Deaf (album)

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Deaf
Studio album by You've Got Foetus on Your Breath
Released September, 1981
Recorded 1981 at Lavender Sound, London, England
Genre Industrial
Length 46:38
Label Self Immolation
Producer J. G. Thirlwell
J. G. Thirlwell chronology
Deaf
(1981)
Ache
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.3/10)[2]

Deaf, the debut album from J. G. Thirlwell's You've Got Foetus on Your Breath was released in 1981 on Thirlwell's own Self Immolation Records label. Thirsty Ear reissued the album as a CD in 1997 in the US. Both releases were limited editions: only 2,000 copies of the LP and 4,000 copies of the CD were produced.

The Deaf LP is Self Immolation #WOMB OYBL 1. The CD re-release is Ectopic Ents #ECT ENTS 012.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by J. G. Thirlwell

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "New York or Bust"   2:00
2. "Is That a Line?"   7:09
3. "Why Can't It Happen to Me?"   3:14
4. "I Am Surrounded by Incompetence"   4:52
5. "What Have You Been Doing?"   5:32
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Today I Started Slogging Again"   5:48
2. "Harold MacMillan"   3:35
3. "Thank Heaven for Push Button Phones"   4:26
4. "Flashback"   3:37
5. "Negative Energy"   6:08

The final track on the CD seems to approximate a locked groove, with the same few seconds of music repeated for the final 10 minutes.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinds, Andy. "Deaf". Allmusic. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ Schreiber, Ryan. "You've Got Foetus On Your Breath: Deaf". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 

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