Brap: Back and Forth Series 3 & 4

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Brap: Back & Forth Series 3 & 4
Compilation album by Skinny Puppy
Released 1996
Recorded 1983-1986, 1990-1992
Genre Industrial
Length 104:04
Label Nettwerk/EMI Records
0670 0 30103 2 0
W2-30103
Producer cEvin Key
Skinny Puppy chronology
Back and Forth Series 2
(1992)
Brap: Back & Forth Series 3 & 4
(1996)
The Process
(1996)
Alternative cover
Digital Brap
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Brap: Back & Forth Series 3 & 4 is a compilation album by industrial band Skinny Puppy.[2] It was released as a double-CD in 1996. This album reached to #9 in Billboard chart's Top Heatseekers.[3] Disc one is largely instrumental demos (only two tracks feature vocals and a few others vocal samples) whereas Disc two is composed mainly of live cuts (with only two or three studio tracks). The cover art was created by Dave McKean.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one "Back"
No. Title Length
2. "Jackhammer"   4:18
3. "Splasher"   3:51
4. "Double Cross"   5:31
5. "Yo Yo Scrape"   4:39
6. "Carry"   5:18
7. "Guilty"   3:13
8. "The Soul That Creates"   4:03
9. "Brap" (Live 21 October 1986) 3:03
10. "Sparkless"   3:01
11. "Dead Doll" (Demo Version) 2:17
12. "Deadlines" (Demo Version) 4:42
13. "Last Call" (Live in CBC Radio studios, 29 September 1986, although in an edited version.) 6:05
Disc two "Forth"
No. Title Length
2. "Uranus Cancelled" (Stripped down instrumental version of "Knowhere?" from the Last Rights album) 4:21
3. "All Eyes" (Live improvisation from the tour for the Too Dark Park album; edited from "Walking on Ice" track from Spasmolytic Single.) 6:07
4. "Reclamation" (Live 14 December 1990 at the LA Palladium, recorded by a fan) 2:57
5. "Spasmolytic" (Rough mix) 3:54
6. "Grave Wisdom" (Rough mix) 3:42
7. "Tin Omen" (Beginning minutes live 3 November 1990 (from the Heaven's Trash live bootleg), the rest of the song is live 14 December 1990) 6:15
8. "Gods Gift" (Live 14 December 1990) 4:47
9. "Convulsion" (Live 14 December 1990) 3:10
10. "Nature's Revenge" (Rough mix) 3:58
11. "Love In Vein" (Studio remix, possibly unfinished. Rumored to have been a track on the deleted single for the song.) 6:56
12. "TFWO" (Live 14 December 1990) 4:17
13. "Choralone" (Live 14 December 1990. Different lyrics from the studio version.) 3:39

European pressings include "Left Handshake", the omitted track from Last Rights, in between TFWO and Choralone, excluding the data tracks on both discs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ *Wolanski, Coreen (2002). "Skinny Puppy: Every Dog Has Its Day". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. ^ allmusic ((( Skinny Puppy > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))
  4. ^ Kern, Jay (2010). Skinny Puppy: The Illustrated Discography (Second Edition). Mythos Press. p. 49. 

External links[edit]

Back & Forth Vol. 3 & 4 at Discogs (list of releases)