CD1 (album)

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Studio album by Throbbing Gristle
Released 1986
Recorded 18 March 1979 at Industrial Records Studio, Hackney, England
Genre Industrial
Length 42:13
Label Mute
Throbbing Gristle chronology
TG Live, Vol 1 1976-78

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


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]


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]



  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.