Bing Selfish

Essential for anyone who thinks that rock, politics and humour can't occupy the same mental and aesthetic space - The Wire (UK)

BING-OGRAPHY

Discography:


Chiang Kai Shek

The first Selfish production, a sordid tale of sex/drugs and Chinese politics. Included on vinyl compilation LP released, by UMYU, Barcelona.

"The Americans blamed it on booze and drugs
My body dismembered and filled full of slugs
An ancient order of assassins and thugs
I never should have gone and planted those bugs..."


Selfish Works

(12": El Frenzy)

Spanish Dictators / Australia / Rekjavic / He Knows / The Crush

Selfish Works

(12": El Frenzy/Messthetics)

Spanish Dictators / Australia / Rekjavic / He Knows / The Crush

Reissue of original vinyl with new cover, numbered and hand-coloured.

Selfish Works

(7": Messthetics)

Spanish Dictators / He Knows / The Crush / Rekjavic / Australia

7" with minor edits. Comes in various colour sleeves. Not green.


Meet Bing Selfish & the Ideals
(LP: Out of Depression)

Durutti / Old Bucharest / Long March / Dissidents / Drink & Drugs Party / Anthony Burgess / Cult of the Personality / Lament of the Soviet Youth / Tower Blok Rok / Hasis / Pissed and Drunk by the Banks of the Thames / Sofia / Yours Narkotically

They said he was mad to give away his estate, his stables and his offshore interests to pluck four talented (if slovenly) musicians from a South London Job Centre and put the whole lot into this one LP. But every tune, every note, every vibration of air surrounding this album says Yes, it was the right thing to do. This album takes the traditions of singing, playing instruments and dancing to their logical conclusion, stops off to see the sights there, and then forges on into the unknown. "Like a firework crossed with a caress. I bought three." - Jorge Luis Borges.



Ego Tripper/Goverment of Love
(Cassette: El Frenzy)

Ego Tripper / Selfish World / Government of Love / Venus in Plastic (Part 1)

Ego Tripper somehow manages to cram the all musical punch of Bing's musical of the same name into a 15 minute head trip, which made surviving members of the Beatles hang their heads in shame that they had never thought to do it, and is rumoured to have straightened out Brian Wilson's head when he happened to hear it on an underground US radio station. Government of Love brought down the regime of Margaret Thatcher on its release. With a wider radio play in the UK, it could have changed British political life forever.


Binging It All Back Home
(CD: Out of Depression)

Everybody's Right Wing These Days / The Ideal / Bela Kun / Kuala Lumpur / Indolino / 100 Flowers / Mondrian / Oil Traders / Godless / Kyoto Kids / Lost In Space / Hotline to a Hothead / Pissed and Drunk by the Banks of the Thames / Party Faithful

A true classic. Features Kazuko Hohki of Frank Chickens on The Ideal and Kyoto Kids. On its release, Bob Dylan finally admitted Bing's great influence on him, and the public reconciliation on live TV was heartfelt, if a little showbiz for my liking...


Space College & the Theory of Everything
(Cassette: El Frenzy) - deleted

Space Hopping / Relativity / I Love You / Chaos Theory / Zen Krazy / Super String / Anti-Matter / Space-Out

They said he was mad to leave The Ideals back at that Peckham job centre, but what could he do? They had dissed him once too often, and had to be reminded of where they had come from. Enlisting the aid of the mysterious Xentos Bentos, Selfish stunned the carping critics, not only with his retractable police issue truncheon, but also with the wild mind trip which these songs can barely contain...



Dizzy With Success
(CD: Alcohol)

Diaghalev Said / Anarchists in Love / Modern History / The Right Side of My Brain / Loneliness / Electric Car / Trip to Andromeda / Sechuan / Incapability Brown / Mescaline / Never Grow Old / Sun Yat Sen

There are works of art which to attempt to describe would be futile and indeed laughable, but possibly entertaining. In this fabulous treasure chest of songs Mr Selfish and his Ideals take us from the unspeakably beautiful edge of the galaxies to the lonely rooms of our lives. This is a set unusual in contemporary music in that it makes you want to find out more about the world outside your normal preoccupations and cares of what kind of strings the rhythm guitarist is using (though that's quite an innaresting story...). You can't describe it. But you can love and laugh and lethargise along...

