My guess is that bleddyn had problems writing the final years section,and that is what held the book up for so long, and in the end he simply left it out. By the time the album appeared, graham lee extriffids had replaced. Photographs of nick cave and cohorts, 198120, on librarything librarything is a cataloging and social networking site. Nme originals goth magazine 2005 by siouxsie sioux issuu. Ok, after saying i was going to blog about this book earlier. Beautiful waste and other songs the triffids credits. Collected here for the first time are the fruits of his labour. Vinyl 12 the triffids field of glass 1985, vinyl discogs. The day of the triffids, bleddyn butchers exhaustive biography of the australian band and its lead singer and principal songwriter, david mccomb. Bleddyn butcher, an expert on the homes most famous occupants, instead lashed out at mr barnett, calling him a bully who could hand out abuse, but not take it. He is well known for his photographs of nick cave and dave graney and has taken publicity images and album covers for bands including u2, the triffids and. Discover book depositorys huge selection of bleddyn butcher books online.
But theres a telling moment butcher documents in the recording of the album calenture, the bands first with a major label, when the original failed producer. Butcher has a lovely way with words, but sometimes gets caught up in them. New triffids biography by bleddyn butcher black cat bone. He set about trying to catch their lightning in his nikon f2as. There are more musical and cultural references in the latest dave graney album than a shelffull of fourth year undergraduate sociology theses. Mr waldron runs the save the cliffe website with another friend of the band, rock photographer bleddyn butcher, who is writing a biography of mccomb, and former triffids guitarist graham lee. Bleddyn butcher was born in london and came to australia when he was six. I have already ordered the book, so i might get an answer pretty soon although it may take more than one day to. Bleddyn butcher was the triffids official lensman and a close friend of mccombs.
The day of the triffids is finally available online from butcher s own treadwater press. When bleddyn butcher first saw the birthday party play, back in 1981. A little history bleddyn butcher 9781760110680 allen. Australian melodrama the triffids credits allmusic. Or a derivation of the welsh bleddyn which is from the word blaidd meaning hero blair scottish meaning place and family name blake it is from the old english for the word black and from the old english for the word white. Find album credit information for beautiful waste and other songs the triffids on allmusic. Find album credit information for australian melodrama the triffids on allmusic. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from bleddyn butcher at the discogs marketplace. Also seems to have lost the the long dark night of david mccomb subtitle and the website goes to some pains to explain that the book does not cover the post triffids era. Bleddyn butcher was born in england and scathed in western australia. In 1980 he returned to london where he first heard the birthday party and met nick cave. When bleddyn butcher first saw the birthday party play, back in 1981, he was astonished. A selftrained photographer, butcher was on the staff of new musical express throughout the eighties, his interests in the music industry and friendships with fellow expatriate musicians providing the impetus for much of his work.142 243 1382 560 1006 168 1559 1554 586 1078 764 611 31 97 527 1164 971 1480 343 189 1222 783 35 254 1619 599 871 1389 978 841 869 322 605 1315 1355 290 817 723 1112 1386 840 1179 323 1491 12 914 381 100 29