Lydia Lunch: Spoken Word

(November 1982 - today)

Discography


Discography: a chronological overview of all record releases. Recordings of Lydia Lunch's Spoken Word releases.
Regular releases, Guest appearances, Various Artists recordings and Unofficial releases.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-

Regular releases

HARD ROCK - EP (Feb-84)

Hard Rock -front HARD ROCK (TAPE)

Tracklist: Lydia Lunch: Wet Me On A Dead Night (14 mins)// Michael Gira: Iím an Infant/I Worship Him (23 mins).

Recording info: Lydia's part recorded on a Sony Walkman in Michael Gira's bedroom and Michael's part in his kitchen ,Brooklyn, New York City during Feb-84.

Notes: Spoken Word. Split Lydia Lunch/ Michael Gira [Swans] tape. Ecstatic Peace label founded by Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth].

  • Ecstatic Peace -E#1 (US,Feb-84) Ltd ed. 600 copies.

Hard Rock -label

THE UNCENSORED LYDIA LUNCH - ALBUM (14-Feb-85)

The Uncensored -front THE UNCENSORED LYDIA LUNCH (TAPE)

Tracklist: Dear Whores/ Shotgun/ Ugly Notes On Dirty Brown Paper// Black Romeo/ Daddy Dearest.

Recording info: Recorded in a studio in London during Nov-84. Engineered by Paul Gomersall.

Notes: Spoken Word. First release on Lydia Lunch's own newly formed Widowspeak label. Total time: 46mins. "Daddy Dearest" also released on the "Crimes Against Nature" album. Re-released on "The Uncensored/Oral Fixation" CD (1990), except for "Ugly Notes On Dirty Brown Paper".

  • Widowspeak/Rough Trade -WSP1 (UK,14-Feb-85) Ltd edition.

The Uncensored -label

The Uncensored Oral Fixation -front THE UNCENSORED/ORAL FIXATION (CD)

Tracklist: Dear Whores/ Shotgun/ Black Romeo/ Daddy Dearest/Oral Fixation.

Recording info: "The Uncensored" recorded in a studio in London during Nov-84. Engineered by Paul Gomersall. "Oral Fixation" recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88.

Notes: Spoken Word. Re-release of "The Uncensored" tape album (WSP1) (omitting "Ugly Notes On Dirty Brown Paper" from the original release) and "Oral Fixation" vinyl album (WSP16).

  • Widowspeak -WSP23CD (US,May-90)
  • Widowspeak -WSP23CD (UK,May-90)
  • Widowspeak/Torso records -TORSO CD147 (NL,May-90)
  • Widowspeak/Torso/EFA -TORSO CD147/EFA 02352-26 (GE,May-90)

The Uncensored  Oral Fixation -back

The Uncensored Oral Fixation Atavistic -front THE UNCENSORED/ORAL FIXATION (CD)

Tracklist: Dear Whores/ Shotgun/ Black Romeo/ Daddy Dearest/Oral Fixation.

Recording info: "The Uncensored" recorded in a studio in London during Nov-84. Engineered by Paul Gomersall. "Oral Fixation" recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88.

Notes: Spoken Word. Re-release of "The Uncensored" tape album (WSP1) (omitting "Ugly Notes On Dirty Brown Paper" from the original release) and "Oral Fixation" vinyl album (WSP16).

  • Atavistic -ALP70CD (US,10-Sep-96)


ORAL FIXATION - SINGLE (May-89)

Oral Fixation Flexi -front ORAL FIXATION (7")

Tracklist: Lydia Lunch: Oral Fixation (excerpt)/ Emilio Cubeiro: Respect Is Grey.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88.

Notes: Spoken Word. Flexi given away with May-89 issue of The Catalogue (record industry monthly). Excerpt from the "Oral Fixation" album (WSP16). Emilio Cubeiro's "Respect Is Grey" taken from his "Death Of An Asshole" album (WSP22).

  • Catalogue -CAT070 (UK,May-89)


ORAL FIXATION - ALBUM (Sep-89)

Oral Fixation LP -front ORAL FIXATION (LP)

Tracklist: Oral Fixation.

Recording info: Recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88.

Notes: Spoken Word. Initial working title was "Timebomb". Total time: 38 mins. Re-released on "The Uncensored/Oral Fixation" CD (1990).

