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This review is from: Dead City Radio (Audio CD)
This is a fascinating listening experience, Burroughs reading a selection of his writing set to music, some of this music written specifically for the performances, for example three by John Cale, and one each by Donald Fagan and Sonic Youth. It ranges widely, from the caustic satire of 'A Thanksgiving Prayer' - surely and sadly apt today where it would also intone the Tea Party - to the beautiful horror of 'Naked Lunch Excerpts: You Got Any Eggs For Fats?/Dinner...' and the mocked beatitudes of 'The Sermon on the Mount (W.S.B. Reads The Good Book)' where Burrows interrupts his recitation with the comic bathos of `ah, he keeps repeating himself....'