Songs of the Week

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Songs of the Week
Compilation album (bootleg) by Coil
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre Experimental, dark ambient
Length 2:26:53
Producer Coil

Songs of the Week are a collection of songs by Coil distributed via their former primary website Brainwashed.com. Starting in October 1998, a "Song of the week" was made available for download. This feature ended sometime in August 1999. The series consisted of 26 tracks in mp3 format, each at a bit rate of 128kbs, except for track 10, which has a bitrate of 160kbs. The compilation is notable for being released with the band's permission and containing many exclusive song versions and tracks. Vinyl exclusive songs from this set were sourced from vinyl.

"The Dark Age of Love" features Marc Almond on vocals.

This series of releases is commonly known as Black Gold in its 2XCD bootleg version.

Track listing (with most accurate punctuation possible)[edit]

  1. "The Spoiler (LP Version)" - 3:03
  2. "The Wheel (Vocal)" - 2:44
    • Released on compilation If You Can't Please Yourself, You Can't Please Your Soul.
  3. "The Anal Staircase (Dionysian Remix)" - 5:56
  4. "The Anal Staircase (Relentless Mix)" - 3:59
  5. "Keelhauler" - 3:41
  6. "Is Suicide a Solution" - 5:21
  7. "pHILM #1 (vox)" - 9:17
  8. "Static Electrician" - 3:10
    • Released on pHILM #1.
  9. "Red Scratch" - 3:08
    • Released on pHILM #1.
  10. "Nasa Arab (No Skin (Aural Circumcision))" - 9:11
  11. "If It Wasn't Wolves, Then What Was It" - 2:58
  12. "Gnomic Verses" - 5:04
  13. "Blue (Special Alternate Combination Mix)" - 1:59
    • Exclusive version.
  14. "Theme from The Gay Man's Guide to Safer Sex" - 8:13
    • Exclusive.
  15. "Bee Has The Photos" - 4:55
  16. "Egyptian Basses" - 8:16
    • From Backwards demo.
  17. "Pre-Original Chaostrophy" - 5:33
    • Exclusive.
  18. "The Dark Age of Love" - 3:25
    • Exclusive.
  19. "Spastiche" - 5:57
  20. "Assassins Of Hakim Bey" - 4:15
  21. "Protection II" - 13:24
  22. "Rush (Black Sun Remix)" - 5:57
  23. "Stoned Circular III" - 5:22
  24. "Journey To Avebury" - 10:59
    • Released on Brainwaves with longer intro.
  25. "Acid Jam (Part 3)" - 2:42
    • Exclusive.
  26. "Acid Jam (Part 2)" - 8:38
    • Exclusive.

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