Bing Selfish


The Art of Selfishness
(CD: El Frenzy)

My Coup D'Etat / Laudanum / The NEP / The Acorns of Your Misunderstanding / England's Burning / World in E7 / Financial Advisor / Secret Underground Police Detective / The Fall and Rise and Fall of Jeffrey Archer / Be an Accountant / What an Alcoholic Day / Andre Breton (It would be useless to speak of the Truth if one hadn't spat in its face so much)

To level a charge of Bitterness against Bing Selfish would be essentially to miss the life affirming point of the man's work, so filled is it with love and unadulterated joy. It would also be asking for a stream of bile to be directed against one of such a strength as to require an unexpectedly long stay at a Belgian sanatorium. So let's not go there.

After bumping into Brian Wilson in a self-help bookshop, Bing was lifted from a trough of despond to new heights of Selfishness. Pondering the state of the Artist in this Overweight Society, Bing opened the Door to the Future in an almost Psycho-Cyberkinetic kind of way and now everyone can freely share in the Art of Selfishness. See mail order page for prices.


The Legendary Conway Hall Concert (and Other Live Gems)
(CD: El Frenzy)

Bing Selfish and the Ideals: Conway Hall 12th May 1990

Durutti / Old Bucharest / Pan-American Highway / Anthony Burgess / Long March / Yours Narkotically / Cult of the Personality / Government of Love

Bing Selfish and the Super Notions: Bonnington Square, Vauxhall September 1983

Health and Happiness

Excerpts from the musical EGO TRIPPER: Union Chapel, Islington 1996

You'll Find Me on a Yacht / Everybody Can Be Bought and Sold / Crucifixion

Bing Selfish and the Ideals: 12 Bar, Denmark Street 11th September 2001

Hotline to a Hothead

Bing Selfish and the Ideals: New Peckham Varieties 19th March 1988 (First ever concert)

Hasis

Where have you been for the last 20 years? Well, OK, everyone wants to forget the 80's but even those dirt laden years held within them jewels which could inoculate you against as many nostalgia tours as number the hairs on an archbishop's arse.

From the opening set in the Conway Hall, a triumphant fiesta over the corpse of the Thatcher years we are taken back and forth in time (mostly - look out for the bassist) to the eye of many a storm created by Bing and the Ideals. If you can't have been there, be here!


Calling All Dionysians
(CD: El Frenzy)

Baudelaire / The Bloomsbury Set / Existential Angst / Genevieve / Ulan Bator / Diplomat / Nihilists / Dial M For Emma / Strike While the Irony is Hot / Calling All Dionysians

They thought they had lost him to the world of film-making and radio serialisation. But just when you thought it was safe to sign up to that accountancy course or take that job as a phone-tapper's assistant, Selfish blasts back with the voice of conscience that makes you drop your prejudices, your inhibitions, and possibly your knickers, run out of the soulless supermarket and out into the Sun, the Sun, the Sun!

With harp, shakuhachi, the sonic stylings of Barry Krishna and the most delicate vocal harmonies yet on a Selfish record, this is the record of a summer that must never end! Bing berates, he lambasts, he excoriates. But on the turn of a sixpence, he soothes, he succours, he gives hope to your needy masses. Because Bing wants us to LIVE, and he's Calling All Dionysians!!!!


Self-Knowledge
(CD single: El Frenzy)

Self-Knowledge / Production Manager

You no longer need to get hold of or study the Tibetan Book of The Dead. You can learn much more by grabbing this single. Also useful for production managers.


No Puedo.

Lonesome Andi Haller and Bing Selfish: No Puedo Dejar De Pensar En Ti / Vidas Pasadas
(CD single: Xterkyu)

No Puedo Dejar De Pensar En Ti / Vidas Pasadas / No Puedo Dejar De Pensar En Ti (Remix) / Vidas Pasadas (Remix)

Like a leaf from a page found in the ruins of the Library at Alexandria, here is the document indicating a portion of the might of Hacen Vapor and their trek across the Tyrol. Found in a pawn shop in New Cross.


