The Delirious Museum

A Journey from the Louvre to Las Vegas


This is a notional soundtrack for the Delirious Museum. The list is based on association, convergence, coincidence and chance.

Take it away . . .

Prince 1 DeliriousPrince
Nat King Cole 2 Mona LisaNat King Cole
Nat King Cole 3 VenusTelevision
Erik Satie 4 Nouvelles pièces froides 1Erik Satie
Andre Breton and Monique Grondin 5 Un jour à la foisAndré Breton
Serge Gainsbourg and Dalida 6 Rues de mon ParisSerge Gainsbourg & Dalida
Ian Brown 7 Intro: Under the Paving Stones: The BeachIan Brown
Yam Yam 8 The Spectacle (Guy Debord Est Mort edit)Yam Yam
Kurt Schwitters 9 Kleines Gedicht Für Große StottererKurt Schwitters
Marcel Duchamp as Rose Selavy 10 UnfinishedMarcel Duchamp
John Cage 11 Music for Marcel DuchampJohn Cage
Colourbox 12 Just Give 'Em WhiskeyColourbox
Frank Sinatra 13 A Foggy Day in London TownFrank Sinatra
The Clash 14 London CallingThe Clash
Warren Zevon 15 Werewolves of LondonWarren Zevon
Danny Kaye 16 Carnival of VeniceDanny Kaye
Harry James 17 Carnival of VeniceHarry James
Mel Torme 18 Gloomy SundayMel Torme
Henry Purcell 19 Funeral March for Queen MaryHenry Purcell
Henry Mancini 20 The Windmills of Your MindHenry Mancini
Noel Harrison 21 The Windmills of Your MindNoel Harrison
Arnold Schoenberg 22 Five Piano Pieces OP. 23, V. WalzerArnold Schoenberg
The Mamas and the Papas 23 California DreamingThe Mamas and the Papas
???? 24 Horrors of the Black MuseumG. Schurmann
Godspeed YOu! Black Emperor 25 Glass MuseumGod Speed You! Black Emperor
Elvis Presley 26 Viva Las VegasElvis Presley

If you've got this far, and you've signed up to external link arrow  Spotify©, rewards await you [ Spotify is currently available in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK, France and Spain. ] :


external link arrow The Delirious Museum Playlist 1.01. by external link arrow frari. 17 of the 26 tracks are on Spotify. Omissions, substitutions and/or alternatives are as follows:

For Track 5, Un Jour à la fois by André Breton: totally irrereplaceable. No subsitute or alternative offered. Ok, ok, here's the other André Breton.
For Track 6, Rues de mon Paris by Serge Gainsbourg & and Dalida, La Chanson de Prévert by Serge Gainsbourg.
For Track 9, Kleines Gedicht Für Große Stotterer by Kurt Schwitters, mercifully too obscure for Spotify; here are some other Schwitters tracks on the excellent UbuWeb.
For Track 10, Unfinished, part of an interview with Marcel Duchamp, mercifully too obscure for Spotify; to hear the sound of Duchamp's voice, albeit lacking the unintended irony of the 'Unfinished' interview, listen to the 1959 George Heard Hamilton interviews on UbuWeb.
For Track 11, Music for Marcel Duchamp by John Cage, John Cage Said, by Spasm.
For 16, Carnival of Venice by Danny Kaye, Carnival of Venice by André Rieu & His Johann Strauss Orchestra (Vienna).
For Track 19, Funeral March for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell, When I Am Laid on Earth by Henry Purcell.
For Track 24, Horrors of the Black Mountain Overture by G. Schurmann, Black Mountain by Arve Hendriksen.
For Track 25, Glass Museum by God Speed You! Black Emperor, The Black Emperor by Paul Robeson.


Even better is external link arrow The Delirious Museum Playlist 2.01 by Calum Storrie.

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