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We're Here Because We're Here

Coope Boyes & Simpson, Willem Vermandere and Norbert Detaeye: We're Here Because We're Here (No Masters NMCD10)

We're Here Because We're Here
Coope Boyes & Simpson, Willem Vermandere and Norbert Detaeye

No Masters NMCD8 (CD, UK, 1995)

Idea and production: Piet Chielens for Vredesconcerten Passendale;
Recorded live at BRTN Radio 1 at Passendale, St Audomarus, August 26-27, 1994;
Mixed and engineered by Jim Boyes and Jo Tavernier in February / March 1995;
Booklet: Piet Chielens, Jim & Georgina Boyes, B.AD Roeselare;
Design: Paul Reniere; logo: Johan Debuysere

Musicians

William Vermandere, vocals, guitar, clarinet, chalumeau;
Jim Boyes, vocals, guitar;
Barry Coope, vocals, keyboards, melodeon;
Lester Simpson, vocals, bagpipes, percussion;
Norbert Detaeye, vocals, piano, accordion;
Pol Depoorter, guitars, mandolin;
Freddy Desmedt, clarinet, soprano saxophone, flute, vocals;
Freddy Possenier, double bass

Tracks

  1. [Concert Party] We're Here Because We're Here (0.55)
  2. [WV] Duziend Soldaten (3.19)
  3. [JB] Chorus Line I (2.33)
  4. [Concert Party] Concert Party: Passchendaele (5.09)
  5. [JB] Chorus Line II (1.46)
  6. [ND] When This Blasted War Is Over (3.37)
  7. [CB&S] Down Upon the Dugout Floor (3.43)
  8. [ND] In Flanders (2.50)
  9. [WV] Mijn Land (3.24)
  10. [JB] Flanders (3.16)
  11. [WV] De Vluchteling (3.12)
  12. [CB&S] I Want to Go Home (0.41)
  13. [LS] Standing in Line (4.33)
  14. [WV] Vladslo (5.11)
  15. [ND] Het Slagveld van Boesinghe (5.35)
  16. [LS] Mendinghem (4.15)
  17. [Concert Party] Good Old General Haig (0.54)
  18. [WV] Duits Kerkhof (5.25)
  19. [ND] Abide With Me (0.57)
  20. [CB&S, ND] Only Remembered (3.17)
  21. [ND] Roses of Picardy (3.48)
  22. [Concert Party] Beethoven / Who Are We (3.45)
  23. [Concert Party] Burning Mill At Messines (3.34)