Last of The Bohemians
(CD: El Frenzy)

No Way / Now This is What I Call Entertainment / Evil Flowers / Anything But (Modern Times) / Cannabis Sativa / Bohemian Symphonietta / Hemingwhy / Boabdil's Blues / Beach People / Self Indulgence / A Case of Mistaken Identity / Last of The Bohemians

Recorded in a state of spiritual retreat yet corporeal attack, this is an album at once lush and cold, savage and gentle, yin and yang, little and large, meat and potatoes.

Bing decides against the planned album of the carefully recorded crushing of a variety of vol-au-vants in different key signatures, and gifts us all with the kind of advice they should be giving out in careers offices up and down the land. Deceptively accessible guitar the only accompaniment, you will find yourself finding layer after layer to intrigue and inspire. Aurally, the equivalent of telling your egomaniac boss to stuff it.


Space College and The Theory of Everything
(CD: El Frenzy)

Space College and The Theory of Everything / Space Hopping / The Uncertainty Principle / Robot Language / Why The Y Chromosome, Man, Why? / Relativity / Space-Out / Zen Krazy / Anti-Matter / Space Station Blues / Super-String / The Space Age

After the release of the cassette-only Space College and The Theory of Everything, they said music was over. Well, it didn't turn out that way, so Bing has (mind) expanded the original release, a few cuts here, a few additions there, and here is Space College and The Theory of Everything in its full CD glory. If this doesn't finally see music off, nothing will.

Produced by Bing and the mysterious Xentos Bentos, and engineered and arranged by the even more mysterious Xentos "Fray" Bentos, this magnum opus, years in the making, will turn your brains inside out, roll them in a spicy blend of science and philosophy and then stuff them back into your head. The head and brain is then placed into the oven of Truth for 45 minutes and you come out the other end wiser, mellower, richer and more beautiful. Ten quid.


CD1 Cover

The Bing Selfish Radio Show First Series Double CD:


CD1: Songs of Myself: A Selection of Songs from The Bing Selfish Radio Show First Series
(CD: El Frenzy)

The Selfish Hymn (Version 2) / Now This is What I Call Entertainment (Part 2) / Amerika / Middle Aged/Middle Class / Selfish City Will Not Fall / Mad Family (featuring SuNray Jahchild) / I'm in Power / Stay Away / What's So Wrong With War? / L.B. / Drunkenness / The Selfish Guard Barracks Room Song (featuring SuNray Jahchild) / Rainy Day in Tblisi

They said it was a myth. They said it didn't exist. They said it would never happen. They said a lot of things, all of which were recorded, later used in evidence in absolutely fair and open trials and now haunt their every waking moment with thoughts of what could have been...

A distillation of songsmithery from the mammoth work that is The Bing Selfish Radio Show First Series (see below). A concoction of fine ditties, desperate invocations, sly imprecations and downright groovy allusions. Join in with the bunker classic, Selfish City Will Not Fall, surrender to the dizzying effects of personal might with I'm in Power, cha cha cha down the boulevards of L.B. The presence of SuNray Jahchild gives a patina of respectability to the whole affair.

CD2 Cover

CD2: The Bing Selfish Radio Show First Series
(MP3 CD: El Frenzy)

Hail Selfish! Go on, hail him!

Imagine an empire, imagine an empire that encompasses the entire world with the exception of Australia and Patagonia. Imagine that empire is ruled by a has-been one hit wonder pop star with a chip on his shoulder and a deep hatred of pizza, couscous and cold mushrooms.

Imagine no more. The Bing Selfish radio show tells the amazing, harrowing and touching story of the Selfish Empire. It's a musical, a drama, a satire and much more...

Thrill to the heresies of DJ Ozzie Oz, gasp at the aerial agility or not of the Zeppelin on which you can't smoke tabs, look deep into the mists of the past to see the origins of young Selfish, just hang out in the Acid Suite and merrily chortle at the antics of Jeff Barker and Greg Canker, the secret police equivalents of Abbot and Costello. Though they're both really more like Abbot.

Featuring the voice-based talent of Mr Bing Selfish, Lonesome Andi Haller, SuNray Jahchild, Jordi Hanley, La Riera, Thoth del Dobbin, thousands of minions and not a few clones, and many many more!

A wild, magical, musical waltz through centuries of cruelty and laughter. An irresistible story of intrigues, plots and deadly satire, interspersed by heart-stopping songs and melodies.

