THE BLACK ROOM - THE JAMS. (KLF BIOG 011)- Library of Mu
- Library of Mu record:
- Title: THE BLACK ROOM - THE JAMS. (KLF BIOG 011)
- Date: 1990-11-00
- Journal: -
- Author: KLF Communications
- Type of resource: Official
- Status: text
- No. views: 4464
- Description: The story of the 'Black Room' in typical Drummond-esq.
THE BLACK ROOM - THE JAMS. (KLF BIOG 011)
By KLF Communications (1990-11-00, -)
Having left behind the happy land of break beats and silly
samples, The JAMS are heading East up over The Pennine-straddling
They pull up their truck on the hard shoulder. Behind them to the
West they can still make out the sprawling connurbation of
Greater Manchester, and those surrounding Lancashire towns, proud
in their decline. Further West, somewhere beyond where Liverpool
used to be, a dirty sunset sinks into the Irish Sea.
To the East it is already dark. The Yorkshire towns seek safety
in the Pennine valleys. The strings of distant street lamps hold
together communities like dew heavy cobwebs on a school playing
But up here on this unhealing gash across the backbone of
England, the immediate landscape is a desolate moorland, with
none of the grandeur of the Highlands or classic English beauty
of the Lakes.
Three bedraggled sheep huddle for shelter in a ditch. The drizzle
toughens then climbs to a solid rain.
Heavy goods vehicles plough by. Tachographs overloading. A leaded
grime smears the verges. Sodden Silk Cut packets wonder whether
they are biodegrading. A crow flies North.
Through the downpour and diesel roar, Rockman and Kingboy can
feel a regular dull thud. Whether this is the eternal echo of a
Victorian steam driven revolution or the turbo kick of a distant
Northern rave is irrelevant.
Thus inspired, The JAMS climb into the back of their truck and
- Suggested titles:
- It's Grim Up North.
- Tachograph Overload.
- 128 And Rising.
- Jerusalem On The Moors.
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Posted by Guest on 2006-11-05 12:39:35
the moors are alined by the melting ice cap Mu-sic
Posted by Guest on 2008-03-22 02:47:04
Grim up north is strongest klf theme ever made