Diamanda Galas* ‎– The Divine Punishment

Mute ‎– stumm 27, Restless Records ‎– 7 71417-1
Vinyl, LP, Album


Deliver Me From Mine Enemies (19:11)
AI This Is The Law Of The Plague
AII Deliver Me From Mine Enemies
AIII We Shall Not Accept Your Quarantine
AIV Ε Ξελόυ Mε [Deliver Me.]
AV Yιατί, Ó Θεός?
AVI Psalm 22 [Excerpt]
Free Among The Dead (13:35)
BI Psalm 88
BII Lamentations Chapter 3 (Excerpt)
BIII Sono L'Antichristo

Companies, etc.


  • Composed By, Performer, Co-producerDiamanda Galas*
  • Design [Sleeve Design And Treatment]P.D. White*
  • EngineerFrank Harris (5) (tracks: BI to BIII)
  • Engineer [Additional Signal Processing]Richard Zvonar (tracks: BI to BIII)
  • Engineer, ProducerDave Hunt (tracks: A. to AVI)
  • Lyrics ByD. Galás* (tracks: BIII)
  • Lyrics By [All Texts Taken From The Old Testament]Traditional (tracks: AI to BII)
  • Mastered ByCapitol (3)
  • Other [Consultation] – Naut Humon (tracks: BI to BIII)
  • Photography By [Original Cover Photo]T.J. Eng
  • Producer, Mixed ByDave Hunt (tracks: BI to BIII)


Includes a printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits.

The first performance of the Divine Punishment is given on June 23rd 1986 at the Osweg Shipyards as a world premiere for the ARS Electronica Festival.

All texts from THE DIVINE PUNISHMENT are taken from the OLD TESTAMENT except for part III of Free Among the Dead.

Free Among the Dead is dedicated to Tom Hopkins.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched): 71417-1-A G-2 0∆24680 S-21626 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched): 71417-1-B G-1 0∆24680-X S-21627 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped): Mastered by Capitol
  • Barcode: 0 1877-71417-1 0

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Stumm 27, stumm 27 Diamanda Galas* The Divine Punishment(LP, Album) Mute, Mute Stumm 27, stumm 27 UK 1986 Sell This Version
70457 Diamanda Galás The Divine Punishment(LP, Album) Mute 70457 France 1986 Sell This Version
stumm 27, 7 71417-4 Diamanda Galas* The Divine Punishment(Cass, Album) Mute, Restless Records stumm 27, 7 71417-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
INT 146.819, STUMM 27 Diamanda Galas* The Divine Punishment(LP, Album) Mute, Mute INT 146.819, STUMM 27 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
VG 50428 Diamanda Galas* The Divine Punishment(LP, Album) Virgin VG 50428 Greece 1989 Sell This Version