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Tender Buttons

by Tender Buttons

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Once, a long time ago, we went to Sweden to record our songs inspired by Gertrude Strin's "Tender Buttons" in a small cabin. The second day our 4-track-recorder broke, so we moved out in the surrounding woods armed with a mini-disc, Tanja's guitar and our collection of small instruments.

The result was a 2x3"-cdr in handmade covers with lino-print, photographs and more which, as these things go, quickly went out of print. A revised re-release was put out by Foxglove Records in 2007. This went out of print too.

Then, years later, we were aproached to do live versions of the songs, so we relearned everything (more or less) and made a third edition of the album for The Cat Box Corp. again, containing the same songs as the Foxglove-release.


released August 1, 2004

Lead vocals & melodica - Marie Helgasjön
Guitar, backing vocals & echo unit - Tanja Helgasjön
Blues harp, tin flute, percisson and backing vocals - Marc Helgasjön

Sung, played & recorded by Tender Buttons in the living room and backyard of Eriks little red house, and out in the surrounding Swedish woods, 5-9 July 2004.

Thanks to Berik, Bitten, Jens, Casper, Mads, DBB and Brad.


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