A Diamond Hidden in the Mouth of a Corpse

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A Diamond Hidden in the Mouth of a Corpse
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Compilation album by Various
Released 1985
Genre No wave, experimental
Label Giorno Poetry Systems

A Diamond Hidden in the Mouth of a Corpse is a 1985 no wave compilation released on the Giorno Poetry Systems label.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitlePerforming Artist(s)Length
1."Won't Change"Hüsker Dü 
2."Johnsonius"David Johansen 
3."Scum & Slime"John Giorno Band 
4."Excerpts from the Western Lands: The President, Colonel Bradford, Everyman a God"William S. Burroughs 
5."Halloween"Sonic Youth 
6."Dead Man's Shoes"Cabaret Voltaire 
7."Excerpt from Eyes Without Blood"Diamanda Galás 
8."Neither His Nor Yours"Coil 
9."Game"Michael Gira 
10."Out of the Frying Pan"David Van Tieghem 
11."Tenement Lover"Jessica Hagedorn & the Gangster Choir