The Young Gods (album)

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The Young Gods
Studio album by The Young Gods
Released April 1987
Recorded Artag Studio
Genre Post-industrial, industrial rock, dark ambient
Label Wax Trax!
Producer Roli Mosimann
The Young Gods chronology
The Young Gods
(1987)
L'Eau Rouge
(1989)
Singles from The Young Gods
  1. "Did You Miss Me?"
    Released: February, 1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[2]
Uncut 5/5 stars[3]

The Young Gods is the eponymous debut album of industrial band The Young Gods. It was released in April 1987, via Wax Trax! Records.

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1987 Melody Maker United Kingdom "Albums of the Year" 1 [4]
1987 Tip Germany "Albums of the Year" * [5]
1987 Sounds United Kingdom "Albums of the Year" * [6]
1989 Sounds United Kingdom "The Top 80 Albums from the '80s" 35 [7]
2005 WOEBOT United States "The 100 Greatest Records Ever" 96 [8]
"*" denotes an unordered list.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nous De La Lune" ("We of the Moon") - 4:33
  2. "Jusqu'au Bout" ("To the End") - 2:34
  3. "A Ciel Ouvert" ("An Open Sky") - 1:46
  4. "Jimmy" - 2:41
  5. "Fais La Mouette" - 4:47
  6. "Percussionne" ("Percussion") - 5:28
  7. "Feu" ("Fire") - 3:04
  8. "Did You Miss Me?" - 3:22
  9. "Si Tu Gardes" - 5:58
  10. "The Irrtum Boys" - 2:41
  11. "Envoyé!" ("Sent") - 2:15
  12. "Soul Idiot" - 4:24
  13. "C.S.C.L.D.F." - 5:10

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Swiss Album Chart[9] 22
UK Indie Chart[10] 14

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ted. "allmusic ((( The Young Gods > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved January 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Young Gods". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.
  3. ^ Columnist. "Review: The Young Gods". Uncut: p.127, September, 2002
  4. ^ "Melody Maker - Albums of the Year". Melody Maker. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  5. ^ "Tip - Albums of the Year". Tip Magazine. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  6. ^ "Sounds - Albums of the Year". Sounds. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  7. ^ "Sounds - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s". Sounds. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  8. ^ "WOEBOT - The 100 Greatest Records Ever". Matthew Ingram. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  9. ^ "The Young Gods - The Young Gods". HitParade.ch. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  10. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Retrieved September 5, 2014.