Unpacking My LIbrary EP

by Ed Dowie

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This is the 1st EP from Ed Dowie (Brothers in Sound, The Paper Cinema). It was written in response to the release of the Walter Benjamin essay of the same name by Paravion Press (www.paravionpress.org).

The download comes with a .pdf of the original artwork/design by Will Brady

It also includes .jpg pictures made by myself and Flo Hickson
+ a thank you note from me.


released September 21, 2013

Written & Recorded by Ed Dowie

Artwork/Design by Will Brady



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Ed Dowie London, UK

Ed has been making music since the late 1990s, firstly as one third of Parlophone's Beta Band also-rans, Brothers in Sound, then as solo act Redarthur. After a 5-year hiatus which he spent living in University libraries & music technology labs making strange bleeps, he returned to the music industry to join The Paper Cinema and has recently resurrected a solo career which he thinks is amazing ... more


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Track Name: Satan's Birthday Party
Nature shakes awake
Sadists from the lake
Today would've been the day
The prince's birthday cake

Devils turn away
Faces of distaste
The day is not the same
‘Cos Satan’s gone away
Satan's gone away
Satan's gone a... way
Track Name: May For A Dead Queen
In a car leaving Main Street, you slept in the backseat,
You woke at the Moto; they’d issued her photo,
It’s May for a dead Queen; broken at nineteen carelessly

In time, when it’s over; in mid (to late) October,
You’ll uncover an ardour for Pina Colada
And unfeasibly cold nights,
Watching unending highlights fervently