  • Widowspeak -WSP16 (UK,Sep-89) LP
  • Widowspeak -WSP16 (US,Sep-89) LP

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CONSPIRACY OF WOMEN - ALBUM (14-Feb-91)

C.O.W. Pathological -front CONSPIRACY OF WOMEN (LP/CD/CS)

Tracklist: Conspiracy Of Women.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Sputnik Cinema in Berlin on 12-Apr-90. Mastered by Jim G.Thirlwell.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 49mins.

  • Widowspeak -WSP21 (US,14-Feb-91) LP/CD/CS
  • Pathological Records -PATH 6CD (UK,14-Feb-91) CD

C.O.W. Pathological -back

C.O.W. Other People -front CONSPIRACY OF WOMEN (LP)

Tracklist: I Just Got Back From Los Angeles// Why, Why Was I Born An American/ American Invasion.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Sputnik Cinema in Berlin on 12-Apr-90. Mastered by Jim G.Thirlwell. Track 3 remix of part of track 2 by Lydia Lunch, Weasel Walter and Nicolas Jaar.

Notes: Rerelease with extra track "American Invasion" (2:35).

  • Other People -OP027 (US,04-May-15)

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P.O.W. - ALBUM (Feb-92)

P.O.W. -front P.O.W. (CD)

Tracklist: P.O.W.

Recording info: Recorded in live @ Zaal 100, Amsterdam on 23-Feb-91.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 51mins. Includes 33 page hardbound booklet with the text.

  • Soyo Records/Staalplaat -ISBN 9072789068 (NL,Feb-92)
    Limited edition in wooden box. 300 copies.

P.O.W. -booklet

CRIMES AGAINST NATURE - ALBUM (Jun-93)

Crimes TripleX -front CRIMES AGAINST NATURE (3CD)

Tracklist: Disc I: 1.Crimes Against Nature/ 2.The Beast/ 3.Unearthly Delights/ 4.Cruel Story Of Youth/ 5.Daddy Dearest/ 6.Terminal Distraction/ Disc II: 1.Shock Corridor/ 2.Oral Fixation/ Disc III: 1.The Right To Revolt/ 2.Conspiracy Of Women.

Recording info: Disc I: 1-4 Recorded @ Brent Newman's studio, New Orleans on 13-Jun-92; 5-6 Recorded in a studio in London during Oct-84. Engineered by Paul Gomersall. Disc II: 1 Recorded @ Brent Newman's studio, New Orleans in Jun-92; 2 Recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88. Disc III: 1 Recorded live @ the Cactus Cafť, Austin, on 03-Sep-92, 2 recorded live @ the Sputnik Cinema in Berlin on 12-Apr-90. Mastered by Jim G.Thirlwell.

Notes: Spoken Word anthology. Compilation of the "Oral Fixation" (1989) album (Disc II-2), the "Conspiracy Of Women" (1991) album (Disc III-2), the "Unearthly Delights" (1993) single (Disc I-3), excerpt from "The Uncensored" (1985) album (Disc I-5) plus some unreleased tracks (Disc I-1,2,4,6/ Disc II-1 and Disc III-1).

  • Triple X Records -51157-2 (US,Jun-93) In silkscreen slipcase.

Crimes TripleX -booklet

Crimes Atavistic -front CRIMES AGAINST NATURE (3CD)

Tracklist: Disc I: 1.Crimes Against Nature/ 2.The Beast/ 3.Unearthly Delights/ 4.Cruel Story Of Youth/ 5.Daddy Dearest/ 6.Terminal Distraction/ Disc II: 1.Shock Corridor/ 2.Oral Fixation/ Disc III: 1.The Right To Revolt/ 2.Conspiracy Of Women.

Recording info: Disc I: 1-4 Recorded @ Brent Newman's studio, New Orleans on 13-Jun-92; 5-6 Recorded in a studio in London during Oct-84. Engineered by Paul Gomersall. Disc II: 1 Recorded @ Brent Newman's studio, New Orleans in Jun-92; 2 Recorded live @ Lines the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit on 24-Jan-88. Disc III: 1 Recorded live @ the Cactus Cafť, Austin, on 03-Sep-92, 2 recorded live @ the Sputnik Cinema in Berlin on 12-Apr-90. Mastered by Jim G.Thirlwell.

Notes: Spoken Word anthology. Compilation of the "Oral Fixation" (1989) album (Disc II-2), the "Conspiracy Of Women" (1991) album (Disc III-2), the "Unearthly Delights" (1993) single (Disc I-3), excerpt from "The Uncensored" (1985) album (Disc I-5) plus some unreleased tracks (Disc I-1,2,4,6/ Disc II-1 and Disc III-1).

