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                  Chalkhills, Number 69

                 Monday, 27 November 1989
Today's Topics:
                   Re: Curt and Roland
                    Re: Chalkhills #68
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Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1989 17:31:35 PST
From: John M. Relph <chalkhills-request@chalkhills.org>
Subject: Re: Curt and Roland

The AI Enforcer <pja@cis.ohio-state.edu> asks:

>I noticed on the credits for _Big Express_ that thanks are given to "Curt and
>Roland".  Is this Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal from Tears for Fears?  If so,
>what did they have to do with the album, anything?  Or are they all just
>buddies?

Long ago (Wed, 26 Apr 89 23:19:06 EDT) and far far away Jon Drukman
(jsd@umass.bitnet) had this to say:

    They do the train noises with their breath at the beginning of "Train
    Running Low On Soul Coal" and I think general synth support at various
    places.  BTW, does anybody happen to think that that train impersonation
    is the best simulation of a railway train ever created?  I do, and it
    sounds a damn sight better than if they had just dubbed a train effect
    onto the tape, too.  (The guitar as whistle really blows me away.)

I agree.

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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 89 09:52:59 EST
From: Jon Drukman <jsd@gaffa.mit.edu>
Subject: Re: Chalkhills #68

I didn't realize that The Loving single was in short supply.  I've
had
the CD-3 for a week or two now, and I agree with John Relph about
"The World IS Full Of Angry Young Men."  It's a good song, by far
the best thing to b e done by Colin Moulding since The Big Express.

If you still ned a copy, Main Street Records in Northampton had
a bunch last time I looked...

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|  |   |\       | jsd@gaffa.mit.edu | "To serve God, you gotta be stupid and  |
| \|on |/rukman | jsd@umass.bitnet  |  freakish and poor."  -- ??             |
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	[ Yeah, thanks for picking that up for me, Jon.
	  The check's in the mail.	-- John ]

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