Sleep in Safety

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Sleep in Safety
Studio album by 45 Grave
Released 1983
Recorded Capitol Studios, Hollywood, United States
Genre Deathrock, horror punk
Length 41:47
Label Enigma
Producer Craig Leon, Paul B. Cutler
45 Grave chronology
Sleep in Safety

Sleep in Safety is the first studio album by American deathrock band 45 Grave. It was released in 1983, through record label Enigma.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by 45 Grave (Dinah Cancer, Paul Cutler and Don Bolles), except as noted. 

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Insurance from God"     5:03
2. "Evil"   Cancer, Bolles, Cutler, Rob Graves 2:52
3. "Partytime"     3:16
4. "Dream Hits II"   Cancer, Cutler 1:48
5. "Slice o' Life"   Bolles, Cutler 6:08
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "45 Grave"     3:30
2. "Phantoms"     3:55
3. "Violent World"   Rev. Mikey Borens 2:05
4. "Bad Love"   Cancer, Cutler 2:45
5. "Surf Bat"   Cutler 1:17
6. "Procession"     5:16

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Contemporary critical reception of the album has been generally positive. AllMusic praised the album, calling it better than the other pioneering deathrock album, Christian Death's Only Theatre of Pain.[1] Trouser Press wrote that the album "contains most of their best songs", calling it "consistently creepy".[2] Spin, on the other hand, opined that the album "never escapes Christian Death's shadow."[3]



  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "Sleep in Safety – 45 Grave : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Robbins, Ira; Fasolino, Greg. " :: 45 Grave". Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Beaujon, Andrew (April 2005). "66.6: Greatest Moments in Goth". Spin: 72. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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