Birth, School, Work, Death

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Birth, School, Work, Death
Studio album by The Godfathers
Released 1988
Genre Alternative rock
Length 36:57
Label Epic
Producer Vic Maile
The Godfathers chronology
Hit by Hit
(1986)
Birth, School, Work, Death
(1988)
More Songs About Love and Hate
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Birth, School, Work, Death is an album by the alternative rock band The Godfathers, released in 1988. The album's release pre-dated the explosion of the alternative rock scene, and therefore went relatively unnoticed in the band's native UK.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by The Godfathers

  1. "Birth, School, Work, Death" 4:08
  2. "If I Only Had Time" 2:29
  3. "Tell Me Why" 2:50
  4. "It's So Hard" 3:39
  5. "When Am I Coming Down" 4:55
  6. "Cause I Said So" 2:46
  7. "The Strangest Boy" 3:58
  8. "S.T.B." 2:32
  9. "Just Like You" 3:10
  10. "Obsession" 3:48
  11. "Love is Dead" 2:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Coyne - bass, vocals
  • Peter Coyne - vocals
  • Kris Dollimore - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Gibson - guitar, vocals
  • George Mazur - drums, percussion, vocals
  • Bobby Valentino - violin

Cover versions[edit]

The Serbian alternative rock band Supernaut covered the song "If I Only Had Time" with lyrics in Serbian language entitled "Zločin" ("Crime") on their 2006 album Eli.[2] Manhead covered the song "Birth, School, Work, Death" in 2004. Local H also covered the song "Birth, School, Work, Death" in 2003 and it appears on the The No Fun EP.

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