Blast of Silence (Axed My Baby for a Nickel)

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Blast of Silence
The Golden Palominos - Blast of Silence.jpg
Studio album by The Golden Palominos
Released February 13, 1986 (1986-02-13)
Recorded RPM Studios in New York City
Genre Alternative rock
Length 44:10
Label Celluloid
Producer Anton Fier
The Golden Palominos chronology
Visions of Excess
(1985)Visions of Excess1985
Blast of Silence
A Dead Horse
(1989)A Dead Horse1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B-[2]

Blast of Silence is the third album by The Golden Palominos, released in 1986 by Celluloid Records.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I've Been the One" Lowell George 3:18
2. "Something Becomes Nothing" Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Matthew Sweet 5:08
3. "The Push and the Shove" Robert Kidney 4:27
4. "(Something Else Is) Working Harder" Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Jody Harris 5:19
5. "Angels" Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Syd Straw 5:01
6. "Diamond" Peter Holsapple 4:40
7. "Faithless Heart" Don Dixon, Anton Fier, Jody Harris 4:04
8. "Work Was New" Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier 4:08
9. "Strong, Simple Silences" Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier 4:19
10. "Brides of Jesus" Lowell George, Bill Payne 3:34


  • Larry Hirsch – recording
  • Don Hünerberg – recording
  • Mike Krowiak – engineering, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – recording


  1. ^ Kurutz, Steve. "Blast of Silence". Allmusic. Retrieved November 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Golden Palominos: Blast of Silence". Robert Retrieved November 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Golden Palominos - Blast of Silence (Axed My Baby for a Nickel)". Celluloid Records. 2014. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 

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