Roger Clay - Pump House

Roger Clay – Pump House

I look at this picture and I think of two things simultaneously: The Wizard of Oz and “Trout Mask Replicaby Captain Beefheart, one of the weirdest record albums ever made. Don’t ask my why: I cannot explain.There is at once an implied innocence of another time, overlaid with a surreal absurdity, hinting on the intrinsic madness of men.

An incredible capture, brilliant composition: the desaturation, blurring and slight grunging as image treatment is an impeccable choice. I absolutely love this picture, the more I look at it.

Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles from the album Clear Spot by Captain Beefheart (I couldn’t bring myself to subject the unwary to Trout Mask Replica). I think this song goes perfectly with the picture.


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