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ALTERNATE DOG MAN STAR DOG MAN STAR A lot has been written about this album over

the years. There have been salacious tales of feuds and splits and dark goings on, rumours and Chinese whispers, gossip and hearsay but sadly, inevitably, predictably the songs and the music of this period have never been able to completely extricate themselves from the miasma of their genesis. If I could choose to be remembered for just one musical document it would be this. All the early promise and ambition of the band matured in this record as we took the initial vision and stretched it, travelling as far away as possible from the parochial, jingoistic cartoon that was forming in British music at the time. The album was conceived as one long love song; a lament for lost love and a fracturing life, a glimpse into the cold, plastic sea of the modern world; cash machines and alienation, pornography and solitude, the scream of the dispossessed, the solitary buzz of nothing. The elements that went into making it have become legendary, the scrambled brains and the fracturing inter-band relationships... it was a dark time, yes, but also strangely wonderful. The hours, days and months I spent writing, writing, writing in self-imposed isolation in Highgate are my prevailing memory. Bernard would send me a cassette of demos in the post and I would set about sabotaging them, twisting them into my scorched vision of the paranoid, frightened world I saw outside my window. Ive never before or since experienced the apogee of ecstasy that I did when I finished The Wild Ones. I knew it was very special even when it was just a few fragments of melody, a scratchy little 4 track demo prosaically titled Ken that would go on to become my favourite single moment in the bands history. The ambition that pushed us on to want to make something truly special was rushing through the recording sessions, which like the debut album, were conducted at Master Rock in Kilburn. The album was going to be a monumental statement; simultaneously meditative and menacing, sad and sexual. Instead of the pop format we were going to use the idiom of the avant-garde; lengthy instrumental sections like in The Asphalt World, a metallic, Eastern-influenced mantra in Introducing The Band, cut-and-paste lyrical imagery, a stream of musical and literary consciousness inspired by anything from Lewis Carroll to Marlon Brando. More at home with studio techniques, we started to experiment in a way that a band playing live at the Camden Falcon every week could never do. Can you imagine songs like Daddys Speeding or Black Or Blue being part of a new bands set? This was an opportunity to take the whole thing somewhere else. The first time I heard the 4 track demo to what became Introducing The Band I couldnt see how it could possibly become a proper song but then realised it could just be the first part of a suite of songs, a component of the whole almost like the first line of a story. And so the holistic vision of the album was born and we went about structuring it as a complete experience with a beginning, a middle and an end; a journey through our ravaged emotional landscapes. We all know what happened next. It was so sad what happened to the band during the albums genesis but maybe something that extreme could only be born from such an unholy catharsis and from that restless white hot energy the band mutated and changed and became a different band but the document remains; twisted, restless, dark and beautiful. Brett Anderson, 14th January 2011 Listening back to all this stuff makes me want to re-write history. If I could do it all again Id do it slightly differently: Introducing The Band We Are The Pigs Heroine The Wild Ones Daddys Speeding My Dark Star Killing Of A Flashboy This Hollywood Life New Generation Living Dead The 2 Of Us Asphalt World Still Life

DOG MAN STAR NUDE 3CD, 10 October 1994 The London Suede: Brett Anderson Singing Bernard Butler Guitars & Things Simon Gilbert Drums Mat Osman Electric Bass Produced by Ed Buller for 140dB Engineered by Ed Buller and Gary Stout Assisted by Tracii Sherman Recorded at Master Rock Studios Phil Overhead percussion Simon Clarke trumpet Roddy Lorimer saxophones, flute Richard Edwards trombone Andrew Cronshaw cimbalom, bawu flute Tessa Niles additional vocals Orchestra Sinfonia of London Arrangements Brian Gascoigne Conducted by Brian Gascoigne Recorded at CTS Studios Children from The Tricycle Theatre Workshop Sleeve concept and art direction Brett Anderson Sleeve design Brian Cannon for microdot Sleeve co-ordination Karen Davies Sleeve photography Joanne Leonard 1971 Additional photography by Jo Spence/Terry Dennett, Karlheinz Poll, David Loehr, Philip Jones Griffiths, Della Grace, Christian Vogt 1971 All songs written by Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler (Universal Music Publishing Ltd/Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd)

