The Fall of Jack O'Lantern

from by David Nigel Lloyd

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This audiophile recording recorded in Southern California and South Wales features a host of stellar guest musicians. A third of its songs are about rivers, a third are about kings and the remaining third are curses of one sort or another.

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Featuring a woodwind fanfare, two choruses and two burdens, this song shifts from 4/4 through 5/4 to 6/4. It chronicles King Jack's thwarted procession to the day between the worlds. He curses his destroyer,
the Demiurge of light and reason. Jack promises to rise from nothing, to redeem the darkness and to affirm the sustenance of the unknown.


from Rivers, Kings and Curses, released May 27, 2008
Jill Egland: accordion, BG vocals.
Jeff Basile Pekarek: upright bass,
Dave Ogden: Irish flute.
Ursula Lloyd: penny whistle, BF vocals.
Dave Soyars, Kip and Mary Tulin, Rafael Gonzalez, gita Lloyd: BG vocals
DNL: guitar and vocal.



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David Nigel Lloyd Yreka, California

David Nigel Lloyd emerged from LA’s new wave scene with the acoustic Dark Ages in 1984. An Age of Fable added traditional songs to the DNL mix in 1987. Death in Los Fumos [1996] blended song poetry, skits and found sound while How Like Ghosts Are We [1998] returned to traditional music. Rivers, Kings and Curses featured blues legend Nat Dove and the Incredible String Band’s Robin Williamson. ... more

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