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plays for change

by Bonfire Madigan

Slip 03:30
First Time 03:23
Scraps 05:02
Inch x Inch 04:02
No More War 06:44


Bonfire Madigan Plays for Change.

1. Begin At The Beginning ++
2. Backseat Buoy ++
3. Slip +
4. First Time +
5. Onion Thin (Cello) Skin +
6. Scraps *
7. Mad Skywriting *
8. Inch x Inch ~
9. No More War ~

Live recordings include:
* May 29, 2002 at La Guinguette Pirate in Paris, France,
+ November 15, 2002 at University of Oregon in Eugene, OR,
++ November 16, 2002 at Meow Meow in Portland, OR,
~ March 23, 2003 at TT's the Bear in Boston, MA
[the day after bush began bombing]

Featuring musicians:
Madigan Shive
- voice, cello
Jonathan Hughes
- drums, guitar
Christine Lehmann
– violin

Complied by Biggs at Little Echoes, San Francisco May 2003.
All songs (c) Madigan Shive, Moonpuss Music (ASCAP)
~ Except "No More War," (Tuff Gong Music, ASCAP),
with words interpreted from Haile Selassie’s speech in California 1968.
cover image by Eric Drooker www.drooker.com


released May 28, 2003


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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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