Mother Juno

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Mother Juno
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Studio album by The Gun Club
Released October 17, 1987
Recorded Summer 1987
Studio Hansa Tonstudio, Berlin
Genre Post-punk, punk rock
Length 41:14
Label Red Rhino
Producer Robin Guthrie
The Gun Club chronology
The Las Vegas Story
(1984)The Las Vegas Story1984
Mother Juno
Pastoral Hide and Seek
(1990)Pastoral Hide and Seek1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Mother Juno is a 1987 album released by The Gun Club.[2] It was produced by Robin Guthrie of the Cocteau Twins.[3] "Yellow Eyes" was originally entitled "Funky Junkie"; "Nobody's City" was originally "Sleepy Times Blues". The original recordings of Mother Juno were released as Mother Berlin in 2015 on Bang! Records containing an additional track, "Country One"[4].

The cover used a painting by Claus Castenskiold, the Danish-born painter[5]

Track listing[edit]

Original 1987 Album[edit]

All tracks composed by Jeffrey Lee Pierce

  1. "Bill Bailey" – 3:39
  2. "Thunderhead" – 3:28
  3. "Lupita Screams" – 3:12
  4. "Yellow Eyes" – 6:30
  5. "The Breaking Hands" – 4:12
  6. "Araby" – 3:01
  7. "Heart" – 3:59
  8. "My Cousin Kim" – 2:47
  9. "Port of Souls" – 4:49

2005 Remaster (SFTRI 765)[edit]

All tracks composed by Jeffrey Lee Pierce

  1. "Bill Bailey"
  2. "Thunderhead"
  3. "Lupita Screams"
  4. "Yellow Eyes"
  5. "The Breaking Hands"
  6. "Araby"
  7. "Heart"
  8. "My Cousin Kim"
  9. "Port of Souls"
  10. "Crabdance"
  11. "Nobody's City"


The Gun Club


  • Lincoln Fong - engineer
  • André Giere - assistant engineer
  • Claus Castenskiold - sleeve painting