Limited Edition "4 SEASONS" BOX SET
(Released winter 2003/2004)
500 copy limited edition 7 x 7-inch box released in England on the Hallso label. Each box includes a different original hand-made 7 x 7 inch drawing by Jeffrey, three stickers, a lyric sheet, a poster, a 60 minute DVD of live footage, interview footage and two fan-made music videos, an exclusive 8 page comic book, and two 7-inch 33 rpm vinyl records of 7 exclusive recordings unreleased elsewhere. Side B is home-recordings made with the respective collaborators. The rest was recorded by Spencer Chakedis at his "Balloon Heaven" home studio in Brooklyn. "Mystic, Connecticut" written and sung by Jack. There was a promotional giveaway of the first copy on John Peel's radio show sometime in winter 2003/2004.
Side A (Fall)
1) Seasons Intro (instrumental)
2) Six Stories ("Autumn Out-Takes Version")
Side B (Winter)
3) That's Why the Moose Is In the Mess He's In (with Leah Hayes)
4) In and Out of Night (with Diane Cluck)
Side C (Spring)
5) Flood (version two)
Side D (Summer)
6) Beach Party (Rock & Rollin' On the Beach)
7) Mystic, Connecticut (written and sung by Jack)
To see about 100 of the 500 individual drawings that were sold with the box sets see here!
"A bona fide collectors piece" - (4 stars of 5) Uncut
"This special release should be cherished with the wamth with which it’s presented" - Time Out London
"A limited edition release that’s external beauty is matched only by the music within" - Dazed and Confused
"There’s plenty to beguile the eye while the gentle aural lunacy unfolds" - (4 stars of 5) Mojo
"This is so beautiful I almost daren’t touch it" - Everett True
"Highly desirable" - John Peel
One of the songs from the box set was played on a British Airways radio channel for a month, along with a conversation between Jeffrey and a couple of British DJs, so if you were flying anywhere on British Air in 2004 maybe you heard this...