Satan's Circus

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Satan's Circus
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Studio album by
Released11 October 2004
RecordedThe Contino Rooms, London, England
GenreElectronic rock
Length131:46
LabelDrone Records
ProducerRichard Fearless, Tim Holmes
Death in Vegas chronology
Scorpio Rising
(2002)
Satan's Circus
(2004)
Milk It: The Best of Death in Vegas
(2005)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(63/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Guardian1/5 stars[3]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[4]
NME(7/10)[1]
PopMatters6/10 stars[5]
Under the Radar6/10 stars[1]
Uncut3/5 stars[6]
URB3.5/5 stars[1]
Yahoo! Music UK6/10 stars[7]

Satan's Circus is the fourth studio album by Death in Vegas, released on 11 October 2004 on Drone Records in the United Kingdom and on 24 May 2005 on Sanctuary Records in the United States. Contrary to previous releases, this album features no guest vocalists. This album is the first release through Death in Vegas's own label, Drone Records. It peaked at #79 on the French Albums Chart.[8]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ein für die Damen"
  2. "Zugaga"
  3. "Heil Xanax"
  4. "Black Lead"
  5. "Sons of Rother"
  6. "Candy McKenzie"
  7. "Reigen"
  8. "Kontroll"
  9. "Anita Berber"
  10. "Head"
  11. "Come on Over to Our Side, Softly Softly"

Bonus disc (Live at Brixton)[edit]

Satan's Circus also contained the Live at Brixton bonus disc, recorded during the performance at Brixton Academy in May 2003.[9]

  1. "Natja"
  2. "Leather"
  3. "Girls"
  4. "Death Threat"
  5. "Rekkit"
  6. "Blood Yawning"
  7. "23 Lies"
  8. "Flying"
  9. "Dirge"
  10. "Help Yourself"
  11. "Scorpio Rising"
  12. "Hands Around My Throat"

Singles[edit]

  • "Ein für die Damen" (vinyl only, 13 September 2004)
  • "Head" (vinyl only, 4 October 2004)

Personnel[edit]

Death in Vegas[edit]

  • Richard Fearless - production, keyboards, programming
  • Tim Holmes - production, keyboards, programming
  • Terry Miles - production, keyboards, engineering
  • Ian Button – guitar
  • Danny Hammond - guitar (tracks: 5, 9, 10)
  • Seamus Beaghen – 2nd guitar
  • Mat Flint – bass (tracks: 3, 9, 10)
  • Moses Kirkland – drums
  • Will Blanchard - drums (track 1)
  • Simon Hanson - drums (track: 10)

Additional musicians[edit]

Susan Delane - vocals on "Heil Xanax"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Critic reviews for Satan's Circus
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ The Guardian review
  4. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  5. ^ PopMatters review
  6. ^ Mulvey, John (December 2004). "Death In Vegas - Satan's Circus". Uncut: 145. Retrieved 2013-06-30.
  7. ^ "Yahoo! Music UK review". Archived from the original on December 18, 2004. Retrieved 2013-06-30.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ lescharts.com
  9. ^ "Death In Vegas Past Concert". Songkick. Retrieved 29 April 2014.

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