Diamanda Galas*The Divine Punishment

Label:Mute – Stumm 27, Mute – stumm 27
Vinyl, LP, Album
Style:Industrial, Experimental, Vocal


Deliver Me From Mine Enemies
AIThis Is The Law Of The Plague
AIIDeliver Me From Mine Enemies
AIIIWe Shall Not Accept Your Quarantine
AIVΕ Ξελόυ Mε [Deliver Me.]
AVYιατί, Ó Θεός?
AVIPsalm 22 [Excerpt]
Free Among The Dead
BIPsalm 88
BIILamentations Chapter 3 (Excerpt)
BIIISono L'Antichristo

Companies, etc.


  • Composed By, Performer, Co-producerDiamanda Galas*
  • Consultant [Consultation]Naut Humon (tracks: BI to BIII)
  • 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)
  • Photography By [Original Cover Photo]T.J. Eng
  • Producer, Mixed ByDave Hunt (tracks: BI to BIII)
  • Text By [All Texts Taken From The Old Testament]Traditional (tracks: AI to BII)


The first part 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.

Executive Production:
Intravenal Sound Operations, San Diego.
ARS Electronica, Linz, Austria.
Mute Records, London.
NEA Opera / Music Theatre, Washington D.C.
The Kitchen, N.Y.C.
Informusic Studios and the Third Wave Productions, San Francisco.

Includes a printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits. Catalog number "Stumm 27" on spine and rear cover, "stumm 27" on labels.

℗ & © Mute Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched): MPO STUMM 27 A¹
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched): MPO STUMM 27 B¹

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The Divine Punishment (LP, Album, Stereo)Mute, MuteINT 146.819, Stumm 27Germany1986
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The Divine Punishment (LP, Album)Mute70457France1986
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The Divine Punishment (LP, Album)Mute71417-1US1986
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The Divine Punishment (LP, Album)Possum Records, MuteSTUMM 27, Stumm 27Australia1986
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The Divine Punishment (LP, Album, Test Pressing)Mute71417-1US1986



  • chris.chantler.5's avatar
    Weirdly my vinyl version of Saint Of The Pit also has The Divine Punishment (LP and sleeve) in the same jacket.
    • Gama_et_al's avatar
      I have one MUTE 1988 version CD STUMM 33 thata includes "the divine punishment & saint of the pit" in only one CD.


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