Torment and Toreros

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Torment and Toreros
Studio album by Marc and the Mambas
Released 1983 (Reissued in 1987, 1992, 1997, 2004, and 2009
Recorded Trident Studios (January 1983 - May 1983)
Genre Alternative rock, gothic rock, new wave
Label Some Bizarre
Producer Marc Almond
Marc and the Mambas chronology
Untitled
(1982)
Torment and Toreros
(1983)
Bite Black and Blues
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Torment and Toreros is the second album to be released by Marc and the Mambas, the album reached #28 in the UK album charts in August 1983.[2] It also is the last album to go under the name "Marc and the Mambas". The next album Almond issued was credited to Rauol And The Ruined, the album, Bite Black and Blues is a live album and was initially only available via the Marc Almond fan club.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Marc Almond; except where indicated

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Intro" (Almond, Sally Mambasa) - 3:17
  2. "Boss Cat" (Almond, Anne Stephenson, Ginny Hewes) - 4:17
  3. "The Bulls" (Jacques Brel) - 2:18
  4. "Catch a Fallen Star" - 5:12
  5. "The Animal In You" (Almond, Mambasa) - 7:19
  6. "In My Room" (Antonio Prieto) - 3:01
  7. "First Time" - 3:38
  8. "(Your Love Is A) Lesion" - 5:38
  9. "My Former Self" (Almond, Annie Hogan) - 2:45
  10. "Once Was" (Almond, The Venomettes) - 5:10

Universal Music Japan 2004 Extra Tracks

  1. "Fun City" - 7:49
  2. "Sleaze Take It, Shake It" - 7:17
  3. "Sleaze Taking It, Shaking It" - 7:15

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "The Untouchable One" (Almond, Jenkinson) - 6:03
  2. "Blood Wedding" (Traditional) - 01:51
  3. "Black Heart" (Almond, Hogan) - 04:50
  4. "Medley: Narcissus/Gloomy Sunday/Vision" (Almond, Steve Sherlock/ Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress/Peter Hammill) 11:46
  5. "Torment" (Almond, Steven Severin, Robert Smith) - 4:21
  6. "A Million Manias" (Almond, Foetus) - 5:52
  7. "My Little Book of Sorrows" (Marc Almond) - 5:59
  8. "Beat out that Rhythm on a Drum" (Georges Bizet, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 5:00

Universal Music Japan 2004 Extra Tracks

  1. "Your Aura" (Marc Almond) - 6:18
  2. "Mamba" (Mambas, Marc Almond) - 12:05
  3. "First Time" - 3:38 (Venomettes, Almond)
  4. "You'll Never see Me on a Sunday" (Almond, Hogan) - 2:51

Somebizzare 2009 Extra Tracks

  1. "Your Aura" (Marc Almond) - 6:18
  2. "You'll Never see Me on a Sunday" (Almond, Hogan) - 2:51
  3. "Mamba" (Mambas, Marc Almond) - 12:05

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