Danseparc

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Danseparc
Studio album by Martha and the Muffins
Released 1983
Recorded Spring-summer 1982
Genre New wave, dance
Label RCA
Producer Daniel Lanois with Mark Gane & Martha Johnson
Martha and the Muffins chronology
This is the Ice Age
(1981)
Danseparc
(1983)
Mystery Walk
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Danseparc was Martha and the Muffins' fourth album, recorded in 1982 at Grant Avenue Studios in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and released in 1983.

This long out-of-print album was reissued on CD through the band's own Muffin Music imprint in North America with a release date of June 25, 2008. Three additional bonus tracks include the original extended dance version of “Danseparc”, “These Dangerous Machines” and a live version of “Sins Of Children” from MatM’s performance at Ontario Place in 1983 featuring avant-guitarist Michael Brook. On August 4, 2008 Cherry Records rereleased the album in the UK. Bass player Jocelyne Lanois is the sister of producer Daniel Lanois.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Obedience"   Martha Johnson 3:28
2. "World Without Borders"   Mark Gane, Johnson 3:05
3. "Walking into Walls"   Gane, Johnson 2:56
4. "Danseparc (Every Day It's Tomorrow)"   Gane, Johnson 3:18
5. "Sins of Children"   Johnson 5:35
6. "Several Styles of Blonde Girls Dancing"   Gane, Johnson 5:50
7. "Boys in the Bushes"   Gane 4:42
8. "What People Do for Fun"   Johnson 4:00
9. "Whatever Happened to Radio Valve Road?"   Gane, Johnson, Jocelyne Lanois, Nick Kent 2:51

Personnel[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Badgley, Aaron. "Martha and the Muffins: Danseparc" at AllMusic. Retrieved 17 September 2011.