Desire (Tuxedomoon album)

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Studio album by Tuxedomoon
Released 1981
Recorded Jacobs Studios
(Farnham, UK)
Genre Post-punk, experimental rock, industrial
Length 49:31
Label Ralph
Producer Gareth Jones, Tuxedomoon
Tuxedomoon chronology

Desire is the second studio album by American post-punk band Tuxedomoon, released in 1981 by Ralph Records.[1] The album was issued on CD in 1987 by Cramboy, bundled together with No Tears.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

By the critics who reviewed it, Desire was less favourably received than the group's first album, Half-Mute.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Blaine L. Reininger and Winston Tong.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "East" 4:28
2. "Jinx" 5:34
3. "• • •" 1:05
4. "Music #1" 3:47
5. "Victims of the Dance" 5:48
6. "Incubus (Blue Suit)" 3:50
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Desire" 7:06
2. "Again" 6:20
3. "In the Name of Talent (Italian Western Two)" 6:02
4. "Holiday for Plywood (Holiday for Strings)" 5:38


Adapted from the Desire liner notes.[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1981 Ralph LP TX8004
Australia Missing Link LINK 15
France Celluloid 529809
Germany Charisma 6302 102
Greece Virgin EX 01
Italy Expanded Music EX 01
Netherlands 1985 Cramboy Cboy 3030
1987 CD CBoy 3070


  1. ^ Payes, Robert; Sheridan, David (2007). "Tuxedomoon". Trouser Press. Retrieved May 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Mills, Ted. "Tuxedomoon: Desire > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 26, 2016. 
  3. ^ Desire (sleeve). Tuxedomoon. San Francisco, California: Ralph Records. 1981. 

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