The Courtauld Talks

The Courtauld Talks is a live album by English rock band Killing Joke. This album was different from the group's other releases since it is essentially a spoken-word album.

The Courtauld Talks
Killing Joke - Courtauld Talks-cover
Live album by Killing Joke
Released 1989
Recorded 19 September 1987
Genre Spoken-word
Label Invisible
Killing Joke chronology
Outside the Gate
(1988)
The Courtauld Talks
(1989)
Extremities, Dirt and Various Repressed Emotions
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Content

On 19 September 1987, frontman Jaz Coleman delivered a lecture at London's Courtauld Institute, outlining the thinking behind the band's then-unreleased Outside the Gate album, touching on gematria and the occult. Killing Joke member Geordie Walker (on acoustic guitar) and Jeff Scantlebury (on percussion) provided a minimal musical backing at the event.[1]

Release

The recording of the lecture was originally released as The Courtauld Talks, a double vinyl LP on Joke drummer Martin Atkins' Invisible Records in 1989. In July 1997, a CD version was released.

Track listing

  1. "The Courtauld Talks" – 66:22

Personnel

References

  1. ^ a b Schulte, Tom. "The Courtald Talks – Killing Joke | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 February 2015.

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