Twentytwenty, Cloudland Blue Quartet

Released 31 December 2020

Credits

For background and individual credits on each piece, see the notes on the individual tracks.

Vocals, guitar, samples, treatments, rhythm beds, environments, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, drum loops, keyboards, synthesiser, SFX, cover (“Accidental Painting”, 13 July 2019) by David Reilly

Drums (1, 5, 12, 15, 23, 27, 28) by John Weitzen

Guitar, synthesiser environments, presence (1, 5, 9, 15, 27, 28) by Stuart Cobley

Keyboards (1, 5, 15, 23, 27, 28) by Paul Reynolds

Bass guitar (1, 5, 15, 23, 27, 28) by Keith Apter

Programming, keyboards, samples, rhythm beds (9, 11, 18, 19) by Edward Spark

Double Bass (10) by Tim Webb

Drums (10) by 444

Drums (16) by Romain Goulon

MC (27) by Scott Renton

Compiled at Crispycat Studios, Edinburgh, UK, 22-29 December 2020

Produced by David Reilly for Crispycat Recordings

Executive Producer, Anne Reilly

Recorded

Crispycat Studio, Edinburgh, UK, January – December 2020

Club Nitty Gritty, Edinburgh, UK, January 2020 (1, 15, 27)

Barntongate Drive, Edinburgh, UK, January 2020 (1, 15, 27)

Moat View, Roslin, UK, January, February, March 2020 (5, 15, 23, 28)

Kittery, Maine, USA, February 2006 (Bass) (10)

Unknown Location, USA, April 2020 (Drums) (10)

Moat View, Roslin, UK, December 2020 (Drums) (12, 28)

France, November 2014 (Drums) (16)

Sources and Recording Dates

1, 15, 27 Kind of Live at Club Nitty Gritty, January 2020 *

5 Capital Models Rehearsal, 9 February 2020 *

13, 23 Capital Models Rehearsal, 10 March 2020 *

2, 8, 20, 26 Satie, May 2020 (26 only available as bonus download)

3, 25 Previously unreleased remixes from 4th May, 2020, May 2020 **

7, 17, 21 May 2020 Acoustic album, May 2020 ***

9, 19 Sparklemusik, June 2020 **** (19 only available as bonus download)

4 Previously unreleased remix from Cage, July 2020

24 Cage, July 2020

6, 22 Beethoven, August 2020

10 Double bass improvisations, August 2020 *****

18 Disquietsongs, October 2020 (only available as bonus download)

11 Disquietsongs, November 2020

14 Disquietmusik IV, November 2020

16 The Crucifixion (1451) (2020 Jazz Edit) [Single], December 2020 ******

12 The Surrender of Barcelona (1934-1937) EP, December 2020

28 Exclusive bonus track only available to downloaders of this compilation, March / December 2020

Notes

* Only previously available to band members

** Tracks included are from the sessions but are previously unreleased

*** Abandoned lockdown project

**** Song based album due to be released as digital 8 CD box set 2021

***** Only previously available as MP3 download for 7 days in August 2020

****** Only previously available on Cloudland Blue Eclectic Selection 2020 Vol 50 Podcast, December 2020

All compositions by David Reilly, except

1 Lou Reed

9 David Reilly / Craig Sutherland

10 Tim Webb / David Reilly

13, 27 Bob Dylan

15 Brian Eno / Hans-Joachim Roedelius / Dieter Moebius

17 David Reilly / Jamie Frain

28 Paul Simon / David Reilly

2020 Crispycat Recordings

© 2020 David Reilly, except

1 © 1970 WEA International

5, 21 © 1999 David Reilly

7 © 2008 David Reilly

9 © 2008 David Reilly / Edward Spark

10 © 2020 David Reilly / Tim Webb

13 © 1964 Warner Bros. Inc.; renewed 1992 by Special Rider Music

15 © 1977 EG Music

17 © 1980 David Reilly / Jamie Frain

27 © 1963 Warner Bros. Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music

28 © 1968 Charing Cross Music Inc / © 2020 David Reilly

Cloudland Blue Quartet
Twentytwenty

Twentytwenty (Crispycat 2008 – 31 December 2020) is a compilation of recordings made during 2020 by Cloudland Blue Quartet, often in collaboration with others or integrating others’ work into the pieces.

Of the 27 tracks on this double CD length album, 18, plus the 15 minute bonus track, are previously unreleased (109:34).

The collection features tracks taken from the 2020 albums “Satie”, “Cage”, “Beethoven”, “Disquietsongs”, “Disquietmusik IV” and the EP “The Surrender of Barcelona (1934-1937)” (64:30)

The previously unreleased recordings include live performances by CBQ with Capital Models from January 2020 covering Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Brian Eno; remixes from the album “4th May, 2020”; rehearsals of Cloudland Blue Quartet songs by CBQ & Capital Models; solo acoustic versions of songs from the Cloudland Blue Quartet albums “Soundingfall” (2009), “Doveloveshawk” (1999) and Capital Models’ “Maskless” (1980); tracks from the forthcoming album “Sparklemusik”; a solo cover of a Bob Dylan song; previously unreleased collaborations with American double bassist, Tim Webb and with unmet drummers; and solo and collaborative pieces previously only available as bonus downloads.

For those who download there is a previously unreleased bonus track “Mrs Robinson and the Surrender of Barcelona”, created especially for this release.