Due to cover
song content, you only pay for shipping and materials.
big idea to do cover tunes on a Casio keyboard. Recorded
by Rusty in two hours in his room. Some worked, some
didn't work: they're all here.
Recording: 13 Nov
1996 by Rusty Spell at Love and Letters Studios in
Hattiesburg, MS. Cover Art, Design, and Photography:
Rusty Spell. Total Running Time: 42:29.
All vocals and
keyboard by Rusty Spell. All songs by the artists
Lyrics * Liner
and cheesy, and will probably make fans of these songs
Lens -- Julia Pietrus's first song off her
first solo album. 1:00.
-- By Lois, but covered more in the tradition of
Small Factory. 2:34.
- I Like To
Eat Food -- The 'nikcuS standard, covered in
a very loving way. 2:22.
- If You've
Got Trouble -- A song by The Beatles that
only appears on Anthology 2. 2:41.
- You Can
Close Your Eyes -- James Taylor covered with
funky 16 beat. 1:50.
- Sugar World
-- By The Magnetic Fields, altered slightly since
they sound like Casios anyway sometimes. 2:20.
Fibers (The Song) -- Another version of this
song originally by Synthetic Fibers. 8:05.
- Peurto Rico
Way -- By The 6ths, another cheery tune.
Whispering -- From Radiohead's first album,
sung here very high. 4:32.
-- By R.E.M. A samba version of an old favorite.
-- By The Mnemonic Devices, and very much like
this song sounded in the preliminary stages, with
just Rusty and a flute. 2:47.
-- From Natalie Merchant's solo debut and her
third single. 1:38.
- Dead Is the
Drunkest You Can Get -- A Rheostatics song
that hadn't actually made it to a real album yet,
even though it's one of the best. 2:23.
- Till My
Head Falls Off -- From They Might Be Giants,
a good closer to this album of covers. 4:02.
Copyright (c) Nov 1996 -
Feb 2005 by Rusty W. Spell and Love and Letters Music