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This was the last track on the 1993 Circus album (White/Reprise) and was recorded at four in the morning. Listen for the faint thud as an exhausted David bangs his head against the lid of the grand piano.


from Through The One Last Door, released October 10, 2005

Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales. Mixed at Master Rock Studios, London. Engineered and mixed by Hugh Jones, assisted by Helen Woodward. Produced by Hugh Jones and NDW.

Russel Bradley - rusty gate, beer keg
David Bridie - piano, lyrics, vocals
Helen Mountfort - cello
John Phillips - guitar


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Not Drowning, Waving Melbourne, Australia

NDW's music was haunting, evocative, brooding, sensuous and a million other words that excite people who type for a living. In record stores, you could usually find NDW filed under ambient or art-rock, ill-fitting labels if ever there were. Though they were often minimalist, they never made background music. Arty by comparison to other acts of the era, but they knocked out some glorious pop tunes. ... more

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