the song
title : Daphne
written by : Duncan Bridgeman / Jamie Catto / Mahotella Queens / Eddi Reader
song copyright : © 2001 copyright control / Warner Chappell Music Ltd / (copyright control) / Redemption Songs Ltd

the performance
musicians
Duncan Bridgeman keyboards, programming, guitar, bass, drums
with :
Richard Carter percussion
The Mahotella Queens vocal
Bahman Mobayen percussion
Ahmed Mohamad percussion
Pops Mohamed vocals, percussion effects, bird calls
Romu Mujumdar flute
Ayub Ogada nyatti
Eddi Reader vocal
Revetti Sakalkar vocal
Sanjay Kumar Verma Indian guitar
Kurt Vonnegut voice
Yeye vocal
music
key : B major/minor/modal
time-signature : 4/4
tempo : MM 98
form : i c v C C V M c C V M vx′
lyrics

provided for research and private study only (see above for copyright details);
there is one word/phrase in this lyric which remains unclear to me, shown in the customary square brackets [ ]

Daphne

spoken introduction :

{Kurt:}
music is proof to me of the existence of god
it is so extraordinary for magic
and in tough times of my life I can listen to music and it makes such a difference

verses in an African language

middle eight lyric (used twice) :

{Eddi:}
come play [all night], come dance and sing
come fallen race, become kings and queens
for all the earth is beautiful
you and me are all in one


the recording
personnel
produced by : Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto
recorded by : Duncan Bridgeman (and Jamie Catto?) at various places around the world
mixed by : Goetz Botzenhardt at ?
mastered by : Tony Cousins at Metropolis, London
technical
equipment : Apple Macs using ‘Logic audio’
signal path : DDD
track timing : 7:04
song timing : 7:04 (segue from previous track and into next)
released on
album : 1 giant leap track 9