Fragile - Meta Media Demo Series

Release info:

Produced by: Dave Davies
Release date: 22 Jan, 2001
Record label & catalog #: Meta Media MM04
Country: USA
Format: CD
Release type: Dave Davies solo release

Tracks:

1. Astral Nightmare   demo, stereo mix, recorded 1995 at Dave's demo studio, North London
2. Violet Dreams   demo, stereo mix, recorded Sep 1977 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
3. I'm Sorry   demo, stereo mix, recorded 1995 at Dave's demo studio, North London
4. Give Something Back   demo, stereo mix, recorded Oct 1987 at Dave's demo studio, Maida Vale, London
5. Hope   demo, stereo mix, recorded Oct 1987 at Dave's demo studio, Maida Vale, London
6. Bright Lights   demo, stereo mix, recorded Jul 1987 at Dave's demo studio, Maida Vale, London
7. Look Through Any Doorway   demo, stereo mix (titled "Open Up Your Heart"), recorded Mar 1991 at Dave's demo studio, Devon
8. Wait   demo, stereo mix, recorded Jul 1987 at Dave's demo studio, Maida Vale, London
9. No More Mysteries   demo, stereo mix, recorded Apr 1987 at Dave's demo studio, Maida Vale, London
10. Lost In Your Arms   demo, stereo mix, recorded 1994 at Dave's demo studio, North London
11. Long Lonely Road   demo, stereo mix, recorded Nov 1978 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London


Liner Notes:

Astral Nightmare - Recorded at Dave's demo studio in North London, 1995.
Violet Dreams - Recorded at Konk Studios around 1976. "I never knew what to do with it. I wanted it to be a song about healing and transmuting negative energy."
I'm Sorry - "This song was written about the pain and emotion of the ending of a relationship." Recorded at Dave's demo studio in 1995.
Give Something Back - "A song written for the Planet." Recorded at Dave's demo studio in Maida Vale (London) early 1980's.
Hope - Written and recorded in Maida Vale mid 1980's.
Bright Lights - Original demo of the song that eventually ended up on the Kinks 'UK Jive' album. Recorded in Maida Vale mid 80's.
Open Up Your Heart - Original demo recorded at Dave's studio in Devon in the early 90's. Finally became 'Look Through Any Doorway' recorded for Kinks CD/EP 'Did Ya' in 1993.
Wait! - Written and recorded in Maida Vale early 80's.
No More Mysteries - Written and recorded in Maida Vale mid 80's. "The song is a dedication to a man I greatly admired and loved, mystic and Yogi, Sir George King.
Lost In Your Arms - Written & recorded at Dave's demo studio in North London, 1994. A song about passionate love.
Long Lonely Road - Original demo from around 1976/8. This was the first song written for the solo album AFLI-3603. Recorded at Konk Studios. Previously unreleased. This is the only remaining mix. Engineered by John Rollo

These tracks form part of a collection of unreleased demos Dave has accumulated over the years. There are more to come! All songs written, produced and performed by Dave Davies. All instruments played by Dave except 'Long Lonely Road' and 'Violet Dreams' with Nick Trevisick on drums and Andy Pyle on bass.
Smashed guitar courtesy of American Airlines.


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