Whose Idea Of Fun Is A Nightmare (Dovetail DOVE 35) 1975 UK *


An indispensable album of brilliant, witty and frequently hilarious poetry from obviously enlightened Englishman. Get a load of these titles: ‘Vegetarian Love Poem’, ‘I’m Dousing Myself With Cosmetics’, ‘Splintered Messiah’, ‘Incident From A Sleeping Head’, and ‘Joy Up And Be Springful’. Forget all those embarrassingly inept attempts at “Christian comedy” – this guy is truly funny as well as a master at manipulating images with words. I believe you could actually play this to an unbeliever without feeling like an idiot. Here is a true poet who can also cut to the quick with some serious jabs and spiritual commentary. Delivered in an endearing British accent with some accompanying sound effects and music by Kevin Peek (acoustic and electric guitar, piano, and moog). At last – a spoken word album that you can listen to over and over again! (Ken Scott – Archivist).



Stewart Henderson - Whose (Bck)



Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo.



Song #Song TitleTime
1-2And I Received A Vision
1-3Way Past My Birth Time
1-4My Garden used To Look Ever So Nice
1-5Mind The Doors
1-6Yours, Not Ours
1-7Vegetarian Love Poem
1-8Splintered Messiah
1-9 She Wrote This Poem, I Just Typed The Words
1-10To Write Of Love
1-11I Die Now
2-1I’m Dousing Myself With Cosmetics
2-2Crack, Rap, Snap
2-3Incident From A Sleeping Head
2-4Hammersmith Dream
2-5Typewriter Poem
2-6Poem For A Big AI
2-7Who Never Gets In The New Year’s Honours List