Period (Another American Lie)

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Period (Another American Lie)
Ball - Period.jpg
Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedNoise New York
(New York City, NY)
GenreAlternative rock
LabelShimmy Disc
ProducerKramer
B.A.L.L. chronology
Period (Another American Lie)
(1987)
Bird
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."All Is Sought in Progress" 1:32
2."Caveman"  
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
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
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

Personnel[edit]

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

B.A.L.L.

Release history[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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