Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain

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Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain
Studio album by Kevin Ayers
Released June 1983
Recorded 1983; Spain
Genre Rock
Label Charly
Producer Julián Ruiz
Kevin Ayers chronology
That's What You Get Babe
(1980)
Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain
(1983)
Deia...Vu
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain is the tenth solo album by Kevin Ayers, a founding member of Soft Machine.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Kevin Ayers; except where indicated

  1. "Madame Butterfly"
  2. "Lay Lady Lay" (Bob Dylan)
  3. "Who’s Still Crazy"
  4. "You Keep Me Hangin' on" (J.J. Cale)
  5. "You Are a Big Girl"
  6. "Steppin' Out" (Ayers, Ollie Halsall)
  7. "My Speeding Heart"
  8. "Howling Man"
  9. "Give a Little Bit"
  10. "Champagne and Valium"

Personnel[edit]

  • Kevin Ayers - guitar, vocals
  • Ollie Halsall - guitar, backing vocals
  • Zanna Gregmar - backing vocals
  • Carlos Garcia Vaso - guitars & keyboards
  • Joaquin Montoya - keyboards
  • Manolo Aguilar - bass
  • Javier de Juan - drums, percussion

References[edit]

  • Original LP sleevenotes