My Friend the Chocolate Cake are:
David Bridie
Helen Mountfort
Hope Csutoros
Andrew Carswell
Greg Patten

Also Andrew Richardson, Michael Barker, David Abuiso

John Phillips played bilas guitar and co-composed the soundtracks
to John Ruane's That Eye, The Sky with David and Helen and John Hughes' 'What I Have Written' with David and Helen.

Hannah Cooper played the oboe on Emrys and
Rebecca Barnard sang the backing vocals on I'll be alright.

Mastered by Simon Polinski.

Photograph of red toilet floor by David B

Art and design Lynne Hamilton

All titles published by Mushroom Music except
'Chinese Envoy' by John Cale (Universal Music).

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19 Easy Pieces contains tracks from the David Bridie, John Phillips and Helen Mountfort soundtracks to the "THAT EYE THE SKY" (based on Tim Winton's book) and the John Hughes film "WHAT I HAVE WRITTEN". You'll also find a DB demo "You're no flower" plus his contribution to the LULLABY AND GOODNIGHT Compilation "Sing me soft and sweet and slow".  There's also excerpts from Helen and Hope's "MIND'S EYE" soundtrack played by The Cake, plus an assortment of impossible to find B-sides including David's collaboration with Michelle Shocked, "I'll Be Alright", live versions of "The Pramsitters" and "Thirds for Jackson" and rarities such as "Travel Shop", "Turkish Story",
"The Samick" and "Gentle Pain".

A collection of hidden cake tunes from
film soundtracks, theatreworks, compilations and deleted b-sides.

Sing Me Soft & Sweet & Slow
(Bridie/Mountfort)

Recorded at Woodstock
Mixed by Mark Forrester for the album Lullaby and Goodnight.


Novella (IV)
(Bridie/Phillips/Mountfort)

From the soundtrack to the John Hughes film 'What I Have Written'.
Mixed by Simon Polinski at Metropolis.


That Eye the Sky
(Bridie/Phillips)

From the soundtrack to the John Ruane film
based on the Tim Winton novel of the same name.
Recorded at the Pigpen by John Phillips
Mixed by Simon Polinski at Alan Eaton.


You're No Flower Anymore
(Bridie)

Developed up from the track "G-B" off Good Luck.
Mixed by Simon Polinski at Periscope


Bottle (1)
(Mountfort/Csutoros)

Composed for the production 'Mind's Eye' by
Back to Back Theatre and Handspan Theatre.
Mixed by Paul Kosky at Persicope


Gentle Rain
(Bridie/Richardson)

Engineered at Sing Sing by Jeremy Allom


Still
(Bridie/Phillips)

From the soundtrack to the John Hughes film 'What I Have Written'.
Mixed by Simon Polinski at Metropolis.


Turkish Story
(Bridie/Richardson)

Mixed by Jim Rondineli at Socerer Sound New York


Dead Errol
(Bridie/Phillips/Mountfort)

From the soundtrack to the John Ruane's film 'That Eye the Sky'.
Recorded at Pigpen, mixed by Simon Polinski at Alan Eaton.


Wash the Pain Away
(Bridie)

Mixed by Simon Polinski at Periscope


Emry's
(Bridie/Phillips/Mountfort)

From the soundtrack to the John Hughes film 'What I Have Written'.
Mixed by Simon Polinski at Metropolis


I'll be alright
(michelle shocked/Bridie)

Mixed by Jeremy Allom at Sing Sing Studios.


Bottle (II)
(Mountfort/Csutoros)

Composed by Helen and Hope for the production of
'Mind's Eye' by Back to Back and Handspan Theatre.
Mixed by Paul Kosky at Persicope


The Old Years
(Bridie)

Mixed by Doug Roberts at Metropolis.


The Samick
(Bridie/Carswell/Mountfort)

Mixed by Simon Polinski at Periscope


Travel Shop
(Bridie)

Mixed by Jim Rondineli at Socerer Sound, New York


The Pramsitters
(Bridie)

Recorded live at the Universal Theatre, Melbourne 2/12/1994


Chinese Envoy
(John Cale)

Mixed by Jim Rondineli at Socerer Sound New York


Thirds for Jackson
(Bridie)

Recorded live at the Universal Theatre 2/12/1994

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