A Day in the Stark Corner

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A Day in the Stark Corner
Lycia A Day in the Stark Corner.jpeg
Studio album by Lycia
Released 10 June 1993 (1993-06-10)
Recorded August 1991 (1991-08) - June 1992 (1992-06)
Studio Lycium, Mesa, AZ
Genre Dark wave, ethereal wave
Length 57:11
Label Projekt
Producer Lycia
Lycia chronology
A Day in the Stark Corner

A Day in the Stark Corner is the third studio album by the American Dark Wave band Lycia, released on 10 June 1993 (1993-06-10) by Projekt Records.


Mike VanPortfleet has attributed a lack of quality recording equipment as having a profound effect on Stark Corner's sound.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Ned Raggett of Allmusic gave it 4 out of 5 stars, describing it as being "a series of similar sounding pieces which work wonderfully as an extended mood setter.[1]"

In MK Ultra Issue No. 1, (1995) Peter Steele of Type O Negative said

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Mike VanPortfleet

No. Title Length
1. "And Through the Smoke and Nails"   6:51
2. "Pygmallion"   5:58
3. "The Body Electric"   5:20
4. "Wide Open Spaces"   6:47
5. "The Morning Breaks So Cold and Gray"   7:37
6. "The Remnants and the Ruins"   6:53
7. "Goddess of the Green Fields"   2:34
8. "Everything Is Cold"   3:25
9. "Sorrow Is Her Name"   5:40
10. "Daphne"   6:03


Adapted from the A Day in the Stark Corner liner notes.[3]

Additional musicians and production

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1993 Projekt CD, CS PRO40


  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "Lycia: A Day in the Stark Corner > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 28, 2015.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "allmusic" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ "MK Ultra #1". INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE by: Alex Zander. [dead link]
  3. ^ A Day in the Stark Corner (booklet). Lycia. Brooklyn, New York: Projekt Records. 1993. 

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