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Place Settings

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Sheila's next to Andrew and Andrew's opposite Marge
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Avoiding social disaster is clearly uppermost in the mind of Jeremy Nicholas’s dinner party hostess in Place Settings, a song that is also striking for the strain it imposes on the singer’s memory. It is among the hundred and fifty-odd songs Nicholas has written for the BBC’s Radio 4 programme ‘Stop the Week’, every one of them an astonishing example of speed-writing, written and composed from scratch between Thursday evening and Friday lunch-time.

from notes by Roger Vignoles © 1988

Recordings

Blah blah blah and other trifles …
CDH55422

Details

Track 4 on CDH55422 [2'37]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55422 track 4

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-89-28904
Duration
2'37
Recording date
17 June 1988
Recording venue
Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Blah blah blah and other trifles … (CDA66289)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: April 1989
    Deletion date: March 2010
    Superseded by CDH55422
  2. Blah blah blah and other trifles … (CDH55422)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: February 2012
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