Pure (Godflesh album)

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Pure
Godflesh Pure.jpg
Studio album by Godflesh
Released April 13, 1992 (1992-04-13)
Recorded September – October 1991
Genre Industrial metal, post-metal[1]
Length 48:30
Label Earache, Relativity
Producer J. K. Broadrick, G. C. Green
Godflesh chronology
Streetcleaner
(1989)
Pure
(1992)
Selfless
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Q 3/5 stars[3]
Robert Christgau (neither)[4]

Pure is the second album by English industrial metal band Godflesh. It was released on April 13, 1992, on Earache Records. A music video was produced for "Mothra". The CD version includes two bonus tracks.

This LP was re-issued in August 2009 as part of a triple-CD package which also included both the Slavestate EP and the Cold World EP.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Spite" 4:31
2. "Mothra" 4:31
3. "I Wasn't Born to Follow" 7:22
4. "Predominance" 6:16
5. "Pure" 5:02
6. "Monotremata" 9:21
7. "Baby Blue Eyes" 4:39
8. "Don't Bring Me Flowers" 6:48
Total length: 48:30
CD-only bonus tracks
No. Title Length
9. "Love, Hate (Slugbaiting)" 9:57
10. "Pure II" 21:04
Total length: 79:31

Personnel[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1992 The Wire United Kingdom "Albums of the Year" 18 [6]
2000 Terrorizer United Kingdom "100 Most Important Albums of the Nineties" * [7]
"*" denotes an unordered list.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jahdi, Robin (24 June 2015). "The 40 best post-metal records ever made". Fact. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. "allmusic ((( Pure > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved March 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ Columnist. "Pure". Q. May 1992. pg. 77. March 19, 2010
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Godflesh". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Pure". Crumbling Flesh. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Wire - Albums of the Year". The Wire. Archived from the original on April 10, 2008. Retrieved April 16, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Terrorizer - 100 Most Important Albums of the Nineties". Terrorizer. Retrieved April 16, 2008.