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These Immortal Souls
-Discography-

(UK 1987 - 1993)
(AU 1994 - 1998)

Discography: a chronological overview of all record releases. 
Official and unauthorized recordings of the Australian band These Immortal Souls
Compilations with non-exclusive tracks are not listed. 

-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


Regular releases

MARRY ME (LIE LIE) - SINGLE (07-Sep-87)

Marry Me single -front MARRY ME (LIE LIE) (12")

Tracklist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)// Open Up And Bleed [Iggy Pop/James Wiliamson]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said (early version).

Recording info: Recorded @ The Garden, Strongroom, Konk and Trident studios, London (UK) between early 86 and mid 1987. Engineered and mixed by Mark (Flood) Ellis, Tony Cohen and Alan Moulder.

Note 1: At the The Garden and Trident Nick Cave recorded his "Firstborn Is Dead" album during 1983/84; at The Strongroom and Trident Nick Cave recorded his "Tender Prey" album during 1987; at The Strongroom Crime and the City Solution recorded their "Room Of Lights" album during Aug-Sep 1986, when Rowland, Harry and Epic were still in the band.

Note 2: Mark (Flood) Ellis worked with Cabaret Voltaire, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Crime and the City Solution, Depeche Mode, New Order, PJ Harvey, Psychic TV, Soft Cell, U2, etc..; Alan Moulder worked with a.o. Depeche Mode, My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, U2, etc..; Tony Cohen worked with The Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Crime and the City Solution, etc...

Note 3: "Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)" was written when Rowland was in the Birthday Party and performed (only once) at the band's fourth John Peel Session on 15-Nov-82.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars, organ, tambourine)/ Genevieve McGuckin (grand piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guests: Barry Adamson (drums, backing vocals) and Harriet Freeman (viola).

  • Mute Records -12MUTE63 (UK,07-Sep-87)
  • SST Records -SST 183 (US,1988) Test pressing
  • SST Records -SST 183 (US,Jul-88)
Marry Me single -back

GET LOST (DON'T LIE) - ALBUM (26-Oct-87)

Get Lost LP -front GET LOST (DON'T LIE) (LP/CS)

Tracklist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ These Immortal Souls/ I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Untitled.

Recording info: Recorded @ The Garden, Strongroom, Konk and Trident studios, London (UK) between early 86 and mid 1987. Engineered and mixed by Mark (Flood) Ellis, Tony Cohen and Alan Moulder.

Note: Never reissued. Long out of print.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars, organ, tambourine)/ Genevieve McGuckin (grand piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guests: Barry Adamson (drums, backing vocals) and Harriet Freeman (viola).

  • Mute Records -STUMM 48 (UK,26-Oct-87) LP
  • SST Records -SST 164 (US,13-Oct-87) LP test pressing
  • SST Records -SST 164 (US,Mar-1988) LP
  • SST Records -SSTC 164 (US,Mar-1988) CS
Get Lost LP -back

Get Lost CD -front GET LOST (DON'T LIE) (CD)

Tracklist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ These Immortal Souls/ I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Untitled.
+ 4 bonus tracks: Open Up And Bleed (Iggy Pop/James Williamson)/ "Blood And Sand" She Said (early version)/ I Ate The Knife/ (early version)/ These Immortal Souls (early version).

Recording info: Recorded @ The Garden, Strongroom, Konk and Trident studios, London (UK) between early 86 and mid 1987. Engineered and mixed by Mark-Flood-Ellis, Tony Cohen and Alan Moulder.

Note: Combines the album with the single + 2 early versions. Never reissued. Long out of print.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars, organ, tambourine)/ Genevieve McGuckin (grand piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guests: Barry Adamson (drums, backing vocals) and Harriet Freeman (viola).

  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 48 (UK,26-Oct-87)
Get Lost CD -back

KING OF KALIFORNIA -SINGLE (10-Oct-92)

King Of Kalifornia -front KING OF KALIFORNIA (12"/CDS)

Tracklist: The King Of Kalifornia/ My One-Eyed Daughter (Live in Las Vegas)/ Bad/ Up On The Roof.

Recording info: Recorded @ Woodbine St Recording Studio,Leamington Spa (UK) between 20-Jan-92 and 21-Feb-92. Engineered by John A. Rivers; "Up On The Roof" recorded/produced 'everywhere' by Tony Cohen and Paul Kendall.

Note: Recorded at the same studio Nikki Sudden's "Dead Men Tell No Tales" album was recorded in 1986. Never reissued. Long out of print. Available as bonus tracks on the US/JP edition of the "I'm never Gonna Die" album. "One-Eyed Daughter (Live in Las Vegas)" listed as 3rd track and "Bad" as 2nd on sleeve. "One-Eyed Daughter (Live in Las Vegas)" not live.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guest: Anthoney Thistletwaite (sax, electric slide mandolin) [The Waterboys].

