Chair Beside a Window

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Chair Beside A Window
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Studio album by
Released1982
GenreFolk, blues, outsider
Length43:24
LabelCorwood Industries
ProducerCorwood Industries
Jandek chronology
Later On
(1981)
Chair Beside A Window
(1982)
Living in a Moon So Blue
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Forced Exposure(favorable)[1]
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

Chair Beside a Window is the fourth album by avant-folk/blues singer-songwriter Jandek, and Corwood Industries' first release of 1982 (No. 742).

It is the first Jandek album to feature a female vocalist, most likely named Nancy (the song is called "Nancy Sings"); in a letter to Irwin Chusid, Nancy is described as playing an "unaggressive drum stint," and the other female vocalist is referred to as "Nancy's sister Pat."[citation needed]

It is also the first album to reprise the song "European Jewel" after its "incomplete" version abruptly ended Jandek's debut album four years prior.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Down in a Mirror"4:33
2."European Jewel"4:34
3."Unconditional Authority"3:49
4."Poor Boy"2:55
5."You Think You Know How to Score"2:30
6."Nancy Sings"2:55
7."No Break"3:16
8."Mostly All from You"3:03
9."Blue Blister"2:24
10."The Times"3:27
11."Love, Love"4:19
12."The First End"4:42
Total length:43:24

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