Last Day On Earth is a blueprint for theatre.
A "tourist" is guided by Opportunity to a Great Cafe. Inside he is introduced to the habitues whose tales, thoughts and experience become an Interior/exterior travelogue as told in song and interlude.
Eventually the "tourist" discovers that while topographic mappings are subject to sudden rearrangement, interior shifts remain predictable and timeless.
- liner notes
Pretentious? You betcha. Betwixt impressionistic texture and gauche conceit you'll find some riveting traditonal song structures. Bob Neuwirth - Bobby D. entourage jefe in chief / factotum 65-65 - counterbalances Cale's electronic keyboards with "earthy" banjo and harmonica and old fart country vocals.
Oddi wrth y brawd