  • Mute Records -12 Mute 90 (UK,10-Oct-92) 12"
  • Mute Records -CD MUTE 90 (UK,10-Oct-92) CDS
King Of Kalifornia -back

I'M NEVER GONNA DIE AGAIN - ALBUM (31-Oct-92)

I'm Never Gonna Die -front I'M NEVER GONNA DIE AGAIN (LP/CD)

Tracklist: The King Of Kalifornia/ Shamed/ Black Milk/ Hyperspace// So The Story Goes/ Insomnicide/ All The Money's Gone/ Crowned.

Recording info: Recorded @ Woodbine St Recording Studio,Leamington Spa (UK) between 20-Jan-92 and 21-Feb-92. Engineered by John A. Rivers.

Note: Recorded at the same studio Nikki Sudden's "Dead Men Tell No Tales" album was recorded in 1986. Never reissued. Long out of print.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guest: Anthoney Thistletwaite (sax, electric slide mandolin) [The Waterboys].

  • Mute Records -STUMM 98 (UK,31-Oct-92) LP
  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 98 (UK,31-Oct-92) CD
  • Intercord/Mute Records -971.388 (DE,31-Oct-92) CD
  • Vogue/Mute Records -74321121762 (FR,31-Oct-92) CD
I'm Never Gonna Die -back

I'M NEVER GONNA DIE AGAIN (CD/CS)

Tracklist: The King Of Kalifornia/ Shamed/ Black Milk/ Hyperspace// So The Story Goes/ Insomnicide/ All The Money's Gone/ Crowned.
+ bonus tracks: Bad/ My One-Eyed Daughter (Live in Las Vegas)/ Up On The Roof.

Recording info: Recorded @ Woodbine St Recording Studio,Leamington Spa (UK) between 20-Jan-92 and 21-Feb-92. Engineered by John A. Rivers.

Note: Recorded at the same studio Nikki Sudden's "Dead Men Tell No Tales" album was recorded in 1986. Adds the "The King Of Kalifornia" single as bonus. Never reissued. Long out of print.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion) with guest: Anthoney Thistletwaite (sax, electric slide mandolin) The Waterboys.

  • Alpha Records -ALCB-652 (JP,1992) CD. 3 Bonus tracks
  • Mute/Electra Records -61396-2 (US,1992) CD. 3 Bonus tracks
  • Mute/Electra Records -61396-4 (US,1992) CS. 3 Bonus tracks
I'm Never Gonna Die -back

HANDSOME DEVILS & CIGARETTES - ALBUM (-)

HANDSOME DEVILS & CIGARETTES (-)

Tracklist: All My Trials/ Shut Me Down (*)/ Undone (+)/ Panic Moon/ Silver Chain (+)/ There Is No Love Between Us Anymore/ The Big Sleep/ Stupid Grin/ Liar (written by Harry Howard).

Recording info: Recorded in 1997.

Note: Third album, unreleased to date. (+) would end up on Rowland's "Teenage Snuff Film " album, (*) would end up on Rowland's "Pop Crimes" album. Scan from Rowland's notes, taken from the booklet with the "Six Strings That Drew Blood" 4LP box set (Liberation 2014).






Compilations

V/A: ALICE COOPER TRIBUTE -SINGLE (Jun/Jul-91)

Alice Cooper tribute -front V/A: ALICE COOPER TRIBUTE (7")

Tracklist: These Immortal Souls: Luney Tune/ Gumball: Under My Wheels// Sonic Youth: Is It My Body/ Laughing Hyenas: Public Animal #9.

Recording info: "Luney Tune" recorded @ Mute Studios, London (UK) in 1990. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt.

Note: "Luney Tune" originally on Alice Cooper's "School's Out" album 1972. Sub Pop Singles Club #32/33.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums).

  • Sup Pop Records -SP121 (US,Jun/Jul-91) Black vinyl
  • Sup Pop Records -SP121 (US,Jun/Jul-91) Blue vinyl
Alice Cooper tribute -back

V/A: STEP RIGHT UP -ALBUM (1995)

Step Right Up -front V/A: STEP RIGHT UP: THE SONGS OF TOM WAITS (CD)

Tracklist: Drugstore: Old Shoes/ Tindersticks: Mockin' Bird/ Pete Shelley: Better Off Without A Wife/ The Wedding Present: Red Shoes By The Drugstore/ Violent Femmes: Step Right Up/ Alex Chilton: Downtown/ Archers Of Loaf: Big Joe And Phantom/These Immortal Souls: You Can't Unring A Bell/ Jeffrey Lee Pierce: Pasties And A G-String/ Magnapop: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis/ Dave Alvin: Ol'55/ Pale Saints: Jersey Girl/ Tim Buckley: Martha/ Frente!: Ruby's Arms/ 10,000 Maniacs: I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You.

Recording info: "You Can't Unring A Bell" recorded @ Metropolis studio, Melbourne (AU) on 17-Oct-94. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: "You Can't Unring A Bell" originally on Tom Waits' "One From The Heart" album 1982.

Line-up: Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (piano, vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass)/ Spencer Jones (electric guitar) and Craig Williamson (drums).

  • Manifesto Records -PT3 41101-2 (US,1995)
  • Manifesto/Caroline Records -724384111427 (NL,1995)
  • Manifesto Records -MFO 43801 (US,2004) Re-release
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