in the damp northwest where
the bodies lie down head to feet
there were loses in the california sunshine
tell you stories that you can’t repeat
 
in the winter when the valleys flooded
those were towns where the rooms were cheap
the summer dirt lines the corners of your pockets
i’m still buried there ten feet deep
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this stone on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
we travel on the back roads lightly
through carson city and the hills beyond
me and joan on the sacramento
me and joan this is where we’re from
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
papa don’t place this curse on me
heaven knows i can’t use it
papa don’t place this curse on me
mama there’s no future in it.
 
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby bake me something sweet
oh honey take me out i’m a dead man
oh baby give me bread to eat
 
oh honey wears the colours of the springtime
the pale green of an organdy dress
her shadow grows in the california sunshine
but nothing else in the south, southwest.
Track Name: Live Moves On/Playground Martyrs Reprise (Live)
you'll run to the gate
but you'll be marked late
it’s for your own good, it’s for your own good

you’re likely to make
the grandest mistakes
you suffer alone in the skin and the bone

let’s sharpen those
new sets of arrows
for the next generation of playground martyrs
and join in the game
of intolerable shame
‘cos everyone shares in the sins of their fathers

school bell rings
single-file in
trade you my unhappily-ever afters
so bring out those things
to hammer the wings
of the next generation of playground martyrs

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