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The Face Of Fire - Ed Askew - Little Eyes (CD, Album)

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  1. Sep 18,  · The second album that I recorded for ESP, Little Eyes, was not released at that time. It has been made available to the public recently, however, by De Stijl Records.
  2. Ed Askew cut one of the best and most obscure LPs in the original ESP-Disk’s vague rock/folk/freak series, issued eponymously and since reissued as Ask The Unicorn, before apparently dropping off the edge of his world. Little Eyes blew even his revered ESP side to ribbons and stands as one of the most magical outsider/freak artefacts to.
  3. A second, similar effort, Little Eyes, was recorded in , but it languished at ESP until it was picked up in by De Stijl. Askew spent the 70s working as a house painter and developed carpel tunnel syndrome; with a music grant, he gratefully added the wrist-friendly harpsichord to his repertoire.
  4. Ask The Unicorn, his debut album for ESP-Disk, has often been compared to the work of labelmates Pearls Before Swine. Askew's equally wonderful second album, Little Eyes, was recorded a few years later but remained unreleased until the De Stijl label pressed a limited edition LP in This year, they finally made it available on CD.
  5. At the end of , De Stijl's vinyl-only reissue of Ed Askew's previously un-issued second album Little Eyes ended up on four staff members' year end top 10 lists. After a long wait, his debut, Ask The Unicorn, is finally available on CD (though here, for whatever reason, the reissue is self-titled).
  6. Jan 28,  · Ed Askew's "Little Eyes" should've launched a career. as Little Eyes languished unissued after Askew put it to tape in up until De Stijl strangulated sounds of "The Face of Fire /
  7. Sep 11,  · The album was unlike anything else at the time but soon disappeared into folk-psych obscurity not helped by the label’s loss of money before folding in The album was never marketed properly and his follow-up Little Eyes stayed in the label vaults until when it saw a limited release. On 16th September Ed will be releasing his.
  8. Rose, an Album by Ed Askew, Joshua Burkett & Steve Gunn. Released 12 July on Okraïna (catalog no. okraïna #4; Vinyl 10").

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