CD1 (album)

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CD1
ThrobbingGristleCD1Cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1986
Recorded18 March 1979 at Industrial Records Studio, Hackney, England
GenreIndustrial
Length42:13
LabelMute
Throbbing Gristle chronology
Sacrifice
(1986)
CD1
(1986)
TG Live, Vol 1 1976-78
(1993)

CD1 is the unofficial name of an untitled album by English industrial band Throbbing Gristle, released in 1986 through record label Mute.

Release[edit]

The album is their first CD release and has a catalog number of "CD1", hence the adoption of the name. The album has been called "undoubtedly [...] in part responsible for the growing importance of the industrial scene in the late 1980s."[1] The album is an TEAC 8-track recording done on 18 March 1979 at the band's Industrial Records Studio in Hackney, London.[2]

Release[edit]

CD1 was released in 1986 through record label Mute.

Critical reception[edit]

Spin Alternative Record Guide called it "an album of meandering studio experiments".[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."CD1"42:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Bradley (1997). The Billboard Guide to Progressive Music. Billboard Books. ISBN 0823076652.
  2. ^ CD1 (Media notes). Throbbing Gristle. Mute. 1986. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  3. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0679755748.