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Tuesday 30 June 2020
It is an album that was inspired by Cope's involvement in the Newbury bypass protests and other environmental concerns.Being Julien the prospect of extra-terrestrial travel also pops up from time to time.
It was reasonably well received by the critics but was not particuarly commercially successful reaching only number 39 in the UK album chart his lowest since 1988. None of his independantly released records have troubled the charts.
None of which would have bothered Cope in the slightest as he has always followed his own path.
The album cover depicts the standing stones of Cairnholy in south west Scotland
He does indeed come from another planet baby.
Julian Cope - I Come From Another Planet Baby
Julian Cope - Re-Directed Male