Safety Second, Body Last

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Safety Second, Body Last
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EP by The Locust
Released April 11, 2005 (2005-04-11)
Recorded 2005
Genre Mathcore, noise rock
Length 10:09
Label Ipecac, Southern, Radio Surgery
Producer Alex Newport
The Locust chronology
Plague Soundscapes
Safety Second, Body Last
New Erections

Safety Second, Body Last is an EP by American noise rock band The Locust. The band stated that the album is really just one 10-minute song, though it is split into two tracks, each of which is split into separate movements.[1] The cover art is a piece titled "Treatment" by Neil Burke.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Johnny Loftus of Allmusic described Safety Second, Body Last as "grindy noise with disquieting lulls."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Armless and Overactive
  • "Who's Handling the Population Paste?"
  • "Invented Organs"
  • "New Tongue Sweepstakes"
  • "Consenting Abscess (Part 1)"
  • "Consenting Abscess (Part 2)"
  1. One Decent Leg
  • "Movement Across the Membrane"
  • "Oscillating Eyes"
  • "Immune System Overtime"
  • "Hairy Mouth"


  1. ^ a b c Loftus, Johnny. "Safety Second, Body Last - The Locust". Retrieved July 21, 2012.