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The Hope Blister

Album UK 1999 on 4AD label
Electronic (Downtempo, Ambient)

A "companion release" to "...Smile's OK". This is a limited edition mail order only CD. Recorded at Protocol London. Additional recording/mixing at Battery, New York. Mastered at Arc, Los Angeles.

PortraitThe Hope Blister , 1997-1999 GB
album by
PortraitLaurence O'Keefe b, voc, *1965 GB
bass, written by
PortraitAudrey Riley vc, str, GB
cello, arranged by, strings, written by
Chris Staley
mastered by, performer, music
PortraitAlex Russell ,
performer, music, recorded by
Daniel Boom
performer, music, mixed by, additional, recorded by, additional
PortraitIvo Watts-Russell key, *1954
performer, music, producer, written by
PortraitJohn Fryer key, *1958 GB
performer, music, mixed by, additional, recorded by, additional, written by
PortraitSue Dench vl,
PortraitChris Tombling vn, GB
PortraitLeo Payne vn,
Sheena Bizarre
voice, chatter
Paul McMenamin design
Matthew Welch photography by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Sweet MedicineThe Hope BlisterIvo Watts-Russell, Laurence O'Keefe7:47
2Friday AfternoonThe Hope BlisterJohn Fryer6:40
3IotaThe Hope BlisterLaurence O'Keefe2:29
4Dagger StringsThe Hope BlisterAudrey Riley, Neil Halstead2:01
5White On WhiteThe Hope BlisterIvo Watts-Russell4:03
6Sweet Medicine 2The Hope BlisterIvo Watts-Russell, Laurence O'Keefe13:40
7Happiness StringsThe Hope BlisterAudrey Riley4:07

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