  • Atavistic -ALP1143CD (US,19-Oct-99)

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RUDE HIEROGLYPHICS - ALBUM (17-Oct-95)

Rude Hieroglyphics -front RUDE HIEROGLYPHICS (CD)

Tracklist: Woman Destroyed/ Tropic of Cancer/ Fear and Trembling/ Being and Nothingness/ Beyond Good and Evil/ Executioners Song/ Gypsy's Curse/ Bell Jar/ Lady in a Cage/ Port of Saints/ Delicate Prey/ Funeral Rites/ Death Watch/ No Exit No Exit/ That's Right There Is No Fucking Exit/ Waiting on Another Jesus Come Lately.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Sapphire Supper Club,Orlando on 20-Mar-95.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 54 mins. Lydia Lunch with Exene Cervenka recorded during their 'Terror Twins' tour.

  • Rykodisc -RCD10326 (US,17-Oct-95)

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UNIVERSAL INFILTRATORS - ALBUM (26-Mar-96)

Universal Infiltrators -front UNIVERSAL INFILTRATORS (CD)

Tracklist: Unearthly Delights/Universal Infiltrators.

Recording info: Recorded live in Newcastle on 02-Jun-94.

Notes: Total time: 42 mins. Lydia Lunch (spoken voice,words) and David Knight [Shock Headed Peters/Arkkon] (soundscapes)

  • Atavistic -ALP55CD (US,26-Mar-96)

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THE DEVIL'S RACETRACK - ALBUM (27-Nov-00)

Devil's Racetrack -front THE DEVIL'S RACETRACK (CD/CD-R)

Tracklist: 1.The Devilís Racetrack/ 2.Nesbitt Family Portrait/ 3.Tricking Ainít Easy/ 4.Ill Will/ 5.Grandpa & The Glue Boys/ 6.Charles Manson Is In My Heart Always/ 7.Blurry Recollection/ 8.Crucified City/ 9.Murdered Sons.

Recording info: Tracks 1 and 9 recorded live @ the Sapphire Supper Club,Orlando on 22-Jun-00 by Jeff Nolan. Track 2 recorded @ Jim Fahertyís house (Of Pain),Orlando on 2x-Jun-00 by Jeff Nolan. Tracks 3-8 recorded live @ Vega,KÝbenhavn (DK) on 28-Oct-98 by Jan Sneum. Produced by Lydia Lunch and Tom Garretson.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 72 mins. All tracks are readings from "Paradoxia, a Predatorís Diary" except track 1 is from a novel ("The Devilís Racetrack") that was never published and track 2 is from a novel/film ("Johnny Behind The Deuce") that was never published/made either. Cover photos by Bart D. Frescura.

  • Almafame Records -ALMACD 18 (UK,27-Nov-00) CD
  • Widowspeak/lydia-lunch.org (US,2001) CD-R. Website only release.

Devil's Racetrack -back

IN OUR TIME OF DYING - ALBUM (Mar-03)

In Our Time Of Dying -front IN OUR TIME OF DYING (CD-R)

Tracklist: 1.In My Time Of Dying/ 2.Women & Children First/ 3.Invalids Of Duration/ 4.Destiny/ 5.Murdered Sons.

Recording info: Track 1 recorded live @ Kosmopolis,Centre Cultura Contemporania Barcelona,International Literature Festival, Barcelona (SP) on 13-Dec-02; track 2 recorded @ Extra Teeth Studios, Los Angeles during March 2003; tracks 3-5 recorded live @ the ICA, London on 10-Dec-02. Produced by Lawrence T.Lewis.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 34 mins. "Murdered Sons" was used (and treated) by Black Sun Productions on their "The Impossible Of Silence" album. Line-up for tracks 4-5: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice,words) and Terry Edwards (saxophone).

  • Widowspeak/lydia-lunch.org (US,Mar-03) CD-R. Website only release.

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MEMORY AND MADNESS - ALBUM (Oct-03)

Memory and Madness -front MEMORY AND MADNESS (CD/CD-R)

Tracklist: Bitter Champagne/ The Root Of Hysteria/ Wet Nurse In The Trauma Unit/ Sick With Need/ Dirty White Honeysuckle/ Miserable Bastard/ Tinyís Tite Spot/ Static/ Memory And Madness/ Wretched Possibility.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Rep Door,Fierce Festival, Birmingham on 06-Jun-03.

Notes: Spoken Word. Total time: 53 mins. Line-up: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice,words) and (limited) Terry Edwards (saxophone/pocket trumpet). Cover photos by Lydia Lunch and Bart D.Frescura. The back cover shows Gene Gregorits' chest.

