Woyzeck

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Madness, murder, whores, soldiers and....peas. The Tiger Lillies tell the story of Franz Woyzeck, a lowly soldier stationed in a provincial German town. His wife is cheating, his superior officers consider him less than human and his doctor is performing medical experiments on him. He begins to experience a series of apocalyptic visions while his jealous suspicions grow. Things do not end well. Woyzeck is a stage play written by Georg Büchner in 1836. He left the work incomplete at his death, but it has been variously and posthumously "finished" by a variety of authors, editors and translators. Woyzeck has become one of the most performed and influential plays in the German theatre repertory.

The production of Woyzeck and the Tiger Lilies was performed in Vienna 24 September - 15 October 2011 and this cd features the songs from the show. Recorded with Christian Kolonovits and a 10 piece brass band, the 12 songs follow Woyzecks descent into madness.

Released in 2011

TRACKLIST                                                  

  1. My Last Breath        
  2. In This Fairground  
  3. Sand In The Sea      
  4. An Inch         
  5. Jealousy        
  6. Waltz The Night Away        
  7. Sirens Of Death       
  8. Stab Myself  
  9. Stick To Their Plan  
  10. First Stone    
  11. Bunch Of Whores    
  12. Red Moon

CREDITS

Musicans:                                 

The Tiger Lillies:

Martyn Jacques – Lead Vocals, Accordeon, Guitar

Adrian Huge – Drums, Percussion, Backing-Vocals

Adrian Stout – Double Bass, Singing Saw, Theremin, Backing-Vocals

Christian Kolonovits - Piano, Organ

Brass-Band:

Christof Zellhofer/Trp., Simon Ertl/Trp., Michael Schwaighofer/Trp., Simon Plötzeneder/Trp., Josef Fuchsberger/Trp., Peter Travnik/Trp., Manfred Stimez/Clar., Norbert Amon/Clar., Clemens Hofer/ Trb./ Ten.Horn, Mario Vavti/Trb./Ten.Horn, Stefan Thurner/Trb.,Christian Eisenhut/Trb., Thomas Winalek, Trb., Friedrich Gindlhumer/Tba., Wilfried Plamoser/Perc./Drums, Daniel Neuhauser/Perc./Drums

Produced by:

Christian Kolonovits and The Tiger Lillies

Brass-Arrangements: Christian Kolonovits

Recorded and mixed by Clemens Nowak

at homebase recording studio vienna

Edited by Clemens Nowak

Mastered by Mischa Janisch at Sunshine Mastering, Austria