This might just be the Radio Show...of a Lifetime. Just whose lifetime is still being hotly debated in the re-re-education camps.


Songs of Inexperience
(CD: El Frenzy)

Are You Inexperienced? / The Credit Crunch / The Funeral of Kropotkin / I Hate Water / Elisenda's Night Out / World Without Government / Veronica Dream / The Everlasting Now (Give up your day job) / All Quiet at the Kitchen Sink / The Chicago School of Economics / Bratislava / Poetic Licence

Here he comes again!  With William Blake as a guiding spirit, Bing explores unknowingness and all that follows with the wide-eyed wonder of a puma as it bites through electric cables at the Newport Folk Festival. Economic theories fight for space with stories of life at the the thin end of the consumer wedge, exquisite women elbow for room with boorish wastrels and poetry has a wee chat with anarchism about who gets that last biscuit.

Instruments coming at you from all directions; longing, excess, boredom, landladies; and a song from the dreaming pen of the mighty SuNray Jahchild, what can you say, except, "I want! I want!"?



Various Artists

The Unstrument Soundtrack

(CD: El Frenzy)

1. Overture    (00:25)     Jason Creep
Composed, arranged and performed by Jason Creep produced by Noise Consortium (Creep)
2. Why the Y Chromosome. Man, Why ? (03:25)  Bing Selfish
Arranged by Xentos Bentos, produced by Bing Selfish and Xentos Bentos
from the El Frenzy album Space College and the Theory of Everything (Selfish/Bentos)
3. The Chase (Part 1)   (01:39)      Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
4. Color Grey Devotional      (00:13)        Klaus Butterveitl
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Klaus Butterveitl
By kind permission of Hand Drill Records (Butterveitl)
5.  Loser     (03:00)        Bing and Bob
Arranged by His Grace the Earl of Killorglin, produced by Bing Selfish and Bob Hopeless
from the forthcoming album The Indefatigable Logic of Bing and Bob (Selfish/Hopeless)
6. Work for Hand Drill and Washing Machine No. 7   (00:06)     Damian Darkside                 Work in progress (Darkside)
7. Above the Smog    (02:04)        Ayako Fujiki
Composed and performed by Ayako Fujitsu (Ayako Fujiki)
8. Dark Message   (00:13)        Anonymous             
9  Vortex        (00:13)        The Vortex    
10. Solve this Mystery    (03:01)    Young Detective/Stranger
Composed, performed, arranged and produced by Bing Selfish
Sung by Jordi Hanley and the Stranger
11. Digital Detection Deduction Device  (00:11)  Young Detective
12. Imprisoned Improvisers  (00:39)   Jason Creep
Composed, arranged and performed by Jason Creep, produced by Dr Kuizas (Creep)   
13. Baudelaire    (02:41)    Bing Selfish and the Ideals
Produced by Bing Selfish and the Ideals from the El Frenzy album Calling all Dionysians (Selfish/Ids.)
14. Metrognome      (01:00)    Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
15. Metallic Mouse   (00:08) Jason Creep
Composed, arranged and performed by Jason Creep, produced by Noise Consortium
By kind permission of The Noise and Sound Institute (Creep)
16. Metrognome reprise    (00:09)      Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
17. Bang Bang Bang bang bang bang   (00:06)       Pere Ferrer
Conceived, designed and ignited by Pere Ferrer, Courtesy Humanfuzz
18. The Fight        (00:54)        Ayako Fujiki
Composed and performed by Ayako Fujitsu (Ayako Fujiki)

19. The Inversion of Anti-Matter        (00:14)  Web Overlander
The Web Overlander Orchestra   (Overlander)
20. Happy Isthmus XXIX    (00:06)            Jason Creep
Composed, arranged and performed by Jason Creep, produced by Earl Sir “Duke” Lord (Creep)
21. Noise and Sound    (03:03)    SuNray Jahchild
Composed and performed by SuNray Jahchild  Produced and arranged by Bing Selfish (Jahchild)