  • Widowspeak/lydia-lunch.org (US,Oct-03) CD-R. Website only release.
  • Sartorial -FIT 011CD (UK,23-Sep-2006) CD

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OMAR RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ AND LYDIA LUNCH - EP (08-Oct-07)

Omar Rodriguez Lopez -front OMAR RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ AND LYDIA LUNCH (CD/12")

Tracklist: Welcome To My Church/ Getting Rid Of God/ Back To The Goddess/ The End Of The White Man's Revolution/ Woman-In The Beginning (a.k.a. Solo Mystico).

Recording info: Music recorded @ Double 2 studios, Amsterdam (NL) by Jon Debaun during 2007. Vocals recorded by Lydia Lunch @ her home studio in Barcelona (SP) during 2007. Mixed @ Electric Lady studio, New York City by Shawn Michael Sullivan during 2007.

Notes: Spoken Word with music. Total time: 24 mins. Line-up: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice,words) with (all from The Mars Volta) Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Juan Aldrete de la Pena, Money Mark Ramos-Nishita, Adrian Terrazas Gonzales and Marcel Rodriguez Lopez. Photo montage by Lydia Lunch.

  • Willie Alexander Recordings -WAR06CD (NL,08-Oct-2007) CD
  • Willie Alexander Recordings -WAR06LP (NL,08-Oct-2007) 12"

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Guest Appearances

EMILIO CUBEIRO: DEATH OF AN ASSHOLE - ALBUM (May-90)

Cubeiro: Death of an Asshole -front EMILIO CUBEIRO: DEATH OF AN ASSHOLE (TAPE/LP)

Tracklist: 1.Germ/ 2.This Guy Knows His Meat/ 3.Mr. Officer Sir!/ 4.Respect Is Grey// 5.The Death Of An Asshole/ 6.Meat For The Masses (6 mins)/ 7.The Meat At The End Of The Rainbow/ 8.It's All Desert Now.

Recording info: Recorded @ Dessau studios, New York City in 1988, except tracks 2-3 recorded @ Industrial Strength studios, New York City in 1986. Remastered by Jim G.Thirlwell @ BC studios, Brooklyn with Martin Bisi. Produced by Lydia Lunch.

Notes: Banned in 13 countries, including the U.K. Spoken Word with music. Lydia Lunch (spoken voice) on "Meat For The Masses". Line-up: Emilio Cubeiro (spoken voice,words)/ Michael Hrynyk (keyboards)/ Roy Nathanson [Lounge Lizards] (sax)/ Mark Cunningham [Mars] (trumpet) and Jim G.Thirlwell.

On June 23, 2001 Emilio Cubeiro dies at the age of 54 of complications due to Hepatitis C. Cremated in Burlington (VT).

  • Widowspeak/LSR Records -WSP22C (US,May-90) CS
  • Widowspeak/LSR Records -WSP22 (US,May-90) LP

Cubeiro: Death of an Asshole -back



Various Artists compilations

V/A: BETTER AN OLD DEMON THAN A NEW GOD - ALBUM (Oct-1984)

Better An Old Demon -front V/A: BETTER AN OLD DEMON THAN A NEW GOD (LP/MP3)
(THE DIAL-A-POEM POETS:)

Tracklist: David Johansen: Imaginatiní Coctail/ John Giorno: Exiled in Domestic Life/ William S Burroughs: Dinosaurs/ Psychic TV: Unclean/ Lydia Lunch and Jim G.Thirlwell: What It Is// Meredith Monk: Candy Bullets and Moon/ Jim Carroll: A Peculiar-Looking Girl/ Anne Waldman: Uh-Oh Platonium/ Richard Hell: The Rev. Hell Gets Confused/ Arto Lindsay: Alisa.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch recorded by Bobby Bielecki in Los Angeles during December 1983.

Note: "What It Is" is a 1:30mins dialogue. Line-up: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice) and Clint Ruin (a.k.a. Jim G. Thirlwell) (spoken voice). The photo on the front cover was taken in New York at W.S.Burroughs' 70th birthday party (05-Feb-84).

  • Giorno Poetry Systems -GPS 033 (US,Oct-1984) LP
  • www.ubu.com (US,2004) MP3 (legal)

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V/A: SPEED TRIALS - ALBUM (1985)

Speed Trials -front V/A: SPEED TRIALS (LP/CS)

Tracklist: The Fall: Tempo House, Smile/ Beastie Boys: Egg Raid On Mojo/ Live Skull: I Was Wrong/ Sonic Youth: Dig This!// Lydia Lunch: Main Kelly And Me On A Bender/ Carbon: YTYKYD/ Swans: Weakling/ Toy Killers: Victimless Crime.

Recording info: Recorded live @ White Columns gallery, New York City on 05-May-83 by Mark Roule. Mixed @ Wharton Thiers' Fun City studio, New York City by Wharton Thiers and the bands.

Note: "Main Kelly" is one of the "50 One Act" plays that Lydia and Nick Cave wrote. Here performed by Lydia Lunch (vocals,voice) and Norman Westberg [Swans] (voice,guitar) with Michael Gira [Swans] (metal)/ Roli Mosimann [Swans] (percussion] and Frankie (a.k.a. Jim G. Thirlwell) (pig calls).

  • Homestead/LSR Records -HMS011 (US,19-Feb-1985) LP
  • Homestead/LSR Records -HMS011C (US,19-Feb-1985) CS

Speed Trials -back

V/A: FEAR, GOD, POWER - ALBUM (Jan-88)

Fear God Power -front V/A: FEAR, GOD, POWER (TAPE/LP/CD)

Tracklist: Lydia Lunch: Human Animal (4 mins)/ Matt Heckert (of Survival Research Labs): Untitled/ Lawrence Ferlinghetti: The Lordís Prayer/ Charles Manson: Prison Tape/ Mr V.O. Real: Balls in the Great Meat Grinder// Jello Biafra: Alien Orders Space Shuttle/ Allen Ginsberg: A Song Dream About William Carlos Williams/ Anton La Vey (of Church of Satan): Book IV/ Henry Rollins: L.A. / Whipping Boy: The 3rd Secret.

Recording info: Lydia's track recorded in her bedroom in Brooklyn in 1987. Produced by Bart Thurber.

Notes: Spoken Word. Audio cassette as part of The Birth Of Tragedy magazine. Later re-released on LP and 10 years later on CD.

  • CFY Records - CFY 004 (US,Jan-88) CS
  • CFY Records - CFY 004 (US,Feb-89) LP. White vinyl.
  • Workerís Playtime Records (UK,1989) LP. Black vinyl.
  • Blackhouse Records -BKSZ 99924 (US,12-Aug-08) CD

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V/A: TELLUS # 18: EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE - ALBUM (1988)

Tellus 18 -front V/A: TELLUS # 18: EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE (TAPE)

Tracklist: 1.Spalding Gray: excerpt from "Sex and Death to the Age 14"/ 2.Vulcan Death Grip with Ann Magnuson: "Get It Up Or Get Out"/ 3.Mike Kelley with Sonic Youth: excerpt from "Platoís Cave, Rothkoís Chapel, Lincolnís Profile"// 1.Jerri Allyn: "Queer Revolution"/ 2.Ann Magnuson: "Arachnae X. Pudenda"/ 3.Lydia Lunch: "The Cancer Has Finally Become Contagious" (14 mins).

Recording info: Lydia Lunch recorded live @ Siberia, New York City late 1987. Engineered @ Studio PASS, New York City during 1987 by Carol Parkinson.

Notes: Spoken Word. Audio cassette magazine. Parts of Lydia's "The Cancer Has Finally Become Contagious" rant has been used by the Floors on "No Excuses" (from their "Superbe" 1996 album).

  • Tellus/Harvestworks -CM931 (US,1988)

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V/A: OUR FATHERS WHO AREN'T IN HEAVEN - ALBUM (May-90)

Our fathers who aren't LP -front V/A: OUR FATHERS WHO AREN'T IN HEAVEN (2LP/CS)

Tracklist: Don Bajema: Desolate/ Dog Party/ Shakespear/ Military Man/ Underdog/ I Was Dreaming// Lydia Lunch: Selby Bajema/ Lunch/ Rollins// Hubert Selby Jr: The Queen Is Dead/ Autumn Ode/ A Little Respect/ Girls And Boys Together/ Fat Philís Day// Henry Rollins: Psa/ One Handed/ Smoking The Filter/ Romance.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch recorded and mixed @ Self Immolation Studios, Brooklyn during 1989. Produced and engineered by Jim G.Thirlwell. Don Bajema recorded @ Komotion international San Francisco, CA during 1989; Hubert Selby Jr. recorded live in Hamburg, Germany, 11-Mar-89; Henry Rollins recorded live in Hamburg, Germany, 11-Mar-89 and Lausanne, Switzerland, 19-Mar-89.

Notes: Spoken Word. Lydia Lunch line-up: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice), Jim G. Thirlwell (instruments,music) [not on "Bajema"] and Lucy Hamilton (a.k.a. China/Connie Burg) (bass clarinet) [only on "Rollins" track].

  • Widowspeak/LSR/Dutch East India Trading -WSP25 (US,May-90) 2LP
  • Widowspeak/LSR/Dutch East India Trading -WSP25C (US,May-90) 2CS

Our fathers who aren't LP -back

Our fathers who aren't CD -front V/A: OUR FATHERS WHO AREN'T IN HEAVEN (2CD)

Tracklist: Don Bajema: Desolate/ Dog Party/ Shakespear/ Military Man/ Underdog/ I Was Dreaming// Lydia Lunch reads from: Selby/ Bajema/ Lunch/ Rollins// Hubert Selby Jr: The Queen Is Dead/ Autumn Ode/ A Little Respect/ Girls And Boys Together/ Fat Philís Day// Henry Rollins: Psa/ One Handed/ Smoking The Filter/ Romance.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch recorded and mixed @ Self Immolation Studios, Brooklyn during 1989. Produced and engineered by Jim G.Thirlwell.

Notes: Spoken Word. Lydia Lunch line-up: Lydia Lunch (spoken voice), Jim G. Thirlwell (instruments,music) [not on "Bajema"] and Lucy Hamilton (a.k.a. China/Connie Burg) (bass clarinet) [only on "Rollins" track].

  • Widowspeak/LSR/Dutch East India Trading -WSP25CD (US,May-90) 2CD

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V/A: TRYING TO MAKE IT TO THE END OF THE CENTURY - ALBUM (1991)

Trying to make it -front V/A: TRYING TO MAKE IT TO THE END OF THE CENTURY (LP)

Tracklist: Emilio (Cubeiro) Y Los Culpables: Iím Fucking Innocent/ Fist Of Facts: One I Want/ Claude Bessy: Untitled Moment/ Josh Lazie: Comin Home/ Pascal Comelade: Dos Horas De Two Ojos (1)// Lydia Lunch: Last Gasp (4 mins)/ ABT 409: Huno/ Claude Bessy: Les Avis/ Raeo: The Mummy Awakes/ Claude Bessy: Yo No Soy Hemingway/ Pascal Comelade: Dos Horas De Two Ojos (2).

Recording info: Recorded @ Estudios Lin, Barcelona (SP) on 1x-Dec-89. Engineered by Jaume Sitges and Gat Gabrado.

Notes: Spoken Word. Comes with lyrics insert sheet. Lydia Lunch (spoken voice,words) and Pepe Sarto [Raeo] (piano).

  • G3G Records -G3C1 (SP,1991)

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V/A: HOME ALIVE - THE ART OF SELF DEFENSE - ALBUM (20-Feb-96)

Home Alive -front V/A: HOME ALIVE - THE ART OF SELF DEFENSE (2CD)

Tracklist: 1.Jello Biafra: Rob Now Pay Later/ 2.Shark Chum: W.C./ 3.Fastbacks: Time & Matter/ 4.The Gits: Guilt Within Your Head/ 5.Green Apple Quick Step: Party Dream/ 6.Jim Carroll: Nightclubbing/ 7.Monster Truck Driver: Time Is Dead/ 8.Nirvana: Radio Friendly Unit Shifter [live]/ 9.Cristien Storm: I'm Sorry/ 10.Supersuckers: She's My Bitch/ 11.Tribe Eight: Frat Pig/ 12.Bobby Miller: Keep Your Mouth Off My Sisters [live]/ 13.Pearl Jam: Leaving Here/ 14.Seven Year Bitch: Mad Dash/ 15.The Body Has A Head: A Little Restraint/ 16.Lydia Lunch: Why We Murder (3 mins)/ 17.Los Hornets: Dig It/ 18.Gretta Harley: Digging & Striking/ 19.The Posies: Limitless Expressions/ 20.Martha Linehan: Mary's Poem/ 21.Jesse Bernstein: It's Just a Little Bit of Everything/ 22.North American Bison: Broken Dreams/ 23.Michael Nichols: Sensitive Guys Don't Go Home Alone// 1.President Of The United States Of America: Confusion/ 2.Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson: Momma Why/ 3.Exene Cervenka: They Do Everything For Us/ 4.Viva Project: My Man/ 5.Mia Zapata: Social Love/ 6.Natalie Jacobson: Got What Was Coming/ 7. Catfood: Bruises/ 8. Joan Jett: Go Home (Seattle version)/ 9.Andrew Horwitz: 4th Of July/ 10.Kristen Barry: Joyride/ 11.Soundgarden: Kyle Petty (Son of Richard)/ 12. Wendy-O Matik: Theory of Mutation/ 13.Dancing French Liberals of í48: Spit In Your Eye/ 14.Maria Mabra: So Long/ 15.Kristen Kosmas: Untitled/ 16.Love Battery: Color Blind/ 17. Alcohol Funnycar: Overtaken/ 18.Tamara Paris: Scared Of Your Shadow/ 19.Portrait Of Poverty: Say So Long/ 20.Alison I Murchie: Another Beer Soaked Night at the Comet Tavern/ 21.Tchkungi: Solidarity/ 22.Christdriver: Clean Eyes.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch's track recorded (live) as part of "Power Of the Word", a documentary film by Jeanne Harco.