INTRODUCING THE BAND 2.37 Dog man star took a suck on a pill And stabbed a cerebellum with a curious quill Europe, America, Winterland Introducing the band Chic thug stuttered through a stereo dream A fifty knuckle shuffle heavy metal machine The tears of suburbia drowned the land Introducing the band So steal me a savage, subservient son Get him shacked up, bloodied-up and sucking on a gun I want the style of a woman, the kiss of a man Introducing the band And as the sci-fi lullaby starts to build See them whipping all the women cracked governments killed Oh let the century die to violent hands Introducing the band

WE ARE THE PIGS 4.20 Well the church bells are calling Police cars on fire And as they call you to the eye of the storm All the people say Stay at home tonight I say we are the pigs, we are the swine We are the stars of the firing line And as the smack cracks at your window You wake up with a gun in your mouth Oh let the nuclear wind blow away my sins And Ill stay at home in my house I say, we are the pigs we are the swine we are the stars of the firing line But deceit cant save you so We will watch them burn

THE WILD ONES 4.50 Theres a song playing on the radio Sky high in the airwaves on the morning show And theres a lifeline slipping as the record plays And as I open the blinds in my mind Im believing that you could stay And oh if you stay Ill chase the rain-blown fields away Well shine like the morning and sin in the sun Oh if you stay Well be the wild ones, running with the dogs today Theres a song playing through another wall All we see and believe is the DJ and debts dissolve And its a shame the plane is leaving on this sunny day Cos on you my tattoo will be bleeding and the name will stain But oh if you stay well ride from disguised suburban graves Well go from the bungalows where the debts still grow each day And oh if you stay Ill chase the rain-blown fields away Well shine like the morning and sin in the sun oh if you stay Well be the wild ones, running with the dogs today Well be the wild ones, running with the dogs today

HEROINE 3.22 She walks in beauty like the night Discarding her clothes in the plastic flowers Pornographic and tragic in black and white My Marilyn, come to my slum for an hour Im aching to see my heroine Im aching, been dying for hours and hours She walks in the beauty of a magazine Complicating the boys in the office towers Rafaella or Della the silent dream My Marilyn come to my slum for an hour Im aching to see my heroine Im aching, been dying for hours and hours been dying for hours and hours She walks in beauty like the night Hypnotising the silence with her powers Armageddon is bedding this picture alright My Marilyn come to my slum for an hour Im 18, I need my heroines Aching, been dying for hours Oh and Im never alone now Now Im with her

DADDYS SPEEDING 5.21 Whiplash caught the silver son Took the film to No. 1 Crashed the car and left us here Broken glass for teenage boys trapped in steel and celluloid Crashed the car and left us here. And daddy burned a million eyes Dared the dogs to criticise He crashed the car and I was born And daddy turned a million heads Took the teenage dream to bed He crashed the car and left us here With dreams of gasoline drying our eyes Green fields of destiny high in the sky But oh can you see him? Oh Daddys speeding Whiplash caught the silver son Killed the sad American Crashed the car and left us here And sorrow turns his eyes to mine Come with me now its your time Lets crash the car and Ill be born And sorrow breaks the silent day Takes the teenage boys away They crash the cars and leave us here With dreams of gasoline drying our eyes Green fields and death machines high in the sky But oh can you see him? Oh, when Daddys speeding

THE POWER 4.31 Through endless Asia, through the fields of Cathay Or enslaved in pebble-dash grave with a kid on the way If youre far over Africa on the wings of youth Or if youre down in some satellite town and theres nothing you can do Just give me, give me, give me the power And Ill make them bleed Give me, give me the power (Although Im just the common breed) You might live in a screen kiss, its a glamorous dream Or belong to a world thats gone, its the English disease But give me, give me the power And Ill make them bleed Give me, give me, give me the power (Although Im just the common breed)

