88 arbitrary configurations

by Bonfire Madigan

88 04:18
Tiger 03:14
Homefullness 03:35
Vigil 05:37
O'Sanity 01:10


La meilleure façon d'apprendre à voler est de se précipiter vers le sol et de le manquer

Bonfire Madigan
The Eighty-Eight EP

88 Arbitrary Configurations
O' Sanity

Madigan Shive - voice/cello/guitar on Vigil
Sheri Ozeki - contrabass
Egg - drums/lap steel guitar on Tiger/guitar on Homefullness
Christine Lehmann - violin
Shelley Doty - guitar on Tiger + Vigil
Biggs - drums on O' Sanity

all songs
(c) 2001, 2002 Madigan Shive (ASCAP)
(p) MoonPuss Music (ASCAP)

except O' Sanity
(c) 1982, 1983 Ono Music

recorded by Biggs a few times with Sweet Pea
mixed by Biggs with Egg & Mads lurking about
Little Echoes, SF Winter 01-02


MoonPuss UniVerse
3128-16th Street, No. 244
San Francisco, CA 94103

If this telephone rings, you may answer it.
Madigan Shive is on the line and would like to talk with you.

They have been placed on a formal basis by modern astronomers, who divide the
sky into eighty-eight constellations with defined boundaries.

Little Echoes / MoonPuss 003

Limited Edition 1000

Merci Beaucoup! Stephane, Hayley, Harper, Stephanie

str8 jacket drawings by Dos
band photo by Melanie Rush
photos of Ruth + Running Pony by Same
packaging and layout by Little Echoes


released December 9, 2017


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Bonfire Madigan San Diego, California

Bonfire Madigan, AKA Madigan Shive, is one of my favorite musicians of all time. She clutches her cello like a life-raft, singing in gorgeous yelps and hums. It doesn’t really matter if you like the kind of music Bonfire Madigan sings, because she does it so soulfully and gracefully, you can’t help but stand there open mouthed, gawking at her vocals and cello.— JS The Mercury Pdx, OR ... more

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