Suffocate Me

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Suffocate Me
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EP by Angelfish
Released June 8, 1993 (CD) and
June 11, 1993 (Cassette)
Recorded 1993 in Connecticut, United States
Genre Alternative rock, dream pop
Length 13:52
Label Wasteland / Caroline Records
Producer Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth
Angelfish chronology
"Suffocate Me"
(1993)
Heartbreak to Hate
(1994)'Heartbreak to Hate'1994

Suffocate Me was a 1993 extended play release and the debut single by Scottish band Angelfish.[1] While not charting on any mainstream Billboard charts, "Suffocate Me" was received well on college radio, and was followed up in 1994 by the release of Angelfish's self-titled debut album.[1]

The music video for "Suffocate Me" famously aired once by MTV during 120 Minutes, where it was seen by Garbage co-founder Steve Marker.[2] Shirley Manson was asked to join Garbage, and accepted.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Suffocate Me" (Angelfish) – 3:46
  2. "You Can Love Her" (Holly Vincent) – 3:52
  3. "Kimberly" (Patti Smith, Allen Lanier, Ivan Kral) – 3:46
  4. "Trash It" (Angelfish) – 2:55

Both "Suffocate Me" and "You Can Love Her" would appear on the band's debut album, Angelfish, released the following year, while "Trash It" would be re-recorded and released as "Superman" on the B-side of Goodbye Mr Mackenzie's final single "The Way I Walk".

Music video[edit]

The "Suffocate Me" music video was directed by Cameron Casey and premiered in the US on August 6, 1993.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Garbage". Record Collector. 1997-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Garbage: Behind The Music". Behind The Music. 2002-03-31. 
  3. ^ 153 F.Supp.2d 462 RADIOACTIVE, J.V., Plaintiff, v. Shirley MANSON, Defendant. No. 01 Civ.1948(SAS). United States District Court, S.D. New York. (29 July 2001)
  4. ^ "Suffocate me / director, Cameron Casey". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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