KMFDM ‎– Symbols

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Wax Trax! Records ‎– TVT 7245-2, TVT Records ‎– TVT 7245-2
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1 Megalomaniac
Backing Vocals – Abby TravisGuitar – Günter SchulzLyrics By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoVocals [English], Sequenced By, Programmed By, Programmed By [Loops] – Sascha KonietzkoVocals [German] – En Esch
6:07
2 Stray Bullet
Backing Vocals – Abby Travis, En EschGuitar – Günter SchulzGuitar [Slide], Percussion – En EschLyrics By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoProgrammed By – Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoVocals, Sequenced By – Sascha Konietzko
5:31
3 Leid Und Elend
Guitar – Günter SchulzLyrics By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoVocals – En EschVocals [Chorus], Sequenced By, Programmed By – Sascha Konietzko
6:09
4 Mercy
Backing Vocals – Abby TravisCymbal, Tambourine – En EschGuitar – Günter Schulz, Michel BassinLyrics By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoProgrammed By [Loops] – Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoSequenced By, Programmed By – Sascha KonietzkoVocals – En Esch, Sascha Konietzko
4:59
5 Torture
Backing Vocals – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoGuitar – Günter SchulzLyrics By – Kevin OgilvieMusic By – Sascha KonietzkoSequenced By, Programmed By – Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Ogre*
7:04
6 Spit Sperm
Backing Vocals – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoBass – Abby TravisCymbal, Guitar [Solo] – En EschDrums – William RieflinGuitar – Günter SchulzLyrics By, Vocals – Raymond WattsMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoSequenced By, Programmed By – Sascha Konietzko
4:46
7 Anarchy
Backing Vocals – Abby TravisGuitar – Günter Schulz, Michel BassinLyrics By – Tim SkoldMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha Konietzko, William RieflinPercussion – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Michel Bassin, Sascha Konietzko, William RieflinProgrammed By [Loops] – En Esch, William RieflinSequenced By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Tim Skold
5:34
8 Down And Out
Guitar – Günter Schulz, Michel BassinLyrics By – Abby Travis, En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoPercussion – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoProgrammed By [Loops] – En EschSaxophone – Amy DenioSequenced By, Programmed By – En Esch, Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Abby Travis, En Esch, Sascha Konietzko
6:39
9 Unfit
Bass – Abby TravisGuitar – Günter Schulz, Michel BassinGuitar [Screwdriver] – En EschLyrics By – Raymond WattsMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha KonietzkoProgrammed By [Loops] – En Esch, Günter SchulzSequenced By, Programmed By – Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Raymond Watts
6:01
10 Waste
Backing Vocals – En Esch, Günter SchulzDrums – William RieflinGuitar – Günter SchulzLyrics By – Abby Travis, Sascha KonietzkoMusic By – En Esch, Günter Schulz, Sascha Konietzko, William RieflinPiano [Scratch] – En EschProgrammed By – Sascha KonietzkoProgrammed By [Loops], Sequenced By – En Esch, William RieflinVocals – Abby Travis, Sascha Konietzko
3:39

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Initial Brainstorm Session @ Soundhouse, Seattle

Assembled & Tracked @ Luftschutzbunker, Seattle
Studio 10018, New York City
Edelweiss Tonbetriebe, Kelowna B.C.

Overdubbed & Mixed @ Studio X, Seattle

Mastered @ Sae Mastering, Phoenix
Total Time 56:34
℗ & © 1997 Wax Trax! Records, Inc.
Manufactured and distributed by TVT Records
www.waxtrax.com | http://www.kmfdm.net
The title "symbols" does not literally appear on the release, but is rather a paraphrased transcription of the five unpronounceable, non-alphabetic symbols that do. Also identified as such on the band's website.

Disc is an HDCD, though not mentioned on the packaging

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 16581 72452 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): [wea mfg. OLYPHANT Logo] X2782 4R TVT 7245-2 02 M1S2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): [wea mfg. OLYPHANT Logo] X2782 4R TVT 7245-2 02 M1S3
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L902
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U1U
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U2U

Other Versions (5 of 17) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MET487 KMFDM Symbols(CD, Album, RM) Metropolis, KMFDM Records MET487 US 2007 Sell This Version
DRA 488971 6 KMFDM Symbols(CD, Album, Dig) Dragnet Records DRA 488971 6 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
TVT 7245 2 KMFDM Symbols(CD, Album, Unofficial) Wax Trax! Records (2), TVT Records (3) TVT 7245 2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
JPCD9712663 KMFDM Symbols(CD, Album, Unofficial) ООО "ДОРА" JPCD9712663 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
RTVD-009 KMFDM Symbols(CD, Album) Rock Records RTVD-009 South Korea 1997 Sell This Version

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