A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick (PIG album)

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This article is about the 1988 indie album by the industrial rock band "PIG"
For the unrelated live album of the 1976 benefit show for Amnesty International – see: A Poke In The Eye (With A Sharp Stick)
A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick
Studio album by PIG
Released 1988
Genre Post-industrial
Length 40:28, 47:41 (CD version)
Label Wax Trax! Records
Producer Raymond Watts, John Caffery, J. G. Thirlwell
PIG chronology
A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick
(1988)
Sick City
(1989)

A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick is a 1988 album by Raymond Watts under the moniker PIG. It was reissued in Japan in 1998 by Blue Noise. An extremely low-budget promotional video for "Shit for Brains" exists, and was released on the Best Of Berlin Independence Days '88 compilation VHS.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Tolls for Thee (Pig Breath)" (Raymond Watts) – 4:25
  2. "Scumsberg" (Watts) – 4:02
  3. "One for the Neck" (Watts) – 3:54
  4. "Hildelinde" (traditional) – 2:45
  5. "My Favourite Car" (Watts) – 5:01
  6. "Never for Fun" (Watts) – 5:26
  7. "Shit for Brains" (Watts) – 4:36
  8. "Red Man" (Watts) – 6:06
  9. "The Press" (Watts) – 3:59
  10. "Peoria" (Watts/J. G. Thirlwell) – 7:13
  • Track 10 is neither available on vinyl releases of this album nor on the CD release YELLOW 28. The release "Sick City" (RTD M 28-1) features this track.[2]

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