To Sail, to Sail

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To Sail, to Sail
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Studio album by Fred Frith
Released July 2008 (2008-07)
Genre
Length 65:23
Label Tzadik (US)
Producer Fred Frith
Fred Frith chronology
Back to Life
(2008)
To Sail, to Sail
(2008)
Impur II
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
All About Jazz favorable[1]

To Sail, to Sail is a studio album of acoustic guitar solos by English guitarist, composer and improvisor Fred Frith. It is Frith's first album of acoustic guitar solos and crosses musical borders with 16 tracks of classical, blues, folk and free improvisation. Frith dedicates each track to some of the important figures in his musical life, including Champion Jack Dupree, John Cage, Terry Riley, Daevid Allen, Barre Phillips and Davey Graham. The album was released on Tzadik Records' Key Series in 2008.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Because Your Mama Wants You Home" (Frith) – 2:39
  2. "Weather Gauge" (Frith) – 4:23
  3. "Reconstructed" (Frith) – 4:07
  4. "Life on Venus" (Frith) – 4:29
  5. "Mondays" (Frith) – 2:05
  6. "Life-Enhancing Interior" (Frith) – 4:00
  7. "First Light" (Frith) – 4:45
  8. "Scratch Orchestra" (Frith) – 4:16
  9. "The Wrong Door" (Frith) – 5:05
  10. "Circuit Breakers and Fuses" (Frith) – 5:05
  11. "The Slightest Shiver" (Frith) – 2:32
  12. "Sheep's Head, 1963" (Frith) – 5:40
  13. "Life by Another Name" (Frith) – 3:38
  14. "Dog Watch" (Frith) – 6:16
  15. "Hopscotch Horizon" (Frith) – 3:19
  16. "King Dawn" (Frith) – 3:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Fred Frith – Taylor 810 Model steel-string acoustic guitar

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