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(released in 2006)

This was a collaboration with controversial author Dennis Cooper. The premise was for the musicians to recieve a copy of Cooper’s story “The Ash Gray Proclamation” and then write a song inspired by it.

Perspects- Elevator in the Brain Hotel
Kennedy – God is a Black Woman
Robert Pollard – The Ash Gray Proclamation
Richard Hell – She’ll Be Coming (For Dennis Cooper)
Feller Quentin – The Life of a Camel, WWIII
Jeremy Gloff – At this Time (All Gay Men Are Worthless To Me)
Xiu Xiu – Fabulous Muscles (Mama Black Widow Version)
Pig Destroyer – Crippled Horses
New Wet Kojak – Demons
Victor Krummenacher -I’ve Always Loved a Party
FDS – Tough Love
Eddie Ruscha -Listen to Your Ears
Stephen Prina – Hand in Glove
Peter Rehberg/Dennis Cooper – Monologue 6/gblver.1.2

The Ash Gray Proclamation
Booklet Copyright © by 2006 Dennis Cooper
Booklet Artwork (and above image): “Rose” (felt, ribbon, styrofoam, velvet)
© Amy Sarkisian 2004
Produced by Don Waters & John DeWitt
Design by John Joh/Negative Image & Don Waters
Mastered & Engineered by Scott Hull/Visceral Sound
Limited Edition – 2006
Limited, hand-numbered copies of DENNIS available through AK PRESS,
Oakland’s worker-run publisher and distributor