22. Tropical Introversion   (00:08)        Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
23. Fountain of Fluttering Somewheres (00:44)    Ayako Fujiki
Composed and Performed by Ayako Fujitsu (Ayako Fujiki)
24. Impetii (00:06)                Dwight Wabbit
The Dwight Wabbit Sound System  (Wabbit)
25. The Jungle of Dreams/Gravity Matters  (00:10)  Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
26. Work for Hand Drill and Washing Machine No. 54  (00:06)
Damian Darkside         Work further in progress (Darkside)
27. Free Form Art Terror (00:09)    The Something Singers
(Trad. Arr. Raffisem)
28. (We Are Your) Victims  (02:35)    Bing Selfish
Composed, arranged and performed by Bing Selfish
29. Planet *^^?!?  Flashback   (02:10)  Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
30. Dichotomies (Indigo)  (00:06)  Jason Creep
Project accepted
31. Variations (Mauve)    (00:06)    Damian Darkside
Project rejected
32. Affirmations (Claret)    (00:06)    Professor Alonso Von Cubase
Project expelled
33. The Chase (Part 2)   (00:42)    Lonesome Andi Haller
Composed, arranged, performed and produced by Lonesome Andi Haller (LAH)
34. Into the Smog  (01:40)        Ayako Fujiki
Composed and performed by Ayako Fujitsu (Ayako Fujiki)
35. Underture  (00:44)   Jason Creep
Composed, arranged and performed by Jason Creep, produced by Noise Consortium (Creep)
Treatment by Mechanical Audio re-Loops
36.  Loneliness  (03:32)    Bing Selfish and the Ideals
Produced by Bing Selfish and the Ideals from the Alcohol album Dizzy with Success  (Selfish/Ids.)
37.  Pan Demon I’m U   (01:18)    Max Zenith and the Flaming Fiambres
Produced by Ben Vinguts & Justin Thymme. Published byThrob Music (Zenith).
38.  Aural Limbo   (00:32)    Angela Sparkler and Guests
Copyright owned by Angela Sparkler/Price Waterhouse

What the hoo-hah? They made a soundtrack album for The Unstrument? 38 tracks have been flung at you, and they all offer a taste, a smell and a smack in the face of the experience you feel watching the feature length “Citizen Kane of the coalition era” (Ed Baxter). Featuring a track from the Bing and Bob sessions that were thought to be lost, but had in fact been carelessly tossed in a broom cupboard then buried under 3 layers of boxes of finest cut price Polish shoe polish (duty paid).

From the neurotic squonkings of Klaus Butterveitl, through the lush pianistic pastures of Ayako Fujiki, with a wee scramble over the fractured pop terrain of Bing Selfish, past (quickly past!) the vocal emanations of Angela Sparkler and safely into the lullaby arms of SuNray Jahchild, come with us into the spin cycle of the washing machine of the avant garde of the modern equivalent of the art form that requires mostly the use of the ears to get an idea of what is going on. Set the controls to Squiiiiiiiiiiiaaaaaaaazzzmmm! (Eco temperature settings)

The Bing Selfish Radio Show: Olympic Special
(Radio - download)

As we know by now, Bing Selfish is Emperor of the World, excluding pesky democrat-riddled Australia and Patagonia.

Notwithstanding that, he has decided to host the Olympic Games. Selfish style. On the radio. Come for the opening ceremony, stay, for the security guards are no way letting you out until this one has "stayed the course".

Handsome Out Altogether
(CD: El Frenzy)

The Rational Derangement of All the Senses / There goes the Sun / Architect, Architect / Marcus Aurelius / Dissolution / The Paris Commune (if they're the rabble I'm one of them) / In Shanghai / The Ballad of PC Mark Kennedy / The Genderizer / Latterly Natalie / Take me to your Dealer / How the Banking System Works

Some people mellow, others keep their eyes open and can’t help but find more entities, situations and discoveries to set off neurone explosions all over the china shop. Mr Selfish, known for his wide range of interests, arrives again to say a lot of stuff we never even knew we were thinking and even if we did know we were thinking it, we'd never have written a song about it. 

We fly back to the days of Marcus Aurelius, zip through today’s catalogue of dirty digital mugshots (PC Mark Kennedy, the banking system, architects) and zap to the future in Shanghai and with Xentos Bentos’ Genderizer. Don’t let this make you think there ain’t a few laughs along the way and a few dreams we’re allowed to have before the sun disappears one last time. A set text in a country you wish existed.

