Dondestan

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Dondestan
Studio album by Robert Wyatt
Released 1991
Recorded February 1991;
Chapel Studios,
South Thoresby,
Lincolnshire
Genre Rock, Progressive rock
Label Rough Trade
Robert Wyatt chronology
Old Rottenhat
(1985)
Dondestan
(1991)
Shleep
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

Dondestan is the sixth studio album by Robert Wyatt. It was released in 1991.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Costa" - 4:39
  2. "The Sight Of The Wind" – 4:58
  3. "Catholic Architecture" – 5:10
  4. "Worship" – 4:50
  5. "Shrinkrap" – 3:52
  6. "CP Jeebies" – 4:04
  7. "Left On Man" – 3:31
  8. "Lisp Service" – 2:10
  9. "N.I.O. (New Information Service)" – 6:35
  10. "Dondestan" – 4:49

Dondestan (Revisited)[edit]

Dondestan (Revisited)
Studio album by Robert Wyatt
Released 1998
Recorded February 1991
Genre Rock, Progressive rock
Robert Wyatt chronology
Shleep
(1997)
Dondestan (Revisited)
(1998)
Cuckooland
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [3]
Pitchfork Media 4.8/10 [4]

In 1998, the album was re-released with a different mix and track ordering under the title Dondestan (Revisited). The new mix was the result of the original recordings going over budget and being released after the final mix was completed in "an exhausted rush".[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "CP Jeebies" – 4:04
  2. "N.I.O. (New Information Order)" – 6:37
  3. "Dondestan" – 5:01
  4. "Sight Of The Wind" – 4:57
  5. "Shrinkrap" – 3:51
  6. "Catholic Architecture" – 5:02
  7. "Worship" – 5:52
  8. "Costa (Memories Of Under-Development)" – 4:09
  9. "Left On Man" – 3:31
  10. "Lisp Service" – 2:13

Composers[edit]

Robert Wyatt - tracks 1, 2, 3, 9

Robert Wyatt (music) and Alfreda Benge (lyrics) - tracks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Hugh Hopper (music) and Robert Wyatt (lyrics) - track 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Dondestan at AllMusic
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ Jurek, Thom. Dondestan at AllMusic
  4. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  5. ^ Wyatt, Robert - Dondestan (Revisited) liner notes

External links[edit]