The track order on Dream of Life is changed to "People Have the Power," "Up There Down There," "Paths That Cross," "Dream of Life," "Where Duty Calls," Going Under," "Looking for You (I Was)," and "The Jackson Song" (followed by 2 bonus tracks).
This set is numbered. The set also includes a 6th disc (promo sampler): Selected Songs with "Gloria," "Redondo Beach," "Ask the Angels," "Because the Night," "Babelogue/Rock 'N' Roll Nigger," "Dancing Barefoot," "People Have the Power," "Paths That Cross," "Gone Again," and "Summer Cannibals."
The packaging is a mostly unembellished charcoal-gray box. The art direction is excellent, including a new version of the Radio Ethiopia cover photo, interesting lines in patti's handwriting on the discs themselves, and various other details. Cover photo for Selected Songs is by Annie Leibovitz.
(Arista Records 07822-18933-2 -- US)
Patti also wrote the lyrics for "Sleepless" on Derringer's If I Weren't So Romantic I'd Shoot You LP.
Patti has also co-written other songs for BOC,
-- "Debbie Denise" on this same LP
-- "Baby Ice Dog" on Tyranny & Mutation (Columbia Records KC32017)(1973) -- credited to A Bouchard-E Bloom-P Smith
-- "Career of Evil" on Secret Treaties (Columbia Records KC32858) (1974) -- credited to A. Bouchard-P Smith
Lastly, in the early or mid '80s, BOC made a song out of "Fire of Unknown Origin" (might have even been the title track of one of their albums).
when you move thru the forest
you will find me nothing
but a willow that bends
don't touch these limbs
if you should move thru the
forest see that
Patti Smith 28.2.1995
Track listing and details on this press release.
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