- Summary: Twenty-five years after its original release, this groundbreaking, sample-driven collaboration between Byrne and Eno has been remastered and enlarged with seven bonus tracks.
- Record Label: Nonesuch
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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Nearly a quarter of a century after its initial release, My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts remains a beautifully finished work, despite its complexity: every line and fragment in place, every surface and effect neatly separated out. [#266, p.56]
As an experimental project, it's clever and varied, and a vital chapter in the history of electronic music and sampling. As a pop record, it's tantalising, sensitive and essential; if you don't already own My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts, the reissue's extra tracks make now as good a time as any.
daveyApr 12, 2006Its Good...Its Real Good
DylanJan 6, 2008Everyone from Duran Duran to Blue Man Group and modern electronic music owes this record more than a debt of gratitude.
[Anonymous]Jun 28, 2006who cares what john hiatt thought... boring fart
PeterDNov 24, 2006One of my all time favorites even better with the aditional tracks.
TobyKJun 2, 2006Aside from "Regiment," which is incredibly kick-ass, this album is pretty lame worldbeat faire from the 80s. Which makes sense, because after 1977 Brian Eno became obsessed with musical "atmospheres" and became mind-numbingly boring.… Expand
mgscApr 29, 2006In 1981, I ran into John Hiatt in a bar in Indianapolis. He asked to what I was listening, and I told him that I was very intrigued by Bush of Ghosts. He then launched into a diatribe about how the album represented everything that was wrong with music. I disagreed at the time. In retrospect, he might have been right.… Expand
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