US - Ohio - Full Moon 201 - 01/27/13
Lady From Shanghai
The Lady From Shanghai is a Hollywood film directed by Orson Wells and starring him and his wife at the time, Rita Hayworth, no less! When it was released in
1948, some considered it a disaster. Wells hadn't had control over the editing of the film. In retrospect it has gained a better reputation, not least because of some
classic film-noir scenes.
Lady From Shanghai is the new Pere Ubu album. I haven't had the chance to study it in-depth yet, we will return to the album next full moon. One thing is for sure, though, Ubu is back with a revenge after the bad hair day-gig in Oslo one and a half years ago.
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