Space College and The Theory of Everything [Expanded Universe Edition]
(CD: El Frenzy)

Space College and The Theory of Everything / Space Hopping / The Uncertainty Principle / Robot Language / Why The Y Chromosome, Man, Why? / Relativity / Space-Out / Zen Krazy / Anti-Matter / Space Station Blues / Super-String / The Space Age / Churchill Calling / Are You Confused? / I Love You / Space In / Chaos Theory / Space it All About

What was once a mere electromagnetic pulse in a neurochemical environment has developed and expanded, by way of electromagnetic tape, into an aural cascade of sonic, spiritual and scientifically-defensible entities we know as “Songs”.

The 18 songs on this newly-remastered and reconfigured release will take you on a trip back to your chromosomatic state and smaller, the further into your subatomic being, and will then hurl you at something approaching the speed of light out, out to the far reaches of the universe, and beyond. Of course, beyond…

An essential album for all physics, chemistry, biology, metaphysics students and teachers, space explorers, rocket scientists, myth busters, cropdusters, readers, breeders, bleeders, weeders and everybody else as well.

First released as a cassette tape in another millennium, bypassing the vinyl release (not considered cool in Cosmic Circles), but getting a 12 track CD release a way back, now fully remastered and augmented by previously unheard songs from the Space College sessions. In a universe full of so many meteors, it's a miracle any of these tracks has made it through! Entertain yourself while feeling the pulse of new elements in your earbox!

Specimen

The Indefatigable Logic of Bing & Bob
(CD: El Frenzy)

Introducing Bing and Bob / Drinking Our Way Out Of Trouble / It's The Colours That Get Me Going / Castles / Imogen Incidentally / The Fly / It’s A Dog Eat Toast World / Evil Combination / Polly / Loser / Fish And Ships / Solaris / Recriminations / Blasé 

The classy Bing & Bob straddle a rift in time (quick) time between now, whenever that is, and the roaring 20's. This is a perfect album for which to don your smoking jacket, light up a cocktail and engage your cigarillo holder as you take a dérive down Las Ramblas, as you tuck into a pie and a pint on the shores of Lake Constance, as you start a bin fire in Monaco or perhaps just simply seek gainful employment as a croupier in Lisbon, Chicago or Casablanca.

Featuring the already classics “Loser”, “Drinking Ourselves out of Trouble” and “Evil Combination”, this 14-track collection will have you Lindy-Hopping in the lounge, Charleston-ing at the charity ball and foxtrotting at the food bank.

Bing Selfish and Bob Hopeless are joined by an array of luminaries, including Bob Drake, Simon King, Chris Cornetto, Matt Armstrong and Dean Brodrick.

In the Morning We Glow and in the Evening We Glow Again
(CD: El Frenzy)

Transcend/Descend/Amend/Ascend-Over / The Unbearable Lightness of Bing / Back to the Abstract / Tripped-Out Mentality / I Couldn't Find What I Was Looking for but I Found Something Else / What We Are / Song of Solomon / Forty Ways to Keep Your Head in a Civil War / What She Said to Him, What He Said to Her / Colour - Me - In / Winter of Love / Radiate

An album of experiential revelation

Bing Selfish joins forces with the mulitifarious Multiverts and takes you out on a trip again. But this time, the trip is you.

To make the soul visible: YouTube Experience

Right Side of My Brain
(CD: El Frenzy)

Right Side of My Brain / Right Side of My Dub

Bing rides out with The Windsors in this taster of what's to come on their forthcoming giant release.

To dabble in occupational neurology: YouTube Examination

Selfish Sentiments
(CD: El Frenzy)

The Rational Derangement of All the Senses / Long Weird SUmmer / I'm All, Like, 1967 / Financial Advisor / Relativity / Evil Flowers / Right Side of My Brain / Never Alone with a Drone / Business and Pleasure / The Everlasting Now / Renaissance Street / World Without Government

Bing Selfish and The Windsors burst into your life on a flying ice cream cart throwing multicoloured tunes everywhere. The spirit of '67/'17.

Bing and The Windsors have arrived from another planet and have news to spill. The psychedelic hopes of 1967 have come to fruition and the psychedelic tropes of 2017 have come to Wolverhampton. New Bing songs with all the urgency, wonder, bile and laughter you may expect, but still surprising. This is the place where Galileo meets Conan Doyle and Caravaggio mixes business and pleasure with your hedge fund manager.