Notes: Spoken Word. Home Alive is a Seattle based collective offering practical and creative approaches to ending violence (against women).

  • Epic/Sony Records -E2K 67486 (US,20-Feb-96)
  • Epic/Sony Records -483820 2 (AU,1996)

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V/A: KEROUAC -KICKS JOY DARKNESS - ALBUM (08-Apr-97)

Kicks joy darkness -front V/A: KEROUAC -KICKS JOY DARKNESS (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Morphine: Kerouac/ 2.Lydia Lunch: Bowery Blues (2 mins)/ 3.Michael Stipe: My Gang/ 4.Steven Tyler: Dream: "Us Kids Swim Off A Gray Pier..."/ 5.Hunter S Thompson: Letter To William S Burroughs & Ode to Jack Hunter S.Thompson/ 6.Maggie Estep and The Spitters: Skid Row Wine/ 7.Richard Lewis: Americaís New Trinty of Love: Dean, Brando, Presley/ 8.Lawrence Ferlinghetti & Helium: Dream: ĒOn A Sunny Afternoon...Ē/ 9. Jack Kerouac and Joe Strummer: MacDougal Street Blues/ 10.Allen Ginsberg: The Brooklyn Bridge Blues (Chorus 1-9)/ 11.Eddie Vedder,Campell 2000 and Sadie 7: Hymn/ 12.William S. Burroughs and Tomandandy: Old Western Movies/ 13.Juliana Hatfield: Silly Goofball Pomes/ 14.John Cale: The Moon/ 15.Johnny Depp and Come: Madroad Driving/ 16.Robert Hunter: Have You Ever Seen Anyone Like Cody Pomeray?/ 17.Lee Ranaldo and Dana Colley: Letter to John Clellon Holmes/ 18.Anna Domino: Pome On Doctor Sax/ 19.Robert Buck and Danny Chauvin: Mexico Rooftop/ 20.Patti Smith,Thurston Moore and Lenny Kaye: The Last Hotel/ 21.Warren Zevon and Michael Wolff: Running Through-Chinese Poem Song/ 22. Jim Carroll,Lee Ranaldo and Lenny Kaye: Woman/ 23.Matt Dillon,Joey Altruda and Joe Gonzalez: Loneliness Mexican/ 24.Inger Lorre and Jeff Buckley: Angel Mine/ 25.Eric Andersen: The Brooklyn Bridge Blues (Chorus 10).

Recording info: Lydia Lunch's track recorded by Lydia Lunch.

Notes: Spoken Word. Artists reading from Jack Kerouac's work (most with music). Lydia Lunch reads from "Pomes All Sizes".

  • Rykodisc Records -RCD 10329 (US,08-Apr-97)

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V/A: DRINKING FROM PUDDLES - ALBUM (23-Mar-99)

Drinking from puddles -front V/A: DRINKING FROM PUDDLES (CD/2LP)

Tracklist: Murder City Dolls: Dance Hall Music/ Come: Hurricane/ Hazel: Mr Magazine Man/ Obituaries: Nobody Else/ Prolaspe: Cacophany #A/ Geraldine Fibbers: Butch/ Jeffery Lee Pierce: Lucky Jim/ Cadallaca: Youíre My Only One/ Nicole Panter: Fuck/ Poison Idea: Take By Suprise/ Kristen Hersch: Gazebo Tree/ Pleasant Gehman: Monsanto/ Elliott Smith: Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands/ Cindy Lee Berryhill: Aquamarine/ Dead Moon: Graveyard/ Cat Power: We Dance/ Roger Manning: Pacifica Blues/ Bonefire Madigan: Snowfell Summer/ Crackerbash: Song for Lon Mabon/ Lydia Lunch: excerpt from "Paradoxia: A Predator's Diary" (3 mins)/ Soul Junk: Sweet To My Soul.

