Half-Mute

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Half Mute
Studio album by Tuxedomoon
Released 1980
Recorded 1979 at Audios Amigos Studios, San Francisco
Genre Post-punk
Length 43:10
Label Ralph
Producer Tuxedomoon
Tuxedomoon chronology
Scream with a View
(1979)
Half Mute
(1980)
Desire
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Half Mute, released in 1980, was Californian post-punk group Tuxedomoon's first full–length album, after two EPs, 1978's No Tears and 1979's Scream with a View. The album was rereleased on CD in 1997, bundled together with Scream with a View. Cover art is by Patrick Roques.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Steven Brown, Peter Principle and Blaine L. Reininger, except where noted

  1. "Nazca" – 3:03
  2. "59 to 1" – 3:54
  3. "Fifth Column" (Reininger) – 2:55
  4. "Tritone (Musica Diablo)" – 2:45
  5. "Loneliness" – 2:48
  6. "James Whale" – 2:39
  7. "What Use?" – 3:54
  8. "Volo Vivace" – 2:44
  9. "7 Years" – 3:05
  10. "KM / Seeding the Clouds" – 11:28

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[2] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Retrieved September 5, 2014.