Stolen & Contaminated Songs

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Stolen & Contaminated Songs
Studio album by Coil
Released December 11, 1992
Recorded ?
Genre Experimental, electronica
Length 65:56
Label Threshold House
Producer Coil
Coil chronology
The Snow
(1991)
Stolen & Contaminated Songs
(1992)
How To Destroy Angels
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Stolen & Contaminated Songs was the first of two albums recorded and produced by the band Coil in 1992. This CD includes outtakes and unreleased songs from Love's Secret Domain album.

The first edition (LOCI4) had a different cover and came without info of any kind, except for a small numbered flyer stating "This is stolen and contaminated songs". Some copies have a paper sticker on the back of the CD jewel box with the band name, album title (with "1991 e.v." underneath), track list, an address for World Serpent Distribution and a UPC bar code. The later release changed the titles of all of the songs from this edition, albeit with some only having different punctuation.

Although track one is listed as "Futher" its actual title is supposed to be "Further", as the track is a variation on "Further Back and Faster" from the Love's Secret Domain sister album.

After the final track there is a short period of silence before a hidden piece, which consists of electronically distorted voices.

An alternate version of "Who'll Fall?" was released as "Is Suicide a Solution?" on the single Airborne Bells/Is Suicide A Solution?.

This album is currently available in AAC, MP3 and FLAC formats from Coil's official website, Thresholdhouse.com.

Track listing[edit]

Original titles are in (italics and parentheses) after the relevant songs.

  1. "Futher" ("As It Really Is") – 4:21
  2. "Original Chaostrophy" ("Chaos") – 1:52
  3. "Who'll Tell?" ("Who'll Tell") – 3:13
  4. "Omlagus Garfungiloops" ("Exploding Frogs") – 4:24
  5. "Inkling" ("In the Lost Kingdom") – 3:03
  6. "Love's Secret Domain (Original Mix)" ("Love's Secret Domain (Demo)") – 3:57
  7. "Nasa-Arab" ("Nasa-Arab (Live)") – 10:59
  8. "Who'll Fall?" ("Who'll Fall") – 5:31
  9. "The Original Wild Garlic Memory" ("Original Scot Song") – 7:00
  10. "Wrim Wram Wrom" ("Wrim-Wram-Wrom") – 3:13
  11. "Corybantic Ennui" ("Oboe Cop") – 0:42
  12. "Her Friends the Wolves....." ("Her Friends the Wolves") – 10:58
  13. "Light Shining Darkly" ("Dark Nova") – 2:45

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