Photo of the record playing next to its cover.

My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts is a weird sound-collage-style album by Brian Eno and David Byrne, released in 1981. It has African-inspired rhythms layered with lots of samples from American radio and TV. It sounds almost like a field recording of the United States was made by wildlife surveyors.

My copy is the UK first pressing which includes the track "Qu'ran" which was removed from later editions (and re-instated again later on).

I previously wrote about uploading multitracks for two tracks from this album to


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Thanks for this great musical suggestion!
Comment by mike,