By the time of 1989’s release of the album Cloudland, Pere Ubu had been a band for roughly 14 years. Cloudland was the second album the band had released on the Fontana label, an era that the band’s Ubu Projex* website classifies as its own period. Cloudland was “an epic journey”, the followup to the less “successful” “clattery heap” of 1988’s The Tenement Year.
The first track on the album is “Breath”. Here, watch this: