Photographs as Memories

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Photographs as Memories
Photographs as Memories cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released30 January 1981
RecordedW.M.R.S Leamington SDA
StudioWoodbine Street Recording Studios
GenrePost-punk[citation needed]
LabelCherry Red
ProducerJohn Rivers
Eyeless in Gaza chronology
Photographs as Memories
Caught in Flux

Photographs as Memories is the debut studio album by English band Eyeless in Gaza. It was released on 30 January 1981, through record label Cherry Red.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Eyeless in Gaza (Pete Becker, Martyn Bates).

Side A
1."Seven Years" 
3."Looking Daggers" 
4."From A. to B." 
5."Clear Cut Apparently" 
6."Speech Rapid Fire" 
7."John of Patmos" 
Side B
1."Knives Replace Air" 
3."In Your Painting" 
4."A Keepsake" 
6."No Noise" 


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Melody Makerfavourable[2]
Record Mirrorunfavourable[2]
Soundsgenerally favourable[3]
Trouser Pressfavourable[4]

AllMusic described the album's "non-style-over-substance sense of work ethic" as "frustrating".[1] Trouser Press described it as a "better-than-decent stab at hook-filled spareness".[4]


  • Pete Becker – unspecified instrumentation, vocals, production
  • Martyn Bates – unspecified instrumentation, vocals, production


  1. ^ a b Carlson, Dean. "Photographs as Memories – Eyeless in Gaza : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Eyeless in Gaza – Caught in Flux". Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  3. ^ Sutherland, Steve (February 14, 1981). "Futura Optima". Sounds. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Carlson, Dean. " :: Eyeless in Gaza". Retrieved 15 February 2013.

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