Friday, 15 April 2022

ODG157: Lemond / 1685 mm tall


ODG157: Lemond / 1685 mm tall

LEMOND is the nickname of Thierry Mondelaers, Belgian song writer “known” in his country as the singer of X-legged-Sally the Flamish pataphysician metal funk jazz band with whom he recorded two albums in the late nineties. After XLS ‘s split he went on with « A GROUP » with Peter Vermeersh and Pierre Vervloesem (deUs first album producers), made two albums — the first having been produced by Spencer Chrislu (Frank Zappa’s sound engineerer).

In 2000 he started with a solo project and recorded 17 songs of his own under the name of LEMOND and performed around Belgium with his own band (Anne Fontigny, Didier Fontaine, Pascale Vervloet).

Raised at the breast of English pop music, French variété, TV soaps, film music, he studied music by himself, studied painting & philosophy in Brussels

His teachers were Andy Partridge, Georges Brassens, James Ensor, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. The result is an eclectic bunch of songs wherein melody and soundscapes are the main actors.

Selected Discography

1990 Woodentrucks “Peas and laugh” / Boucherie Productions
1996 Pierre Vervloesem “Fiasco”/ Carbon 7 - King records Co ltd -Japan
1997 X-Legged Sally “Fired” King records Co ltd - Japan 
1998 A GROUP “Volume one” King records Co ltd –Japan – Via Records
1999 A GROUP “Volume three” / King records Co ltd -Japan
2000 LEMOND “1685mm tall” DIY records, Brussels
1995 X-Legged Sally “The Land of the Giant Dwarfs” / Bang! Productions


Remastered by Pierre Vervloesem

Digital release on the 15th of April 2022.

Track listing:

And on Bandcamp:

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