Period (Another American Lie)

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Period (Another American Lie)
Ball - Period.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedNoise New York
(New York City, NY)
GenreAlternative rock
LabelShimmy Disc
B.A.L.L. chronology
Period (Another American Lie)
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Period (Another American Lie) is the debut studio album by B.A.L.L., released in 1987 by Shimmy Disc.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Don Fleming; all music is composed by B.A.L.L..

Side one
1."All Is Sought in Progress" 1:32
3."Ballad of Little Richard" 1:49
4."The King Will Never Die" 2:14
5."Skull and Cross"  
6."Bastard Baby Boy"  
7."No Song"  
8."Always" (John Lennon cover)John Lennon 
9."Favorite Day" 3:06
10."My T.V. Is Broke" 2:30
11."The French" 1:34
Side two
1."I Can Never Say" (The Pretty Things cover)Phil May, Brian Pendleton, Vivian Prince, John Stax, Dick Taylor4:29
2."Billy and the Comets"  
3."Black Spring" 4:32
4."Treasure Island" 2:19
5."Fuck the Law"  
6."St. Vitus Dance" 2:56
7."In the Woods" 2:22
8."Theme B.A.L.L." 2:11


Adapted from the Period (Another American Lie) liner notes.[3]


Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1987 Shimmy Disc LP shimmy 006


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "B.A.L.L.: Period (Another American Lie) > Review". AllMusic. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Kenny, Glenn (2007). "B.A.L.L." Trouser Press. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  3. ^ Period (Another American Lie) (sleeve). B.A.L.L. New York City, New York: Shimmy Disc. 1987.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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