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The Hope Blister
...Smile's OK

Album UK 1998 on 4AD label
Electronic and Rock (Downtempo, Shoegaze)

Recorded at Protocol, London. Assisted by Mike and Steve. Mixed at Battery, New York. CD Made in England

PortraitThe Hope Blister , 1997-1999 GB
album by
PortraitLaurence O'Keefe b, voc, *1965 GB
backing vocals, bass
PortraitLouise Rutkowski voc, bvoc, GB
backing vocals, vocals
PortraitAudrey Riley vc, str, GB
cello, arranged by, strings
Chris Staley
compiled by
PortraitIvo Watts-Russell key, *1954
compiled by, producer
PortraitRichard Thomas dr, sax, GB
saxophone, drums
PortraitSue Dench vl,
PortraitChris Tombling vn, GB
PortraitLeo Payne vn,
Sheena Bizarre
voice, chatter
Astrid Williamson backing vocals
Dmitri Williams backing vocals
Paul McMenamin design
John Fryer mixed by
Daniel Boom mixed by, assistant
George photography
Alex Russell recorded by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1DaggerThe Hope BlisterNeil Halstead5:54
2Only HumanThe Hope BlisterHeidi Berry4:00
3The Outer SkinThe Hope BlisterChris Knox5:44
4Sweet UnknownThe Hope BlisterAlison Shaw, Jim Shaw4:18
5Let The Happiness InThe Hope BlisterDavid Sylvian6:07
6Is Jesus Your PalThe Hope BlisterBirgir Thorarinsson, Dagur Kári Pétursson, Daníel Ágúst, Hafdis Huld, Magnus Gudmundsson, Magnús Jónsson6:24
7Spider And IThe Hope BlisterBrian Eno5:04
8 Hanky Panky NohowThe Hope BlisterJohn Cale4:41

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