|Track by Dave Ball|
|Also in||Deluxe EP 2020|
Origin[edit | edit source]
“Nighthawks” was written by Dave Ball in 2019, specially for limited Deluxe box set edition of his book Electronic Boy. It was inspired by famous 1942 painting of the same name, Nighthawks, by American painter Edward Hopper, which remaindered Ball of loneliness and isolation.
Record and release[edit | edit source]
“Nighthawks” was recorded in Ball's home studio with sequencer MIDI parts done in Warner Brothers studio. The track appears on two releases within Electronic Boy box set: as B-side of 7″ EP and as final track of CD compilation 1979–2019 (with hidden bonus track).
Other versions[edit | edit source]
Personnel[edit | edit source]
- Written-By, vocals, instruments – David Ball
Lyrics[edit | edit source]
Written by David Ball
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(Electronic boy) (x2)
In lonely city
In lonely place
(repeat the verse x5)
Availability[edit | edit source]
“Nighthawks” appears on following records.
References[edit | edit source]
- 1979–2019 (compilation of Dave Ball; the tracklisting booklet)
- Vintage Synth Trumps with DAVE BALL - ELECTRICITYCLUB.CO.UK. Chi Ming Lai. 20 May 2023. (electricityclub.co.uk) archived