American Songs

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American Songs
EP by Material
Released June 17, 1981 (1981-06-17)
Recorded March, 1981
Genre No Wave, post-disco, post-punk
Label Celluloid Records, CEL 6596
Producer Material with Martin Bisi
Material chronology
Temporary Music
(1981)
American Songs
(1981)
Memory Serves
(1981)

American Songs is a 1981 EP by the New York based No Wave music group Material.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ciquiri" (Discomix) (Bill Laswell, Fred Maher, Michael Beinhorn, Robert Quine) – 6:22
  2. "Detached" (Laswell, Maher, Beinhorn, Quine) – 5:02
  3. "Discourse" (Laswell, Beinhorn, Cliff Cultreri, Bill Bacon – 4:05
  4. "Slow Murder" (Laswell, Beinhorn, Cultreri, Bacon) – 3:59

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel

Production[edit]

  • Tracks 1 and 2 recorded March 1 & 2, 1981. Produced by Material with Martin Bisi.
  • Tracks 3 and 4 recorded in March, 1980. Produced by Material with Martin Bisi.

Release history[edit]

  • American Songs – 1981 – Red Rec., EP 001 (12")
  • American Songs – 1981 – Celluloid, CEL 6596 (12")
  • "Ciquiri"/"Detached" single – 1982 – Red Rec., RS 12012 (12²)
  • "Discourse"/"Slow Murder" single – 1980 – Red Rec., 45001 (7")
  • "Discourse"/"Slow Murder" single – 198? – Celluloid, CEL 6219 (7")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Material - American Songs". Celluloid Records. 2014. Retrieved October 19, 2014.