Birth, School, Work, Death

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Birth, School, Work, Death
The Godfathers - Birth, School, Work, Death.jpg
Studio album by The Godfathers
Released 1988
Genre Alternative rock
Length 36:57
Label Epic
Producer Vic Maile
The Godfathers chronology
Hit by Hit
(1986)Hit by Hit1986
Birth, School, Work, Death
(1988)
More Songs About Love and Hate
(1989)More Songs About Love and Hate1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Birth, School, Work, Death is an album by the alternative rock band The Godfathers, released in 1988.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by The Godfathers

  1. "Birth, School, Work, Death" 4:08
  2. "If I Only Had Time" 2:29
  3. "Tell Me Why" 2:50
  4. "It's So Hard" 3:39
  5. "When Am I Coming Down" 4:55
  6. "Cause I Said So" 2:46
  7. "The Strangest Boy" 3:58
  8. "S.T.B." 2:32
  9. "Just Like You" 3:10
  10. "Obsession" 3:48
  11. "Love is Dead" 2:42

Lemon Recordings released an expanded version in 2011.[2]

  1. Miss That Girl (B-Side) 2:50
  2. I Can Only Give You Everything (B-Side) 3:03
  3. When Am I Coming Down (Live Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL: March 26, 1988) 4:19
  4. Cold Turkey (Live Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL: March 26, 1988) 4:28
  5. Those Days Are Over (Live Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL: March 26, 1988) 3:32
  6. I'm Unsatisfied (Live Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL: March 26, 1988) 3:18

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Coyne - bass, vocals
  • Peter Coyne - vocals
  • Kris Dollimore - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Gibson - guitar, vocals
  • George Mazur - drums, percussion, vocals
  • Bobby Valentino - violin

Cover versions[edit]

The Serbian alternative rock band Supernaut covered the song "If I Only Had Time" with lyrics in Serbian language entitled "Zločin" ("Crime") on their 2006 album Eli.[3] Manhead covered the song "Birth, School, Work, Death" in 2004. Local H also covered the song "Birth, School, Work, Death" in 2003 and it appears on The No Fun EP.

References[edit]