They also raided the Bing Selfish Songbook and brought back into circulation Bing solo hits like “Financial Advisor”, “World Without Government”, and the previously-thought-to-be-impossible-for-a-live-band-to-play “Relativity”!

So watch the skies and Bing Selfish and The Windsors pilot their ice cream drone across the dimensions and into your heart! Looks like it’s gonna be a long weird summer.

To see just how weird: I'm All, Like, 1967

Cineography:


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Picnic En El Garraf (2004)
(as part of Libre Albedrio)

http://www.xterkyu.net/news.htm#0105

First Selfish film is a collaboration with Ramon P., Lonesome Andi Haller and Oriol Pont. It's a 25 minute homage to Tarkovski's 'STALKER'.

http://www.xterkyu.net/news.htm#0105


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Drytown (2005)
(as part of Libre Albedrio)

http://www.xterkyu.net/drytown.htm Gangsterism, aliens...and plane-spotting.

Out on DVD - see Mail Order page

Peter_s Dog
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Cancion


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Antoni! Antoni! Antoni! (2007)

(as part of Libre Albedrio)


Find out what this Art stuff is really all about. A master class in Art Criticism, documentary film-making, soundtrack, biography, cinematography, geology, jacket/tie combinations and master classes.

Featuring Selfish, Straka, Haller, Hanley, Hanley, El Rolf and several, several more.

Available on DVD - see Mail Order page

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Art will conquer all.

Bibliography:

Selfish Works (lyrics & illustrations)


A Selfish Life (Vol 1) - autobiography


Ego Tripper (1996, musical -performed at Operadix Festival) See Legendary Conway Hall Concert CD above for extracts


The Selfish Way - The Selfish Story (unfinished)


Yoko & Hugh: a 2 man musical (with Lonesome Andi Haller) (2002, Barcelona, Vienna)

SELFISH CITY WILL NOT FALL: 99 poems
 

What all them other poets should have been trying to say.

www.smashwords.com

www.amazon.co.uk

YouTube extract

A.N.D./O-R

A novel

Europe's occupied by the Chinese.
                        George is king and off his head.
   Harbourmouth FC have signed the nastiest defensive midfielder in the league.
            Empty headed art trash celebrities drool around London town.
                Cambridge University is home to the most devious terrorist on Earth.
                    Peace loving anarchists get their heads kicked in.
                        The Daily Mail still thrives.
                            It all ends in a big bang on the Moon.
It's funny, savage and gripping. Yes, it bloody is!.
There's no reason why you shouldn't read it!

smashwords.com

www.amazon.com

YouTube extract
 

Radio:

Offside By A Mile - Radio Script


The Bing Selfish Radio Experience(ResonanceFM 104.4): 2 radio shows broadcast 2003/2005

The Bing Selfish Radio Show Numbers 1-10E, more to come... See Discography above!


Extraography:

HACEN VAPOR

Fab 2 man combo, Lonesome Andi Haller and Bing Selfish, who so far have only performed in cities beginning with B - Barcelona, Berlin. These guys have a thousand songs...'The beach people, ''Business school, ''Making It,''Audi A4', 'Vidas Pasadas', 'No puedo dejar de pensar en ti','In my car'...


Editor:

"El Frenzy" Magazine (editor, contributor)

Throughout the 80's as the majority of the population and media lay cowered and impotent, the satirical/political comic "El Frenzy" led a lonely crusade against the tyranny of Thatcherism and consumerism. The magazine hurled a constant tirade of imagination, wit and cruel satire at the walls of the establishment. The editor, a shadowy figure known as "Xanfise Koke" has been linked with Selfish himself, there being a significant gap in his musical output during the period in which El Frenzy was published. Selfish claims he was living as a Tibetan monk in an isolated Himalayan monastery learning advanced inspiration/respiration techniques. (Recent evidence has casts doubts on his assertions).

As a farewell to a pretty patchy thousand years, El Frenzy 99 points the way to a new Age of peace, love and the possibility of passing the Catalan Level C exam.

Features El Forastero - an existential tale, Las Dudas de Xhangise, Filth 666, Que Bien se esta Tumbada and many more. Contact El Frenzy Productions to find out how to get hold of one of the little beauties.


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For further information contact: elfrenzy@bingselfish.com