NEW GENERATION 4.37 I wake up every day to find her back again Screaming my name through the astral plane And in this catalogue town she takes me down Down through the platinum spires Down through the telephone wires And we shake it around in the underground And like a new generation rise And like all the boys in all the cities I take the poison, take the pity But she and I, we soon discovered wed take the pills to find each other Oh but when she is calling here in my head Can you hear her calling And what she has said? Oh but when she is calling here in my head Its like a new generation calling Can you hear it call? And Im losing myself, losing myself to you

I wake up every day, to find her back again Breeding disease on her hands and knees While the styles turn and the books still burn Yes its there in the platinum spires Its there in the telephone wires And we spread it around to a techno sound But like a new generation rise Cos like all the boys in all the cities I take the poison, take the pity But she and I, we soon discover Wed take the pills to find each other Oh but when she is calling here in my head Can you hear her calling? And what she has said? Oh but when she is calling here in my head Its like a new generation calling Can you hear it call? And Im losing myself, losing myself to you

THIS HOLLYWOOD LIFE 3.50 She-rocker youre wasting your time Cos youre only a girl She-rocker sacked the factory line for a chance of a dance in a surreal world She said, come rescue, rescue me from this Hollywood life come rescue, rescue me from this Hollywood life She-rocker hear the audience scream for the death of the king But a hand-job is all the butchery brings Cos fame aint as easy as him (how sad) Oh come rescue, rescue me from this Hollywood life come rescue, rescue me from this Hollywood life Come take this Hollywood life BLACK OR BLUE 3.48 THE 2 OF US 5.45 Lying in my bed, I think of you That song goes through my head, the one we both knew In each line lies another line full of sacred sound But youre outside where the companies dream and the money goes round Lying in my bed Watching my mistakes I listen to the band they said that it could be the 2 of us The snow might fall and write the lines on the silent page But youre outside making permanent love to the nuclear age Two silhouettes by the cash machine make a lovers dance Its a tango for the lonely wives of the business class Lying in my bed Watching my mistakes I listen to the band Lying in my bed With nothing much to say so I listen to the man He said that it could be the 2 of us I heard you call from across the city through the stereo sound And so I crawled there sickeningly pretty as the money went round Lying in my head watching my mistakes I listen to the band And the drums beat in my head Pianos chime the sound in this prison of the house And as the illness comes again can you hear me through the rain As I listen to the band? As I sing the silent song Mime each lonely word Please listen to the man he said that it could be the 2 of us Alone but not lonely, you and me, Alone but loaded......... There was a girl who flew the world from a lonely shore Through southern snow to Heathrow to understand the law There was a boy who loved the noise of the underground He left the coast and overdosed on that London sound He said I dont care if youre black or blue me and the stars stay up for you I dont care whos wrong or right and I dont care for the UK tonight so stay, stay And then one day she moved away from those garden walls She left some flowers, he smoked for hours She understood the law I dont care if youre black or blue Me and the stars stay up for you I dont care whos wrong or right And I dont care for the UK tonight So stay, stay, stay, stay.......... ........there was a girl who flew the world

THE ASPHALT WORLD 9.25 I know a girl she walks the asphalt world She comes to me and I supply her with Ecstasy Sometimes we ride in a taxi to the ends of the city Like big stars in the back seat like skeletons ever so pretty I know a girl she walks the asphalt world But where does she go? And what does she do? And how does she feel when shes next to you? And who does she love in time-honoured fur? Is it me or her? I know a girl she walks the asphalt world Shes got a friend, they share mascara I pretend Sometimes they fly from the covers to the winter of the river For these silent stars of the cinema Its in the blood stream, its in the liver I know a girl, she walks the arse felt world But where does she go? And what does she do? And how does she feel when shes next to you? And who does she love in time-honoured fur? Is it me or her? With ice in her blood And a Dove in her head Well how does she feel when shes in your bed? When youre there in her arms And there in her legs Well Ill be in her head Cos thats where I go And thats what I do And thats how it feels when the sex turns cruel Yes both of us need her, this is the asphalt world

