The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner

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The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner
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Studio album by Fight Like Apes
Released 27 August 2010 (Ireland)
Recorded 2008–2010
Genre Alternative rock
Length 42:57
Label Model Citizen Records
Producer Andy Gill
Fight Like Apes chronology
Fight Like Apes and the Mystery of the Golden Medallion
(2008)
The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner
(2010)
Whigfield Sextape
(2014)
Singles from The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner
  1. "Hoo Ha Henry"
    Released: 20 August 2010

The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner is the second album released by Irish band Fight Like Apes. It was released on 27 August 2010[1] in the Republic of Ireland as the follow-up to their debut album Fight Like Apes and the Mystery of the Golden Medallion.

Background and recording[edit]

Pockets came up with the title.[2] The album was recorded between touring. The album has been largely recorded in Dublin and London. The album has been produced by Andy Gill, the guitarist from Gang of Four who has worked with Futureheads, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Polysics. The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner was available for download in the United States on 25 April 2011.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Fight Like Apes.

No. Title Length
1. "Come On, Lets Talk About Our Feelings" 3:33
2. "Jenny Kelly" 2:51
3. "Pull Off Your Arms & Let's Play In Your Blood" 4:42
4. "Hoo Ha Henry" 2:30
5. "Katmandu (Face It, You're Caviar, I'm Hotdogs)" 2:35
6. "Thank God You Weren't Thirsty (Lightbulb)" 4:11
7. "Poached Eggs" 5:00
8. "Captain A-Bomb" 3:08
9. "Waking Up With Robocop" 4:12
10. "Indie Monster" 2:47
11. "H + Z5 Together At Last" 3:10
12. "Ice Cream Apple Fuck" 4:27
Total length: 42:57

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Irish Albums Chart[3] 3
Irish Independent Albums Chart[4] 1

Singles[edit]

  • The first single from the album is "Hoo Ha Henry". The single was available to download from 20 August 2010.[5]

Reviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exclusive: Fight Like Apes – New album details, artwork and tracklisting revealed - News | State Magazine". State.ie. 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Fight Like Apes admit album title might get them arrested". Hotpress.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ ">> IRMA << Irish Charts - Singles, Albums & Compilations >>". Irma.ie. 2012-01-12. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  4. ^ "Top 10 Independent Artist Albums, Week Ending 2 September 2010". Chart-Track. GfK. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Fight Like Apes". Fightlikeapesmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  6. ^ "TRIPOD SHOW NOVEMBER 27TH van Fight Like Apes op Myspace". Blogs.myspace.com. 2010-09-06. Retrieved 2012-01-16.