MAN IN THE STREET * DON DRUMMOND * ISLAND 208 * UK
Something that has always attracted me to many of these records is their distinct lack of information on the label, added to which the many seemingly incomplete and strange titles. This situation was compounded by there being no other information available in print or elsewhere, rendering many of these records complete enigmas. This enigma, like the surrealist imagery of the inter-war years, left me open to the exploration of the hidden meaning of things; the titles never seem to refer to a supernatural world of ideas, but they work around a simple mystery: common language use, which when observed from a different angle, can become the source of the enigma.
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