Thursday, March 6, 2014

Severn Darden: The Sound of My Own Voice And Other Noises

From Second City's golden age, surrealist genius Severn Darden records an album for Mercury and  commits his legendary "Metaphysics Lecture" monologue and three other cuts to vinyl.

Metaphysics Lecture
Vienna 1885
Christian Morgenstern

LP audio & art

DISCLAIMER: To the best of my knowledge, this work is out of print and not available for purchase in any format. If you are the artist and are planning a reissue, please let me know and I’ll remove it from the blog. Also please get in touch if you’ve lost your art &/or sound masters and would like to talk with me about my restoration work.


  1. Thank you very much for posting this. I greatly appreciate it. Excellent sound quality.

  2. I have a question about the Severn Darden LP. I'd like to feature parts of it on my Chicago-based comedy radio show as part of a Second City tribute. I've hosted a weekly show on a non-commercial station since 2008. May I have your permission to play it on the air?

  3. I've been looking for this for a while and a buddy pointed me here. Pleased as Punch to finally hear it.