In Limbo

(New York City/London, October 1982 - April 1984)

Discography


Discography: a chronological overview of all record releases. Official recordings of Lydia's "In Limbo" project.
Compilations with non-exclusive tracks are not listed.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


Regular releases

IN LIMBO - MINI ALBUM (2x-Sep-84)

Lydia Lunch: In Limbo DV LP -front IN LIMBO (LP)

Tracklist: I Wish...I Wish/ Friday Afternoon/ 1000 Lies// Some Boys/ Still Burning/ What Did You Do.

Recording info: Recorded @ Surf Sound studio,New York City in November 1982. Engineered by Donny Bill and Dan Dreyden. Kristian's piano parts were recorded one day at his house by Lydia Lunch on a portable cassette recorder. Mixed @ Western Work, Sheffield in April 1984 by Lydia Lunch.

Note 1: All tracks composed by Lydia Lunch and Thurston Moore, except "Still Burning" (Rowland S.Howard) and "Some Boys" by Murray Mitchell [13.13], which were written at the Honeymoon In Red recording sessions in Berlin during June/July 1982 (and remained unreleased until 1988). Line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Pat Place [Contortions/Bush Tetras] (guitar)/ Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth] (bass)/ Jim Sclavunos [Sonic Youth] (sax)/ Kristian Hoffman [Swinging Madisons/13.13] (piano) and Richard Edson [Konk,Sonic Youth] (drums).

Note 2: Photo on front cover by Nan Goldin, taken at the Russian & Turkish Baths (268 East 10th Street) in the East Village, NYC in 1984.

  • Doublevision -DVR5 (UK,2x-Sep-84)
    Black vinyl.
  • Widowspeak/Rough Trade -WSP6 (UK,1985) Early copies on red vinyl.
  • Widowspeak/Rough Trade -WSP6 (UK,1985) Black vinyl.

Lydia Lunch: In Limbo DV LP -back

Lydia Lunch: In Limbo WSP CD -front DROWNING IN LIMBO (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Emerald Pale Has Disappeared/ 2.The Drowning 3.How Men Die In Their Sleep/ 4.Lucy’s Lost Her Head Again/ 5.3:20 Thursday Morning/ 6.A Quiet Night Of Murder In Greenwich, Connecticut/ 7.I Wish...I Wish/ 8.Friday Afternoon/ 9.1000 Lies/ 10.Some Boys/ 11.Still Burning/ 12.What Did You Do

Recording info: Tracks 1-3 recorded @ Plugg Studio, New York City between Aug/Oct-84. Engineered by Steve McAllister. Mixed by Clint Ruin @ GWBB, London. Tracks 4-6 recorded and mixed @ Roli Rox studio between Aug/Oct-84. Engineered by Roli Mosimann and Clint Ruin. Remastered by Clint Ruin @ BC studio, Brooklyn/New York City. Tracks 7-12 recorded @ Surf Sound studio,New York City in November 1982. Engineered by Donny Bill and Dan Dreyden. Kristian's piano parts were recorded one day at his house by Lydia Lunch on a portable cassette recorder. Mixed @ Western Work, Sheffield in April 1984 by Lydia Lunch.

Notes: Tracks 1-6 originally released as "The Drowning Of Lucy Hamilton" (soundtrack to Richard Kern's "The Right Side Of My Brain" film). Tracks 7-12 originally released as "In Limbo". All "In Limbo" tracks composed by Lydia Lunch and Thurston Moore, except "Still Burning" (Rowland S.Howard) and "Some Boys" by Murray Mitchell.

"The Drowning.." line-up: Lydia Lunch (piano/guitar) and China Burg [a.k.a. Lucy Hamilton] (bass clarinet, guitar).
"In Limbo" line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Pat Place (guitar)/ Thurston Moore (bass)/ Jim Sclavunos [Sonic Youth] (sax)/ Kristian Hoffman (piano) and Richard Edson (drums).

  • Widowspeak/LSR Records -WSP19CD (US,May-90)
  • Atavistic -ALP52CD (US,10-Oct-95)

Lydia Lunch: In Limbo WSP CD -back


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