Mouth of the Night

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Mouth Of The Night
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Soundtrack album by Psychic TV
Released 1985
Recorded Paradise Studios (3)
Genre Electronic, Rock
Length 11 Tracks
Label Temple Records
Producer Genesis P-Orridge, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson
Vault Records Cover

Mouth Of The Night is a soundtrack album composed, produced and recorded by the band Psychic TV. It was commissioned by Micha Bergese of MANTIS Dance Group to complement one of its ballets. It was recorded over four days in January 1985 at Paradise Studios in Chiswick, London.

The album was re-released as Mouth Of The Knight credited to Psychic TV and Genesis P-Orridge as disc "D" of the Splinter Test six-CD box set on Caroline Records, SYARD005 (1994). It was also released as a so-called "bootleg" CD on Vault Records, VAULT 23, although the Vault CD is not actually a bootleg. The tapes for Mouth of the Night were 'sold outright' to Trevor Jones in 1991 by Genesis along with the master for the Swedish show album and a TG reel titled Grief. However, the Vault CD contains three uncredited tracks, clearly from the same recording session as the Mouth of the Night soundtrack, but that remain unknown. It also features a re-edited and re-pitched version of "Unclean."


Engineering - Danny Dawson, Danny Hyde

Musicians - Alex Fergusson, Genesis P-Orridge*, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Monte Cazazza, Roc Sandford

Producers - Genesis P-Orridge*, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson

Vocal [Treatments] - Akiko Hada, Paula P-Orridge

Sleeve [Design] - Tony Sobers

Photography By - Dee Conway


  • LP, TOPY 010
  • LP picture disc, TOPIC 010
  • Cassette TOPYC 010
  • CD, TOPY 034

Track listing[edit]

Side A

  1. Dawn
  2. Ordeal of Innocence
  3. The Wedding
  4. Rebis
  5. Separation and Undressing

Side B

  1. Discopravity
  2. The Immune Zone
  3. Climax

Caroline release track listing[edit]

  1. Blue Dawn
  2. Ordeals Ov Innocents
  3. Bewedding
  4. Land Escape
  5. Separation And Undressing
  6. Riscopravity
  7. ImmuneDeficiency Zone
  8. Zenith Extremis Pantagruel

Bootleg: Mouth Of The Night[edit]

VAULT 23, Vault Records

includes bonus track Unclean