This article is about the Clint Ruin and Lydia Lunch recording. For the Tool song, see
is a collaborative Stinkfist EP from Clint Ruin (aka J. G. Thirlwell) and Lydia Lunch. This outing from the ex- Immaculate Consumptive bandmates was originally released as a 12" in 1987 on Lunch's Widowspeak label. A 1989 CD version added "The Crumb", a single by Lunch and Sonic Youth leader Thurston Moore.
Stinkfist's cover shows Lunch and Ruin—lovers at the time—in a coital embrace. Sleeve Design Clint Ruin and Lydia Lunch - Photographs by Wim van de Hulst - Lettering by Robert Williams
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs written and composed by
Lydia Lunch and Clint Ruin, except "The Crumb" co-written by Thurston Moore.
(I: The Reckoning/II: The Crack/III: The Meltdown) 8:55
"Son of Stink"
Personnel and Production [ edit ]
"Stinkfist" and "Son of Stink":
Thurston Moore – guitars, voice Lydia Lunch – Voice
Clint Ruin –
Loops, treatments, production
Bass/ drums - "grafted and transplanted from eternity." Bass and drums are reworked from Lydia Lunch's "Dead in the Head" on her album. Though uncredited, the original performance is by Ruin. Honeymoon in Red Martin Bisi – Engineering
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