Khartoum Variations

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Khartoum Variations
Jandek Khartoum-Vari.jpg
Studio album by Jandek
Released January 2006
Recorded 2005
Length 49:48
Label Corwood Industries
Producer Jandek
Jandek chronology
Khartoum Variations
Newcastle Sunday
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Khartoum Variations is the first of six releases in 2006 by singer/songwriter Jandek. Released by Corwood Industries, it is his 44th album overall. The recordings are alternate versions of seven of the eight songs from his previous album, Khartoum.

There has been some speculation on the Jandek discussion group [2] that Khartoum Variations may be the result of an earlier attempt to record the same songs. Since Jandek releases feature limited information other than song titles, copyright dates and Corwood's mailing address, this cannot be confirmed.

In the album's artwork, the artist stands in front of Dublin Castle, as identified by a member of the Jandek discussion list. The photo appears to have been heavily altered, seemingly removing part of the building from the picture, as evidenced by pictures taken from the same angle by the same member.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. You Wanted To Leave – 9:15
  2. Fragmentation – 6:16
  3. I Shot Myself – 6:42
  4. New Dimension – 5:10
  5. Khartoum – 8:14
  6. In A Chair I Stare – 5:27
  7. Move From The Mountain – 8:13

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External links[edit]

  • [1] Corwood Industries homepage