Messages for the Cakekitchen (Reissue)

Ally Records


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Red vinyl edition, limited to 150 copies (140g housed in jacket with color lyric insert and download code).

Reissue of the out-of-print early, seminal Flying Nun release featuring Graeme Jefferies' first solo output after his participation in the legendary New Zealand bands Nocturnal Projections and This Kind of Punishment.

Words and music by Graeme Jefferies except for the lyrics to "Prisoner of a Single Passion,"which were written and sung by Maxine Fleming. Gary Sullivan played drums on "Nothing That's New" and "The Greenkeepers." All other instruments and vocals by Graeme except for the keyboards on "Prisoner of a Single Passion" which were played by Maxine Fleming.

Recorded in Auckland and Christchurch from November 1985 to February 1987 on a TEAC A3340S Four-Track. Mixed in Dunedin by Peter Jefferies and Graeme Jefferies. Engineered by Graeme. Artwork restoration from the original files by Christian Witt in 2020 for the Ally Records reissue. Originally released on Flying Nun Records in 1987.