STILL LIFE 5.19 This still life is all I ever do There by the window quietly killed for you In the glass house my insect life Crawling the walls under electric lights Ill go into the night, into the night She and I into the night Is this still life all Im good for too? There by the window quietly killed for you And they drive by like insects do They think they dont know me They hired a car for you To go into the night, into the night She and I into the night And this still life is all I ever do There by the window quietly killed for you And this still life is all I ever do But its still, still life

THE B-SIDES (and an A-side) MY DARK STAR 4.24 Originally released as a b-side of Stay Together In a hired car she will come to England from the sea And as the tide flows the London snows will come And from the skyline shines the lies of the governments singular history So in a hired world she will buy a gun And she will come from India with a love in her eyes That say, oh how my dark star will rise In rented gear 2000 years we waited for a man But with a tattooed tit shed die for us all tonight. And she will come from India with a gun at her side Or she will come from Argentina With her cemetery eyes that say Oh, how my dark star will rise ...and she will rise THE LIVING DEAD 2.48 Originally released as a b-side of Stay Together Wheres all the money gone? Im talking to you All up the hole in your arm Is the needle a much better screw? But oh, what will you do alone? Cos I have to go Where is this life of fun that you promised me? Nothing here works but your works and I mean it I have to leave But oh, what will you do alone? Cos I have to go If I was the wife of an acrobat would I look like the living dead, boy? Youre on the wire and cant get back, lets talk about the living dead Could have had a car, could have had it all Could have walked in the sky but we stare at the wall I know where the moneys gone I know what you do Cos Ive seen the hole in your arm and The needles a much better screw But oh, what will you do alone? Cos I have to go

DEMOS SQUIDGY BUN (INTRODUCING THE BAND) [four track demo] 2.34 KEN (THE WILD ONES) [four track demo] 5.37 A MANS SONG (HEROINE) [four track demo] 2.52 BANANA YOUTH (THE POWER) [four track demo] 4.15 THE 2 OF US [four track demo] 6.42

STAY TOGETHER [LONG VERSION] 7.24 Issued as a non-album single Come to my house tonight We can be together in the nuclear sky And we will dance in the poison rain And we can stay a while in Heaven today Lets stay together Lets stay, these days are ours Lets die together? Two hearts under the skyscrapers Theres a time bomb in the high rise Theres a blue suburban dream Will I see you up in paradise Or have you come to catch me? Come to my arms tonight Just you and me together under electric light And she will dance in the poisoned den Just you and me forever by the motorway there Theres a time bomb in the high rise Theres a blue suburban dream Will I see you up in Paradise Or have you come to catch me? Come to my arms Im lost Just you and me together in the year of the horse Single file in the nuclear night And we could feel a little closer As we tumble through the sky Lets stay together, lets stay in this broken down love Lets stay together, two hearts under the skyscrapers KILLING OF A FLASH BOY 4.05 Originally released as a b-side of We Are The Pigs All the white kids shuffle to the heavy metal stutter And go shaking on the scene like killing machines And they know that when shes stacked up top Shell be a sucker for the shotgun show Shaking obscene like killing machines here we go Its the same old show, hes a killer, hes a flash boy oh Hes a killer, hes a flash boy oh Oh if you shake your fake tan thru aerosol land youll know That youll suffer your sex by the caravanettes oh no And that shitter with the pout wont be putting it about no more Or shaking obscene like a killing machine here we go ...oh and Athena loves your body So think of the sea my darling Think of the sea as you murder me, murder me, murder me murder me, murder me...

