Grey Balloon Masquerading (David E Williams Cover) (2012)

by David Talento (via David E. Williams)



This track was originally prepared for the compilation " THE APPEAL OF DISCARDED ORTHODOXY: A TRIBUTE TO DAVID E. WILLIAMS". A very different vocal and instrumental arrangement I did appears on that CD.

This version is closer to my original idea (for better or worse). The genesis was the various arrangements David and I performed live including one with the string parts played on my guitar synthesizer which makes an appearance here.

For this demo I initially went back to an acoustic guitar version but as you can hear it evolved in in a different direction anyway. I don't do vocals that often and was feeling nostalgic for my 90s "industrial voice" (again, for better or worse) and thought it fit with the other touches on this arrangement.

David's original track appears on his album "Hope Springs a Turtle" and the final cover version I did appears on the Old Europa cafe 2CD compilation. Both are available from his website catalog at: and I encourage everyone to buy them.

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released December 19, 2012
Written and originally recorded by David E. Williams:

This version is arranged and performed by David Talento


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David Talento Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David Talento is a Musician and Artist who has been recording and performing live since the early 1990s.

His discography ranges from ambient music to power electro-noise, industrial blues, hand held and 8bit performances, and more. On occasion he becomes Cabaret/Bluesman Tony Violence as well.

He is the founder of

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