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Guitar, Vocals – JB*Programmed By [Original Rhythm] – PC*Sampler [Additional Sampling], Arranged By – Clint RuinWritten-By [Written With] – J.G. Thirlwell
|A3||At The Heart Of It All
Clarinet – Stephen E Thrower*Piano – PC*Sampler [Overdubs Of Emulator] – Clint Ruin, PC*Synthesizer [Yamaha Dx7] – JB*Written-By [Written With] – S.E. Thrower*
|A4||Tenderness Of Wolves
Acoustic Guitar – Alex FergussonVocals, Written-By [Vocal], Lyrics By, Written-By [Written With] – Gavin Friday
Guitar, Bass, Vocals – JB*Percussion [Additional], Clarinet – Stephen E Thrower*Programmed By [Rhythms, Samples] – PC*Written-By [Written With] – S.E. Thrower*
|B2||The Sewage Worker's Birthday Party
Bass – JB*
|B3||Godhead ⇔ Deathead|
|B4||Cathedral In Flames|
A1 - Four sounds, sampled and sequenced on a Fairlight CMI.
A3 - An improvisation at Aosis Studios.
A4 - Backing track composed on the Fairlight.
A5 - Original rhythm played on Mimic sampling keyboard and recorded on TEAC 4 track cassette machine and then bounced to 24 track for the addition of Ocarina, organ, sampled drums and vocals.
B1 - Recorded live at the Bar Maldoror, September 3rd, 1984.
B2 - This track consists of samples made from private recordings and from "How to Destroy Angels".
B3 - Originally to be called "Ergot".
"The name 'Coil', first used by John Balance in Autumn 1982 for his solo works, now represents him in collaboration with Peter Christopherson."
"We would like to thank the following, who were all most obliging in one way or another: Marc A., Stevø, Rob, Jane and Sue, Gavin Friday, Steve, Nick Alvarez, Tibet 93, Barry Clempson, God's Gift, Max & Richard, Fritz, Derek J., Marc Monin, Bastille, and Leon, wherever he is."
℗ & © K.422 1984
Comes with a black and white printed inner sleeve with lyrics. The artwork in the top left cover of the front of the inner sleeve is a woodcut by Alfred Jarry.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A (Label)): FFK1A
- Matrix / Runout (Side A (Hand-etched)): FFK 1 A¹ THE HILLS ARE ALIVE MPO
- Matrix / Runout (Side B (Label)): FFK1B
- Matrix / Runout (Side B (Hand-etched)): FFK 1 B¹ I AM PERPLEXED MPO
Other Versions (5 of 18) View All
|N°562||Coil||Scatology (Cass, Album, RE, Unofficial)||Not On Label (Coil)||N°562||Russia||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|RC005||Coil||Scatology (Cass, Album, RE, Unofficial)||Rose Clouds||RC005||2017||Sell This Version|
|FFK1||Coil||Scatology (LP, Album)||Force & Form, K.422||FFK1||UK||1984||Sell This Version|
|ARSN 228019||Coil||Scatology (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Unofficial)||ArsNova||ARSN 228019||Russia||1999||Sell This Version|
|FFKCD1, FFKCD 1||Coil||Scatology (CD, Album, RE, RP)||Force & Form, Force & Form||FFKCD1, FFKCD 1||UK||Unknown||Sell This Version|