The Anal Staircase

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"The Anal Staircase"
Single by Coil
Released 1986
Genre Experimental
Label Force & Form
Some Bizzare (UK)
Relativity (U.S.)
Producer(s) Coil
Coil singles chronology
Panic/Tainted Love
The Anal Staircase
The Wheel/The Wheal

The Anal Staircase is a 12" single by the British group Coil, released in 1986. The single introduced Stephen Thrower as part of Coil. Thrower would then return for the album Horse Rotorvator and would remain a member for many years, his last appearance being on Stolen and Contaminated Songs in 1992. "Blood From the Air," "Ravenous," and an alternate version of "The Anal Staircase" later appeared on Horse Rotorvator.

The single also samples Igor Stravinskys The Rite of Spring.

Track listing[edit]

Side A:

  1. "The Anal Staircase (A Dionysian Remix)"

Side B:

  1. "Blood From the Air"
  2. "Ravenous"