Skin Yard (album)

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Skin Yard
Skin yard.jpg
Studio album by Skin Yard
Released January, 1987
Recorded 1985-86
Genre Grunge
Label Cruz
Producer Skin Yard
Skin Yard chronology
Skin Yard
(1986)
Hallowed Ground
(1988)Hallowed Ground1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Skin Yard was the first album released by the band Skin Yard in January, 1987. 1400 vinyl copies were released on translucent skin-tone vinyl.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Skins in My Closet" (Endino / McMillan)
  2. "Reptile" (Cameron / McMillan)
  3. "Epitaph for Yesterday" (Endino / House / McMillan)
  4. "The Blind Leading the Blind" (Endino / House / McMillan)
  5. "Scratch" (Endino)
  6. "Burning the Candle" (House / McMillan) (only on original vinyl issue)
  7. "Dear Deceased" (Endino / House / McMillan)
  8. "Stuck in a Plan" (Endino / House / McMillan)
  9. "Jabberwocky" (Cameron / Endino / House / McMillan)
  10. "Gelatin Babies" (Endino / House / McMillan) (CD and reissue vinyl only)
  11. "Bleed" (House / McMillan) (CD and reissue vinyl only)
  12. "Out of the Attic" (Endino / House / McMillan) (CD only)
  13. "Skinstruction" (Cameron / Endino) (CD only)
  14. "Red Tension" (Cameron / Endino / House) (CD only)
  15. "The Birds" (Endino / House / McMillan) (CD only)
  16. "She Shook Me Cold" (David Bowie cover) (Recorded Live - CD only)

Personnel[edit]

  • Ben McMillan — lead vocals / sax
  • Jack Endino — guitar / bass
  • Daniel House — bass / piano
  • Matt Cameron — drums / percussion
  • Jason Finn — drums on "Bleed" and "Out of the Attic"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Skin-Yard.com, Skin Yard- The self-titled 1st album
    C/Z CD cover design by Beth Hendrickson & Daniel House.
  3. ^ Jack Endino's official Skin Yard site