When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake!

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When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake!
Angkor Wat - When Obscenity Becomes the Norm.jpg
Studio album by Angkor Wat
Released April 1989 (1989-04)
Recorded September – October 1988 (1988-10)
Studio Austin Recording Studios, Austin, TX
Genre Thrash metal, hardcore punk
Length 38:52
Label Metal Blade
Producer Angkor Wat, Kerry Crafton
Angkor Wat chronology
When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake!
(1989)
Corpus Christi
(1990)Corpus Christi1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake! is the debut studio album of Angkor Wat, released in April 1989 by Metal Blade Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Innocence '89" Adam Grossman, Danny Lohner, Dave Nuss 4:29
2. "Something to Cry About" Adam Grossman, Danny Lohner, Dave Nuss 2:28
3. "Seat of Power" Adam Grossman, Danny Lohner, Dave Nuss 2:30
4. "Prolonged Agony/Ricky" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 4:10
5. "The Search" Adam Grossman, Danny Lohner, Dave Nuss 3:23
6. "Awake!" Adam Grossman, Danny Lohner, Dave Nuss 0:47
7. "Under Lock and Key" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 4:04
8. "Emotional Blackmail" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 3:02
9. "Warsaw" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 4:12
10. "Died Young" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 2:30
11. "Circus of Horrors/Civilized" David Brinkman, Adam Grossman 7:12

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake! liner notes.[2]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1989 Metal Blade CD, LP 51155

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angkor Wat: When Obscenity Becomes the Norm > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ When Obscenity Becomes the Norm...Awake! (booklet). Angkor Wat. Los Angeles, California: Metal Blade. 1989. 

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