A Slight Case of Overbombing

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A Slight Case of Overbombing
Compilation album by The Sisters of Mercy
Released 23 August 1993
Recorded 1984–1993
Genre Gothic rock, dark wave
Length 74:36
Label Merciful Release/EastWest
Producer Andrew Eldritch, others
The Sisters of Mercy chronology
Some Girls Wander by Mistake
(1992)
A Slight Case of Overbombing
(1993)
Singles from A Slight Case of Overbombing
  1. "Temple of Love (1992)"
    Released: April 20, 1992
  2. "Under the Gun"
    Released: 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Slight Case of Overbombing: Greatest Hits Volume One is collection of all A-sides of The Sisters of Mercy UK singles released since the band was signed to Time Warner. Non UK singles like "When you don't see me" aren't present, however "Vision Thing (Canadian club remix)" and "Detonation Boulevard (radio edit)", two North-American Promo singles are included. It was released on August 23, 1993, on the band's own label Merciful Release (under distribution contract with EastWest).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Original Album/E.P. Length
1. "Under the Gun"   Andrew Eldritch, Roxanne Seeman Billie Hughes None 5:41
2. "Temple of Love (1992)"   Eldritch Eldritch None 8:07
3. "Vision Thing (Canadian Club Remix)"   Eldritch Eldritch Vision Thing 7:33
4. "Detonation Boulevard (Radio edit)"   Eldritch Andreas Bruhn, Eldritch Vision Thing 3:48
5. "Doctor Jeep (7" radio edit)"   Eldritch Bruhn, Eldritch Vision Thing 3:00
6. "More"   Eldritch, Jim Steinman Eldritch, Steinman Vision Thing 4:44
7. "Lucretia My Reflection (12" extended)"   Eldritch Eldritch Floodland 8:43
8. "Dominion/Mother Russia"   Eldritch Eldritch Floodland 7:01
9. "This Corrosion"   Eldritch Eldritch Floodland 10:15
10. "No Time to Cry"   Eldritch Wayne Hussey First and Last and Always 3:56
11. "Walk Away"   Eldritch Hussey First and Last and Always 3:22
12. "Body and Soul"   Eldritch Eldritch Body and Soul 3:34
Total length:
74:36

Personnel[edit]

Track 1;
Track 2
  • Andrew Eldritch – vocals, keyboards
  • Tim Bricheno – guitar
  • Andreas Bruhn – guitar
  • Doktor Avalanche (drum machine) – drums
Tracks 3–6
  • Andrew Eldritch – vocals, keyboards
  • Tim Bricheno – guitar
  • Andreas Bruhn – guitar
  • Tony James – bass guitar
  • Doktor Avalanche (drum machine) – drums
Tracks 7–9
  • Andrew Eldritch – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Patricia Morrison – bass guitar
  • Doktor Avalanche (drum machine) – drums, synth bass
Tracks 10–12
Additional personnel

References[edit]