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a Va is a studio album by German/British avant-pop group Slapp Happy, recorded in London in 1997. Slapp Happy had reunited to make this album and (unlike all their previous albums) they played all the instruments themselves. They also used a digital studio to produce a layered sound on many of the tracks. The V2 Records release of the album in Japan included a bonus track. Anthony Moore – keyboards, programming, guitars, saz, toy theremin, percussion, melodica, vocals (lead on "Coralie").

a Va. By: Slapp Happy (1998, Rock). More albums from Slapp Happy: Sort Of by Slapp Happy. Slapp Happy by Slapp Happy. Live In Japan – May, 2000 by Slapp Happy. Slapp Happy Or Slapp Happy – Acnalbasac Noom by Slapp Happy. View all albums . Ça Va.

Slapp Happy (also known as Casablanca Moon) is a studio album by German/British avant-pop group Slapp Happy, recorded at Virgin Records' Manor Studio in 1974. This album was originally recorded in 1973 in Germany under a working title of Casablanca Moon with Faust as Slapp Happy's backing band, but Polydor Germany rejected it. After moving to London and signing with Virgin Records, Slapp Happy re-recorded it (at Virgin's request) and it was released in 1974 as Slapp Happy

Released in 1998, Slapp Happy's Ça Va was the first album issued by the trio of Dagmar Krause, Peter Blegvad, and Anthony Moore since the mid-'70s collaboration with Henry Cow, Desperate Straights. The arty instrumentation and arrangements of the early days - which ranged from a rather twisted version of British folk-pop to avant cabaret to (in collaboration with Henry Cow) confrontational art rock and even pure sonic experimentation - are gone, replaced by a more commercial blend of pop music sounds, including looped samples.

Listen to music from Slapp Happy like Casablanca Moon, The Drum & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Slapp Happy. Slapp Happy was formed in 1972 when British keyboardist and avant-garde composer Anthony Moore invited his friend, New York toonist/poet Peter Blegvad, to come over to Hamburg. Moore had already released several albums of new music for Polydor. When Polydor rejected one of his albums outright, he proposed a pop-oriented project instead. Local girl Dagmar Krause, a former member of the folk-rock group the City Preachers, was recruited as vocalist and Slapp Happy was born.

Live in Japan is a 2001 live album by German/British avant-pop group Slapp Happy, recorded in Tokyo, Sapporo and Kyoto, Japan in May 2000. They performed without any backing musicians and played all the instruments themselves.

In 1972 SLAPP HAPPY recorded their first album 'Sort of' for Polydor (Germany), with the Krautrock group Faust as their backing band. They took a very simplistic and innocence mind set into studio, crafting a primitive pop album complimented beautiful by KRAUSE's pure German tainted voice. Refusing to play live the marketing behind the album provided to low sales of the LP. Just a year later (1973) they returned to the studios to record their second album 'Casablanca Moon' (which was to be later released as 'Acnalbasac Noom').

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Scarred For Life 3:19
2 Moon Lovers 3:00
3 Child Then 4:18
4 Is It You?
Piano – Dagmar Krause
5 King Of Straw 3:14
6 Powerful Stuff
Lead Vocals – Peter Blegvad
7 A Different Lie 4:06
8 Coralie
Lead Vocals – Anthony Moore
9 Silent The Voice 4:05
10 Working At The Ministry 4:54
11 The Unborn Byron 3:17
12 Let's Travel Light 3:41
13 Hello Dagi 4:51

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – V2 Records Japan Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – V2 Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – V2 Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – MCPS Ltd.


  • Artwork – Peter Blegvad
  • Backing Vocals – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
  • Baglama [Saz] – Anthony Moore
  • Bass – Peter Blegvad
  • Composed By – Andy Partridge (tracks: 3), Anthony Moore (tracks: 4, 6 to 11, 13), Clive Gregson (tracks: 5), Dagmar Krause (tracks: 2, 4, 9, 13), Laurie Latham (tracks: 2, 13), Peter Blegvad (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 11 to 13)
  • Guitar – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
  • Keyboards – Anthony Moore
  • Melodica – Anthony Moore
  • Percussion – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
  • Producer – Laurie Latham
  • Programmed By – Anthony Moore
  • Theremin [Toy] – Anthony Moore
  • Vocals – Dagmar Krause


Track 13 - bonus track on Japanese release only.
Contains 8 page booklet in English (lyrics for first 12 tracks), 4 page booklet with illustrations, and fold-out sheet with tracklisting and lyrics translated in Japanese

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 520227 002121
  • Matrix / Runout: V2CI-0021 1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L276
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 4579
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VVR1001661 Slapp Happy Ça Va ‎(LP) V2 VVR1001661 UK 1998
VP509CD Slapp Happy Ça Va ‎(CD, Album, RE) Voiceprint VP509CD UK 2009
VVR1001662 Slapp Happy Ça Va ‎(CD, Album) V2 VVR1001662 Europe 1998

Slapp Happy - Ça Va album flac
Pop Rock
Performer: Slapp Happy
Title: Ça Va
Category: Rock
Country: UK
Released: 1998
Rating: 4.5/5
Votes: 165