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1-1 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 5:19
1-2 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 1:56
1-3 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 1:11
1-4 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 5:43
1-5 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 2:38
1-6 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 2:11
1-7 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 2:32
1-8 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 0:57
1-9 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 2:02
1-10 Instrumentals 1974-Vol. 1 0:30
1-11 Instrumentals 1974 Volume 2
Electric Guitar – Larry SaltzmanKeyboards – Glen LomoroPercussion – Bill RuyleTrombone – Peter Zummo
6:33
1-12 Instrumentals 1974 Volume 2 9:57
1-13 Instrumentals 1974 Volume 2 6:45
1-14 Instrumentals 1974 Volume 2 5:18
1-15 Instrumentals 1974 Volume 2 2:36
1-16 Reach One (With Two Fender Rhodes)
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Beth Anderson , Dan Salmon
16:30
2-1 Tower Of Meaning 2:03
2-2 Tower Of Meaning 6:01
2-3 Tower Of Meaning 2:05
2-4 Tower Of Meaning 2:49
2-5 Tower Of Meaning 6:22
2-6 Tower Of Meaning 3:37
2-7 Tower Of Meaning 21:39
2-8 Sketch For The Face Of Helen
Keyboards, Noises [Tone Generator, Tugboat] – Arthur Russell
9:43

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – The Estate Of Arthur Russell
  • Licensed To – Rough Trade Records Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Deluxe
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Audika Records
  • Copyright (c) – Rough Trade Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Echo And Feedback Newsletter Music
  • Published By – Another Audika Music
  • Published By – Rykomusic
  • Recorded At – Franklin Street Arts Center
  • Recorded At – The Kitchen, New York City
  • Recorded At – Experimental Intermedia Foundation
  • Engineered At – Seaside Lounge
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Steven Miglio
  • Bass – Ernie Brooks (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Cello [Electric Cello] – Arthur Russell (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Compilation Producer – Ernie Brooks
  • Compilation Producer, Executive-Producer [Compilation] – Steve Knutson
  • Conductor – Julius Eastman (tracks: 2-1 to 2-7)
  • Drums – Andy Paley (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Electric Guitar – Jon Sholle (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Flute – Rhys Chatham (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Jon Gibson (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Keyboards – Peter Gordon (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Liner Notes – Arthur Russell, Ernie Brooks, Steve Knutson
  • Mastered By – Ray Janos
  • Percussion – David Van Tieghem (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Photography By [Images] – Yuko Nonomura
  • Photography By [Portrait Of Arthur Russell] – Tom Lee
  • Producer, Music By – Arthur Russell
  • Transferred By [Digital Transfer] – Josh Clark
  • Trombone – Garrett List (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)

Notes

On release sticker: "2 CD all instrumental compilation including the long out of print "Instrumentals Vol. 2" and "Tower of Meaning" with over 45 minutes of previously unreleased material."

Tracks 1-1 to 1-10:
Previously unreleased. Recorded April 27th, 1975 at the Kitchen.

Tracks 1-11 to 1-15
Previously released as Arthur Russell - Instrumentals, 1974 - Vol. 2 via Another Side of Les Disques Du Crépuscule (SIDE 8401) in 1984. The rare original pressing's B-side was mastered at the wrong speed, and wrong recording dates/artist credits were given on labels and cover. These are corrected on this issue. Track 1-11 recorded June 23rd, 1977 at Franklin St. Art Center, tracks 1-12 to 1-15 recorded May 10th, 1978 at the Kitchen. Special thanks to Carlota Schoolman.

Track 1-16
Composed 1973. Previously unreleased. Recorded May 7th, 1975 at Experimental Intermedia Foundation.

Track 2-1 to 2-7
Originally released in 1983 in an edition of 320 copies on Chatham Sq (CLS 145). Recorded in February 1981.

Track 2-8
Previously unreleased. Recorded sometime in the early 80s.

All Songs Published by Echo and Feedback Newsletter Music administered by Another Audika (ASCAP) for North America and Rykomusic for the rest of the world.

Digital Transfer by [...] at The Seaside Lounge Lounge, Brooklyn, New York May-June 2005
Mastered by [...] at Sterling Sound, New York August/September 2005

Liner notes:
Arthur Russell, New York 1984
Ernie Brooks, Long Island City, NY November 2005
Steve Knutson, Audika Records, New York November 2005

℗ 2006 Audika Records LLC under exclusive license from the estate of Arthur Russell. Licensed to Rough Trade Records Ltd. in Europe.
© 2006 Rough Trade Records Ltd. Made in the E.U.

2xCD in slim double jewel case housed in a O-case, with 16 pp. booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5050159831029
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI L135
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0459
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, mould): IFPI 0475
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, mirror band): IFPI 04AS
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): deluxe RTRACD310/1 01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): deluxe RTRACD310/2 01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, CD2, mould): MADE IN THE UK
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Label Code: LC-11945

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AU-1005-2 Arthur Russell First Thought Best Thought ‎(2xCD, Comp) Audika AU-1005-2 US 2006
PCD-18781/2 Arthur Russell First Thought Best Thought ‎(2xCD, Comp, RE) P-Vine Records PCD-18781/2 Japan 2014
AU-1005-1 Arthur Russell First Thought Best Thought ‎(3xLP, Comp, Ltd) Audika AU-1005-1 US 2006


Arthur Russell - First Thought Best Thought album mp3
Performer: Arthur Russell
Genre: Electronic / Rock / Classical
Title: First Thought Best Thought
Country: US
Released: 2006
Style: Contemporary, Minimal, Experimental, Avantgarde
MP3 version ZIP size: 1240 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1804 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 293
Other Formats: MIDI VOX WMA XM TTA DMF VOC