Tocsin (album)

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Tocsin
TocsinCD.jpg
Studio album by
Released25 June 1984
RecordedLivingston Studios, London 1984
Genre
Length47:09
Label4AD
ProducerMick Glossop
Xmal Deutschland chronology
Fetisch
(1983)
Tocsin
(1984)
Viva
(1987)
Singles from Tocsin
  1. "Incubus Succubus II"
    Released: September 1983

Tocsin is the second studio album by German post-punk band Xmal Deutschland. It was released in June 1984 on 4AD.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

AllMusic awarded Tocsin four-and-a-half stars out of five, praising the album as "a creative high point, a teutonic marriage of Siouxsie and the Banshees' inviting goth-pop and the majestic sonic spaces of the Cocteau Twins."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Xmal Deutschland.

No.TitleLength
1."Mondlicht"5:03
2."Eiland"5:31
3."Reigen"3:59
4."Tag Für Tag"4:51
5."Augen•Blick"3:50
6."Begrab Mein Herz"3:01
7."Nachtschatten"3:56
8."Xmass in Australia"3:14
9."Derwisch"4:32
Bonus tracks on CD reissue
No.TitleLength
10."Incubus Succubus II"4:45
11."Vito"4:26

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Vocals: Anja Huwe
  • Guitars: Manuela Rickers
  • Keyboards: Fiona Sangster
  • Bass: Wolfgang Ellerbrock
  • Drums: Petter Bellendir (tracks 1-9); Manuela Zwingman (tracks 10 and 11)
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mason, Stewart. "Tocsin - Xmal Deutschland - AllMusic". Retrieved 18 June 2015.