Hole (Foetus album)

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Hole
Foetus Hole.jpg
Studio album by Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel
Released September 1984
Recorded May 1983 (1983-05)–October 1983 (1983-10) at Wave Studios, London, England
Genre Industrial
Length 42:46
Label Self Immolation/Some Bizzare
Producer J. G. Thirlwell
J. G. Thirlwell chronology
Ache
(1982)
Hole
(1984)
Nail
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Sounds 4.5/5 stars[2]

Hole is a Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel album released in September 1984. It was the first Foetus material released by Self Immolation through Some Bizzare. In 1995, Hole was given a US re-release by Thirsty Ear.

Hole is Self Immolation #WOMB FDL 3.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by J. G. Thirlwell.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Clothes Hoist" 3:25
2. "Lust for Death" 3:38
3. "I'll Meet You in Poland Baby" 4:50
4. "Hot Horse" 3:31
5. "Sick Man" 4:15
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Street of Shame" 3:28
2. "Satan Place" 3:22
3. "White Knuckles" 4:31
4. "Water Torture" 3:50
5. "Cold Day in Hell" 5:28


A vinyl test pressing is released which includes two additional tracks "Sick Man Edit" [1:07] (end of LP side 1) and "Cold Day In Hell Edit" [1:14] (end of LP side 2). Both are edited versions of the originals.

Bonus 12"[edit]

Some copies of the original LP release were packaged with a 12" containing bonus tracks. These tracks later appeared, variously, on Wash/Slog, Finely Honed Machine, and Sink.

  1. "Wash It All Off" – 6:05
  2. "Sick Minutes" – 8:43
  3. "Halo Flamin' Lead" – 4:51
  4. "Finely Honed Machine" – 9:23
  5. "Today I Started Slogging Again" – 7:34

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[3] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farley, Keith. "Hole". Allmusic. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ King, Sam (April 14, 1990). "Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel: Hole". Sounds. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 

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