Recording info: Lydia Lunch's track recorded live-to-air (via phone) on 0x-Dec-97.

Notes: Spoken Word. Compilation (by Brandon Lieberman) of live-on-air performances @ Portland's KBOO-FM, "Drinking From Puddles" radio program.

  • Kill Rock Stars -KRS 318 (US,23-Mar-99) CD
  • Kill Rock Stars -KRS 318 (US,23-Mar-99) 2LP

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V/A: FROM THE PAGE TO THE PLAY - ALBUM (18-Mar-16)

From the page to the play -front V/A: FROM THE PAGE TO THE PLAY (CDR/Book)

Tracklist: 1.Jackie Haynes & Sandra Bouguerch/ 2.Lydia Lunch: You Can't Save Anyone/ 3.Emily Ellwood/ 4.Tasha Whittle/ 5-6.Greta Vel/ 7-8.Ella Wild/ 9.Leo Robinson/ 10.Jude Jagger/ 11.Verity Gardner/ 12-13.Lauren Bloger/ 14.Daniel Tasker/ 15.Lydia Lunch:Still Searching/ 16-17.Alex Cook/ 18-19.Stephen James/ 20.Rachel Margetts/ 21.Louise Woodcock/ 22.Bob Clowrey/ 23.Emma Thompson/ 24.Sue Fox/ 25.Sammaneh Poursh/ 26.Lydia Lunch:Dirty White Honeysuckle.

Recording info: Recorded live @ the Islington Mill, Salford-Manchester (UK) on 03-Nov-15, by Sam Weaver.

Notes: Spoken Word. "From The Page To The Stage" is a workshop led by writer, performer and provocateur Lydia Lunch. During Lydia's Samarbeta residency in October 2015 she led two workshops with 30+ participants. "From The Page To The Stage" is about artistic empowerment and motivation. This publication contains poetry, short stories and testamonials from the participants of the workshops alongside some original work written by Lydia Lunch, accompanied by the audio CDR from the final live show as Islington Mill on 3rd November 2016.

  • Samarbeta Residency -SBR005STITCHED (UK,18-Mar-16) Ltd. 100 copies
  • Samarbeta Residency -SBR005 (UK,18-Mar-16) Ltd. 200 copies




Unofficial Releases

V/A: THE RIVER OF NO RETURN - ALBUM (1986)

River of no return -front V/A: THE RIVER OF NO RETURN (TAPE)

Tracklist: 1.Wiseblood: Death Rape 2000-Backdoor Man/2.Tom Waits:The Sneaking Murder/3.Butthole Surfers:Graveyard/ 4.Skeleton Crew:Trees/ 5.Tuxedomoon: What's The Use/ 6.Pussy Galore:Car Fantasy/ 7.EinstŁrzende Neubauten: Kalte Sterne/ 8.Henry Rollins: Big Ugly Mouth/ 9. Mark Stewart & The Maffia:Hey Joe/ 10. Coil: Dream Photography/ 11. Pete Seeger: Chorale From Beethoven's 9th Symp.// 12.Sonic Youth: Marilyn Moore/ 13. Blurt: Bullets For You/ 14.Flipper: End The Game/ 15.Crime & The City Solution: Hardcore Crime/ 16.GG Allin: Eat My Fuck/ 17.Lydia Lunch: The Endless Mind-Fuck/ 18.Swell Maps: Whatever Happens Next.../ 19. "Liquid Sky" Soundtrack: Margret's Appartment/ 20.Swans: Stupid Child/ 21.Foetus: Kid Hate/ 22.Big Black: Burning Indian Wife/ 23.Tuxedomoon: 19th Nervous Breakdown/ 24.Half Japanese: Paint It Black/ 25.Residents: We're A Happy Family/ 26.Metabolist: Racing Poodles.

Recording info: All tracks recorded live in the Aachen/Wiesbaden/Krefeld (DE) area during 1986. Lydia Lunch recorded most likley during the Lunch/Wiseblood Aug/Sep-86 tour.

Notes: Compiled by Manfred Monz and Frank Buchholz of Bierfront punk fanzine (founded in 1980 and still active today).

  • United Piss Artists (GE,1986) Ltd to 150 copies.

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