/
1.
09:59
2.

about

Has there ever been such a delicate choice of words as RJ Foster’s shown the Dutch during his stay down here? Whether concerning the French cuisine, post-punk gibberish or pub-beer; Foster knows how to deal with the subject in his frantic UK accent. Pleased to meet you: HELLO YOU.

Delighted we were, hearing Drs. Foster perform his Beardy rag: almost ten minutes of pretty elegant oral exercises, mostly about beards and Others. These – SIR - are classic recordings made during the Hunky Dory (RIP) heydays: Leiden’s pettiest little bar in the midst of the city that sure offered music and culture. Who remembers E. Felici performing his first songs on stage; NY Dolls’ spirit wandering around the oaken floor covered with nutshells and RJ Foster getting pissed and – finally – performing? A carnival of beards - Fuck off.

Give Foster a mic and he’ll give you shit.
These are the days RJ often looks surprised
when he finds out his words actually work.

He’ll give you advice, which you should or – I advice you - should not follow. The narrator tells you there are just too many things that should happen, but never will. We make up stories; tell the crowd about the perks and mostly disadvantages of the manly beards. Oh! We let them fear them.

Unfortunately we forgot we – too often – forget. So all hail the holy Bring Back Machine known as the WWW: Bring up the archives! Those who judge them beards, should fall to them beards! Happy 60th release to the Smikkel-family. Long lives whatever lives!

The fucker on your television.

recorded Aug 17, 2010 at Hunky Dory, Leiden

credits

released April 8, 2016

picture by Minja Šarović

SMK060

tags

license

about

smikkelbaard Leiden, Netherlands

Smikkelbaard Records want to amaze & surprise you with every release.

Just join us on our ride and discover a lot of stuff you would have never listened to.

Enjoy!

contact / help

Contact smikkelbaard

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns