Coil ‎– The Ape Of Naples

Threshold House ‎– THRESH2
CD, Album

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1 Fire Of The Mind 5:14
2 The Last Amethyst Deceiver 10:11
3 Tattooed Man 6:33
4 Triple Sun 3:46
5 It's In My Blood
Orchestrated By [Orchestral Stylings] – Thighpaulsandra
6 I Don't Get It
Orchestrated By [Orchestral Stylings] – Thighpaulsandra
7 Heaven's Blade 4:21
8 Cold Cell 4:08
9 Teenage Lightning 2005 7:11
10 Amber Rain 5:12
11 Going Up
Vocals – François Testory

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Released in a glossy cardboard gatefold sleeve with a fold out booklet attached to the sleeve.

Written and performed by Coil (1982-2005).
Jhonn Balance: vision, words, voice.
Peter Christopherson: realization, sequence, sound design.

Tracks 1, 5 to 8 and 10 recorded at Nothing Studios, New Orleans, and at the North Tower, Somerset, England.
Our grateful thanks and respect to Trent Reznor and all at Nothing, for everything.
Orchestral stylings on 5 & 6 by Thighpaulsandra.
Words from the "Are You Being Served" theme sung by Francois Testory.

Produced by Peter Christopherson, Spring 2005.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 038044 829719
  • Barcode (Reader): 5038044829719
  • Matrix / Runout: THRESH2CD /2
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched): 04
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L038

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
none Coil The Ape Of Naples (CD, Album, RE, Unofficial, Jew) Threshold House (2) none Russia 2008 Sell This Version
THRESH2 Coil The Ape Of Naples(CD, Album, RP) Threshold House THRESH2 UK 2006 Sell This Version
BAL-082 Coil The Ape Of Naples(CD, Album, Unofficial) Balalayka Records BAL-082 Russia 2006 Sell This Version
none Coil The Ape Of Naples(3xAcetate, LP, S/Sided, Ltd) Threshold House none UK 2006 Sell This Version
IMPREC174 Coil The Ape Of Naples(LP, TP + LP, S/Sided, Etch, TP) Important Records (2) IMPREC174 US 2016 Sell This Version


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February 25, 2018
The poetry of Arthur Rimbaud, the lucidity of Antonin Artaud, the folly of Céline, the strength of music, the beauty of love.
Deep respect.


June 10, 2016
Non-bootleg repress now available for preorder from Important Records: