sever roots, tree dies

SEVER 300 72

 

 

 

 

 

 

fight for innocence / death and taxes / uncle dale / avoid the invisible / severed / heaven / black and white / cutting off my arm so i don’t have to shake hands / tree dies

 

THYMME JONES
drums, piano, vocals, trumpet
percussion, tapes, samples
opus III, centrifuge & mellotron

 

JEFF LIBERSHER
guitars and upbringing

 

CHRIS BLOCK
basses, piano, vocals, guitar
flute, tapes, samples
aluminum & mellotron

 

Chuck Heston appears courtesy of the local video rental outlet.
Don’t bother suing us, we haven’t got it.

 

produced by
PHIL BONNET
      and
CHEER-ACCIDENT

 

engineered by
PHIL BONNET

 

front cover by
THOMA

 

back cover by
ENZYME

 

recorded
APRIL through JULY 1988
SOLID SOUND STUDIOS
Hoffman Estates, Illinois

 

a COMPLACENCY production

These people need
to be thanked:

 

Brad Schlueter  (more things to hit)
Mark Sorenson  (infant squared)
Scot Ashley  (guitarlend)
Scott Prochaska  (guitarlind)
Dan Burke  (guitarlund)
Ted Dominick  (who else would have a mellotron?)
Chris Lahey  (greenish junk)
Sir Playland  (round metal things)
Bill Martin  (hi Bill)
Georgia Gilbert  (she was a baby at the right time)
Wendell Jones  (fly balls)
Mike Greenlees  (name it)
Jane Bouzek  (she laughed)
Dan Barton  (centrifuge)
Virginia Schwartz  (voice tip)
Jane Jones  (likes to read)
Chuck Radtke  (religious consultation)
Elaine Rangel  (if you look closely)

 

originally released on vinyl 1989  (Complacency)