WHIPSNADE 4.18 Originally released as a b-side of We Are The Pigs We are only young, But we style our future with a cattle gun And we arent idle rich So we smile for tomorrow with a bitch of an itch Cause when the firelight shocks like a cop shop pyre Well sack the politics for premonition and fire And well move like Nureyev that night Coast to coast, side to side Shines the lies of fine enlightened minds Coast to coast We are only young But we style our future in the shadow of guns And we are not idle rich So we smile for tomorrow with a bitch of an itch Cause when the stylised kick of the filmstar whip Cracks down on the millions Cracks the kids on their hips Then well move like Nureyev that night Cos coast to coast, side to side Shines the lies of fine enlightened minds Coast to coast, side to side Feel the steel that shines outside the blinds Coast to coast, side to side Blades engraved with babies names While pylons hide the suicide

MODERN BOYS 4.08 Originally released as a b-side of The Wild Ones Come unto me my winter son We could lie on the rails And when the morning comes Well be miles away Miles away Slipping away while the city sleeps Running away from this cruel disease Miles away, miles away Modern boys, modern boys Hand in hand, sick of the fear Chasing away all the hungry years Were the modern boys Come onto me my sickly thing We could lie on the rails But to really win well just drive away, drive away the world calls my international So let the decades die, let the parties fall And well be miles away, miles away Because well be living like Modern boys, modern boys Hand in hand, sick of the fear Chasing away all the hungry years Into the night, under the stars Jumping the lights in the silent cars Hes on your left, Im on your right Its so easy in the concrete night

THIS WORLD NEEDS A FATHER 3.53 Originally released as a b-side of The Wild Ones Hold on, hes coming... Through the wheels of the star machine Hold on, hes coming... Through the tears of your shit stained dream In an anthem for the world Let him waltz you down the river Let him feel like boy or girl With his sci-fi lullaby Let the light of the bomb shine from him tomorrow Yes this world needs a father for the sorrow So lets have one, for the lovers And one more, for the friends Cos drink, to you, is all I can do As life slips down, down the drain Hold on, hes coming With the screen kissed spine of the past Hold on, its all right, hes coming With the style of the wormwood star Sing an anthem for the world Sing a farewell for the river If you feel like boy or girl Sing a sci-fi lullaby Let the light of the bomb shine from him tomorrow Yes this world needs a father for the sorrow So lets have one more, for the lovers And one more, for the friends For drink to you is all I can do As life goes round, round the pill

ENOS INTRODUCING THE BAND 16.05 Originally released as a b-side of The Wild Ones EXTRA TRACKS LA PUISSANCE (THE POWER) 1.23 Live in Paris, 1994. First issued on the See You In The Next Life compilation THE LIVING DEAD [piano version] 2.47 WE BELIEVE IN SHOWBIZ [previously unreleased] 3.47 It aint that hard to find it, it aint that hard at all It aint to hard to see whats on your wall From Madagascar to Europe they never get known at all It aint too hard to see whats in your balls Cos we believe in showbiz, we believe it all, we believe in showbiz It aint too hard to find it, it aint that too hard at all It aint too hard to see whats on your wall From the Eastern Bloc to suburbia they never get known at all It aint too hard to see whats in your balls Cos we believe in showbiz, we believe it all STILL LIFE [orchestral version] 5.13 THE WILD ONES [original unedited version] 7.16 THE ASPHALT WORLD [original unedited version] 11.27 All songs written by Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler (Universal Music Publishing Ltd/Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd) Project co-ordination Val Jennings, Brett Anderson, Vanessa Sanders Physical package Jools at ED&P Ltd Mastering Chris Potter assisted by Phil Vernolt at Electric Mastering Photos Simon Gilbert, Ray Burmiston Special thanks Bernard Butler, Simon Gilbert, Alan Fisher, Ian Grenfell, Didz Hammond and Dave Akerman DELUXE EDITIONS ON THE EDSEL LABEL: Suede Dog Man Star Coming Up Head Music A New Morning www.suede.co.uk Visit www.demonmusicgroup.co.uk for the Edsel catalogue and the many other fine labels that make up the Demon Music Group.