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Marcel Bontempi

WITCHES SPIDERS FROGS & HOLES: DEMOS & RECORDINGS Vinyl Record

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Marcel Bontempi WITCHES SPIDERS FROGS & HOLES: DEMOS & RECORDINGS Vinyl Record

Marcel Bontempi

WITCHES SPIDERS FROGS & HOLES: DEMOS & RECORDINGS Vinyl Record

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Gatefold LP + 7" version. Witches, Spiders, Frogs & Holes contains the solo output from 2009 to 2014 of the artist known as Marcel Bontempi. Unearthed from record bins all over Europe and the dusty archives of little-known specialty labels from as far afield as Frankfurt and Beverungen to Málaga and painstakingly gathered, this is the most comprehensive collection of this twisted genius's recordings. Born Marcel Sala Kelkel sometime in the early 1970s to a German mother and a Catalan father, Marcel was encouraged by his father, an accomplished sculptor in his own right, to doodle, draw, and paint for most of his waking hours, though it wasn't long before this simply wasn't enough and the young Marcel discovered music. Soon his affair with the devil's music began. Around 1994 Marcel formed the band that would eventually become The Montesas, who have since released quite a few records and are still active at the time of this release. In 2013 and 2014 Marcel explored his own personal take on "hillbilly" and "rootsy" styles and formed another combo under the moniker Dr. Bontempi's Snake Oil Company, with releases on Squoodge Records. Throughout the years of playing or singing in bands, Marcel has recorded solo material, from rockabilly and harmonious doo-wop to R&B, taking well known classics and warping them to his own vision or borrowing an obscure hillbilly song and adding a mambo, salsa, or beat influence to the mix, making it something unique. This album showcases just a small fraction of his recordings made over the years. They cross genres and styles, some originals, some cover versions. Some from as far back as the '40s and into the '50s and '60s, all bearing the unmistakable sound and imprint of Mr. Bontempi.

Track List
[Disc 1]
  1. A1. Dig a Hole (Bop Version)
  2. A2. Shag Rag
  3. A3. Big Fat Spider
  4. A4. Spiderman
  5. A5. Bull Frog
  6. A6. Do the Frog
  7. A7. Old Mad Witch
  8. A8. Train to Satanville
  9. A9. Race With the Devil
  10. B1. Train of Sin
  11. B2. Witch Girl
  12. B3. Headless Horseman
  13. B4. Living Death
  14. B5. Just Dropped In *
  15. B6. So Schön *
  16. B7. Sunday Evening Blues *
  17. B8. Big Fat Spider (Alt. Version) *
  18. B9. Dig a Hole (Stroll version)
[Disc 2]
  1. 01. I'm So Lonely *
  2. 02. Lovesick Stroll *
  3. 03. Tarantula Mambo *


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
Marcel Bontempi WITCHES SPIDERS FROGS & HOLES: DEMOS & RECORDINGS Vinyl Record

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WITCHES SPIDERS FROGS & HOLES: DEMOS & RECORDINGS Vinyl Record

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