Spasmodique ‎– Who's Afraid

Friction ‎– Friction 9101
CD, Compilation

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1 Introduction
Other [Hissing Smokemachine] – Hans v. Twist*Performer – Simon S. MussenoogWritten-By – S.S. Mussenoog*
2 Summer '84
Written-By – de Blaauw*, Voos*
3 Gary Gilmore's Eyes
Written-By – T.V. Smith*
4 Watching You
5 No Relaxation
6 No Place To Go
Featuring [Helped Out By] – Umberto di Bosso e Compadres*Written-By – C. Burnett*
7 Les Femmes Aux Cigarettes
8 Bring On The Heat
Vocals [Female Part By] – Beatrice v/d Poel*
9 The Seduction
Violin – Indra v. Hal*
10 Retreat In Anger
11 The Longest Day
12 Before The Cold
13 (Send My Regards To) Evelyn
14 Appleknockers Flophouse
Written-By – Gelling*, Muskee*
15 Cellar Of Roses
16 Excerpt From Northernbridge The Madman
Lead Guitar – Niek den BraveRhythm Guitar – Hans Brussee
17 Did It Strike You?
Lead Guitar – Niek den BraveRhythm Guitar – Hans Brussee

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"A compilation of live-tracks and rare recordings, performed by Spasmodique between '86 and '91. Co-starring: Umberto di Bosso e Compadres, Beatrice v/d Poel, Simon S. Mussenoog and others."

Track 1 recorded live at Bibelot (Dordrecht) during 'The Howling Tour' jan/feb'88
Track 2 recorded on a 4-track recorded at The Fort (Rotterdam) okt'89
Track 3 recorded at The Via Ritmo Studio (Rotterdam) nov'89
Tracks 4, 5, 12 and 13 recorded during the Haven sessions at The Fort (Rotterdam) may'90
Track 6 in admiration of the great Howlin' Wolf at Het Bolwerk (Sneek), july'87
Track 7 ancient song, recorded live at The Kikker (Utrecht) okt'89 during a concert consisting of early material (many never recorded) and covers; the occasion took place under the name Men Overboard
Track 8 recorded at The Fort in the autumn of '86 as part of the opera All and More
Track 9 same as 8. screaming females were taped from several B-movies; the opera was never released or performed in its original form, several songs later showed up on the album North
Tracks 10 and 11 recorded live at Metropodium (Hengelo) june'90
Track 14 recorded at The Melkweg (Amsterdam) feb'88; after the concert at Sneek (see 6.) Spasmodique and Umerto [sic] di Bosso e Compadres did a mutual tour, calling themselves The Howling
Track 15 recorded live at Oosterpoort (Groningen) jan'87 by VARA Radio
Track 16 recorded on 4-track recorder at The Fort april'91; guitars by Hans Brussee (rhythm) and Niek den Brave (lead) who joined the band after Arjo left in july'90
Track 17 same as 16. both guitarplayers left shortly after these recordings, to be succeeded by Raymond Gerrits on leadguitar (with Mark back on rhythm)

Made in Austria.

Track 16 in booklet as listed, on back as "Excerpt From Northernbridge"

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  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout: FRICTION-9101 22 A2 DADC AUSTRIA

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Friction 9101, PRO 45/9001 Spasmodique '86-'91(CD, Comp + 7") Friction, Friction Friction 9101, PRO 45/9001 Europe 1991 Sell This Version