Edie Sedgwick was the true "It Girl" of the Pop Art age; a woman who famously said she wanted to turn the world on just for a moment. Part of Andy Warhol's Factory for a year in the mid-60s, she is widely believed to have inspired The Velvet Underground's Femme Fatale as well as Bob Dylan's Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat and Just Like A Woman.

1973's Ciao! Manhattan, the model and actor's final film, gave some indication of why she inspired such devotion. Written and directed by Factory affiliates John Palmer and David Weisman, the movie tells a quasi-fictionalised account a chronicle à clef in Weisman's words of Sedgewick's journey from New York to Santa Barbara. In the film, Sedgwick is Susan Superstar, a New Yorker who winds up living in a drained Santa Barbara swimming pool in a narcotic daze, life and art just a hair away from each other. Shot over a five year period, Sedgwick died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 28 before filming wrapped in 1971.

2017 Cinewax sealed pressing. Limited to 3000 copies on "Angel Shock" color wax.
Record Store Day 2017 release.
Packaged in a gatefold sleeve, includes a 20 page booklet and an OBI style strip.

Titel: Ciao! Manhattan
Label: Light In The Attic
Stil: Soundtracks
Best-Nr.: CINE-809
Typ: LP
Preis: 28.- CHF

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Ciao! Manhattan


A1 Gino Piserchio- Angel Shock
A2 John Phillips - Malibu People
A3 Edie Sedgwick - "Bad Karma..."
A4 Skip Battin & Kim Fowley - Citizen Kane
A5 Richie Havens - To Give All Your Love Away
A6 Gino Piserchio - Driving Verdecchio
A7 Edie Sedgwick - "Turn The Whole World On Just For A Moment..."
A8 Gino Piserchio - Night Riders

B1 Edie Sedgwick - "Open The Door!"
B2 Richie Havens - I Can't Make It Anymore
B3 Edie Sedgwick - "Wake Up!"
B4 Kim Milford - Justice
B5 Gino Piserchio - Revolution Of The Youth
B6 Edie Sedgwick - "Anyway I'm A Star!"
B7 Gino Piserchio - Doctor Feelgood
B8 Edie Sedgwick - "Meth Burns Your Brain Cells Out..."
B9 Richie Havens - Shouldn't All The World Be Dancing?

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