A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die (album)

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A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die
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Studio album by the Flesh Eaters
Released 1981
Studio Rhapsody Studios
Genre Punk rock
Label Ruby Records
Producer Chris D.
The Flesh Eaters chronology
No Questions Asked
A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die
Forever Came Today
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Vinyl DistrictA+ [1]

A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die is the second album from American punk rock band the Flesh Eaters. Released in 1981, it is perhaps their most acclaimed work. The band's roster on this album comprises Dave Alvin (guitar), John Doe (bass), Chris D. (vocals, maracas), Steve Berlin (saxophone, rhythm sticks), D. J. Bonebrake (maracas, snare, marimbas) and Bill Bateman (drums).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Chris D. except where noted.

  1. "Digging My Grave" – 4:21
  2. "Pray Til You Sweat" – 2:36
  3. "River of Fever" – 3:55
  4. "Satan's Stomp" – 5:49
  5. "See You in the Boneyard" – 3:30
  6. "So Long" – 3:30
  7. "Cyrano de Berger's Back" (John Doe) – 3:22
  8. "Divine Horseman" – 7:08

"Cyrano de Berger's Back" was composed by John Doe, and was later covered by his band X on their album See How We Are.


  1. ^ Neff, Joseph (July 24, 2014). "Graded on a Curve: The Flesh Eaters, A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die". The Vinyl District. Retrieved October 26, 2016.

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