The Way to Salvation

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The Way to Salvation
The Way to Salvation (King Missile album) coverart.jpg
Studio album by King Missile
Released April 16, 1991
Recorded Fort Apache Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 1991
Genre Avant-garde
Length 46:43
Label Atlantic
Producer King Missile, Lou Giordano
King Missile chronology
Mystical Shit
(1990)Mystical Shit1990
The Way to Salvation
(1991)
Happy Hour
(1992)Happy Hour1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau A−[1]

The Way to Salvation is the fourth album by avant-garde band King Missile, and the band's first for Atlantic Records. It was released on April 16, 1991.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by John S. Hall (except "Betrayal Takes Two," a Richard Hell cover).

  1. "The Way to Salvation" (Hall, Dave Rick) – 2:06
  2. "Life" (Hall, David Ramirez, Rick, Chris Xefos) – 4:02
  3. "The Boy Who Ate Lasagna and Could Jump over a Church" (Hall, Rick) – 1:33
  4. "The Story of Willy" (Hall, Ramirez, Rick) – 2:24
  5. "Dinosaurs" (Hall, Rick) – 3:26
  6. "I Wish" (Hall, Rick) – 2:32
  7. "The Indians" (Hall) – 1:41
  8. "It's" (Hall, Ramirez, Rick, Xefos) – 5:04
  9. "My Heart Is a Flower" (Hall, Rick) – 2:36
  10. "Pickaxe" (Hall, Ramirez, Rick) –2:30
  11. "Sex with You" (Hall, Rick) – 3:36
  12. "Part Two" (Hall, Rick) – 2:12
  13. "Betrayal Takes Two" (Hell, Ivan Julian) – 3:09
  14. "Listen to Me" (Hall, Ramirez, Rick) – 2:28
  15. "Come Closer" (Hall, Xefos) – 2:58
  16. "Scotland" (Hall) – 1:09
  17. "To Walk Among the Pigs" (Hall, Rick) – 2:55

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "King Missile". Robert Christgau.