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Blackboard - Mission Of Burma - Mission Of Burma (CD, Album)


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  1. Mission of Burma Lyrics, Songs, Albums And More at SongMeanings! song lyrics, song meanings, albums, music and more.
  2. It was released in October by record label Ace of Hearts. It is the only full-length studio album the band released during the s – and until , as soon afterward they disbanded due to guitarist Roger Miller's worsening tinnitus.
  3. However, they show that Mission of Burma split up at the height of their powers, with Clint Conley's "Dirt" and "Go Fun, Burn Man" and Peter Prescott's "Blackboard" among their best songs. Special note must also be made of "Dumbells," which sounds like it's about half-written but contains the single coolest guitar sound in the entire Burma oeuvre.
  4. Track A2, a Peter Dayton production was Mission Of Burma's first ever radio tape. Tracks A3-B3 are from the Radio Beat sessions. Nine songs were recorded. Track B5 was recorded at Newbury Sound. It was the first song Peter Prescott wrote for Mission Of Burma.
  5. The first new recordings in 22 years from avant-rock titans Mission Of Burma. A work of staggering complexity, brimming with all the raw power of their 80's releases, while revealing tones, textures, and lyrical themes unimaginable the first time around. One of the most forward-thinking American bands, Burma have been covered by REM, Moby, Blur, and others, and helped shape the sounds of /5(19).
  6. The Horrible Truth About Burma is a collection of live recordings by Boston-based post-punk band Mission of Burma, recorded during their farewell tour. The band had decided to retire because leader Roger Miller's chronic tinnitus had reached a dangerous level; he is seen wearing shooting-range-style protective headphones on stage in a photo accompanying the album's liner notes.
  7. Compilation albums. Forget (Taang!, ) Mission of Burma (Rykodisc, ) Peking Spring (Taang!, ) Let There Be Burma (Emergo/Taang!, ) Accomplished: The Best of Mission of Burma (Rykodisc, ) A Gun to the Head: A Selection from the Ace of Hearts Era (Rykodisc, ).
  8. Mission of Burma chose to fill The Horrible Truth with songs that hadn't previously appeared on an album, which was a fine idea on paper, since the band wanted to preserve tunes that might otherwise be lost to the ages. But while there isn't a bad song to be found, the best original tunes are the ones that had already earned radio exposure in Boston as demos (in particular "Peking Spring" and "Dirt"), and .
  9. Birdsongs opened for Burma at least once, and Burma's drummer PETER PRESCOTT contributed to Birdsongs recordings and performances. When Miller's tinnitus worsened in , the existence of Birdsongs as a quieter alternative was a significant factor in Miller's decision to end Mission of Burma .

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