The Devil's Bris

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The Devil's Bris
Studio album by Voltaire
Released June 9, 1998
Genre Dark cabaret
Length 45:09
Label Projekt Records
Voltaire chronology
The Cave Canem Demos
(1989) / (2012)
The Devil's Bris
(1998)
Almost Human
(2000)

The Devil's Bris is the debut album by the dark cabaret/Dark Wave artist Voltaire. It was released in 1998 by Projekt Records. The album's title is derived from the juxtaposition of the figure of the devil and the Jewish circumcision ritual, the bris milah.

The tracks "Ex-Lover's Lover" and "When You're Evil" also appear on Voltaire's greatest hits album Deady Sings!. Live versions of the tracks "Ex-Lover's Lover" and "When You're Evil" appear on Voltaire's live album Live!.

"When You're Evil" is featured in the horror film 100 Tears, as well as in Deady, a minigame on ebilgames.com.

The cover feature's Voltaire's face as a doll or a skull on a black background.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Voltaire, except for "Shalom", a folkloric Jewish song. 

No. Title Length
1. "Ex-Lover's Lover"   4:51
2. "Anniversary"   4:35
3. "Parade"   3:59
4. "The Man Upstairs"   4:21
5. "They Know Me"   4:00
6. "Oweee"   0:33
7. "Snakes"   4:10
8. "Ravens Land"   2:56
9. "The Chosen"   4:48
10. "All the Way Down"   3:46
11. "When You're Evil"   4:36
12. "Shalom"   2:32

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