Thaw (Foetus album)

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Thaw
Foetus Thaw.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1988
RecordedDecember 1987 (1987-12)–March 1988 (1988-03) at BC Studio, Brooklyn, New York
GenreIndustrial
Length39:34
LabelSelf Immolation/Some Bizzare
ProducerJ. G. Thirlwell
J. G. Thirlwell chronology
Stinkfist
(1987)
Thaw
(1988)
Rife
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
NME4/5 stars[2]
Sounds3/5 stars[3]

Thaw is a Foetus Interruptus album released by Self Immolation/Some Bizzare in September 1988 and also released on Some Bizzare 1995, by Thirsty Ear. The track "English Faggot/Nothin Man" was inspired by a harassing message Thirlwell received on his answering machine.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by J. G. Thirlwell.

No.TitleLength
1."Don't Hide It Provide It"4:29
2."Asbestos"5:01
3."Fin"0:37
4."English Faggot/Nothin Man"3:38
5."Hauss-on-Fah"5:56
6."Fratricide Pastorale"1:59
7."The Dipsomaniac Kiss"4:12
8."Barbedwire Tumbleweed"3:25
9."¡Chingada!" (in Spanish, translation here)3:16
10."A Prayer for My Death"7:01

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[4] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harper, Jim. "Thaw". Allmusic. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Swift, David (September 24, 1988). "Foetus Interruptus: Thaw". NME. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  3. ^ King, Sam (April 14, 1990). "Foetus Interruptus: Thaw". Sounds. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  4. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2014.

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