Fire & Water (Ecoutez Vos Murs)

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Fire & Water
Dave Greenfield and Jean Jacques Burnel - Fire And Water album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1983
Recorded1982
GenreRock
Length37:51
LabelEpic
ProducerDave Greenfield & J. J. Burnel
J. J. Burnel chronology
Euroman Cometh
(1979)
Fire & Water
(1983)
Un Jour Parfait
(1988)

Fire & Water, a collaboration between J. J. Burnel and Dave Greenfield of The Stranglers, is the soundtrack for the film Ecoutez Vos Murs directed by Vincent Coudanne. However, there is no evidence that the film was ever released. It is Greenfield's only solo album before his death in 2020.

The album was released in 1983 on the Epic record label (Catalogue number EPC 25707). The track "Rain & Dole & Tea" features Maggie Reilly, best known for her collaboration with the composer Mike Oldfield, on vocals, which in a remixed form was released as a single.

Fire & Water was reissued on CD in April 2008 (Edsel Records EDSS 1020). This features the remix of "Rain and Dole and Tea" (see below).

The album spent one week at number 94 in the UK Albums Chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Dave Greenfield and J.J. Burnel; except where indicated

  1. "Liberation"
  2. "Rain & Dole & Tea"
  3. "Vladimir & Sergei"
  4. "Le Soir"
  5. "Trois Pedophiles Pour Eric Sabyr"
  6. "Dino Rap"
  7. "Nuclear Power (Yes Please)"
  8. "Detective Privée" (lyrics by Dominique Buxin)
  9. "Consequences"
  10. "Rain & Dole & Tea" - remixed version by Paul Hardiman (CD only)

References[edit]

  • "The Rat's lair". A Personal Guide to the Solo Albums by Members of The Stranglers by Adrian Liggins. Archived from the original on March 10, 2005. Retrieved March 20, 2005.
  • Guinness Book of British Hit Albums (1989), 7th Edition ISBN 0-85112-619-7