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  • Audio CD (17 Nov. 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Genepool Records
  • ASIN: B000NO1T26
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 410,956 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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5. Sick Man
6. Street Of Shame
7. Satan Place
8. White Knuckles
9. Water Torture
10. Cold Day in Hell

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Jason Parkes #1 HALL OF FAME on 21 Oct. 2006
Format: Audio CD
Coming on the back of multiple releases under the Foetus-moniker (Foetus Uber Frisco, Jim Foetus & the Transvestites from Hell, Foetus Art Terrorism, Philip Foetus & the Vibrations, You've Got Foetus on Your Breath etc), Australian J.G. Thirwell (a.k.a. Clint Ruin) settled for a few years on the charming `Scraping Foetus off the Wheel' - a name memorably mentioned in Roddy Doyle's charming `The Commitments.'

Thirwell had been around a few years, in London and West-Berlin, popping up to play live sax with the Birthday Party, compiling the first volume of Neubauten's `Strategies Against Architecture', guesting on Coil's `Scatology', playing sticks as Frank Want on The The's `Soul Mining', joining Marc & the Mambas for `A Million Manias' on `Torment & Toreros', singing on Orange Juice's `Texas Fever', playing `Ghost Rider' with Soft Cell on The Tube, and co-writing `Wings Off Flies' on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' debut `From Her to Eternity,' amongst many other appearances and his own frequent releases including the classic singles `Finely Honed Machine' and `Wash It All Off.'

The Scraping Foetus...moniker was used for the next two albums, `Hole' and `Nail' (1985), both of which are extremely welcome reissues. `Hole' is less conceptual than `Nail', the latter centring on the Holocaust and the Manson murders (predicting `The Downward Spiral', Marilyn Manson & Kasabian by a good decade or two, just like Throbbing Gristle & Psychic TV's Manson allusions like `After Cease to Exist' and `Always is Always.'). `Hole' was pretty much all the work of Thirwell, who was the Prince of the industrial scene - the material here sometimes funky and poppy, the vocals not far from Tom Waits, and the lyrics an ironic blend and extension on Randy Newman and Throbbing Gristle.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Nanker Phelge on 11 Mar. 2005
Format: Audio CD
I mo go get me summa that city hot horse!
Man when i first heard this (nearly 20 years ago) it was a blast and it still is!! ....dark humerous and edgy...... Damian Hirst on vinyl! I'll see you in Poland baby.................
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Steve on 17 April 2012
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I loved this album (on vinyl) when i was a teenager. obviously, a lot of water has passed under the bridge and it doesn't sound as revolutionary now. I always preferred the other album (nail), but this one has a stunning version of "wipeout" which is why i felt compelled to buy it. Still an excellent album, though. Scary and overwhelming in an orchestral/ operatic kind of way.
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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
This album is soooo Wrong. 3 Oct. 2000
By Big Tim - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Discovering this album is like discovering masturbation. You think its wrong, but you still want to tell everyone you know about it. You decide not to cause your afraid that your friends will think your sick for loving it so much, so you sit in your room playing it over and over until you meet someone who shares your obsession and you become best friends forever. No it's not healthy, but do you think owning a Celine Dion album is?
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Pure joyful madness! 8 May 2003
By Michael G. Hannaford - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
This incredible album still blows my mind after ten years of listening. I can only assume that every Foetus fan has heard it by now, so this review is directed at the Foetus newbie who wonders if this is the next one s/he should buy after "Flow". The answer is a resounding YES YES YES.
This is good ol' Jim Thirlwell at his 80's peak, recording his deliciously witty, musically insane songs in some scummy studio with no sequencers or Pro-Tools or any of them other computerized falsifiers of evidence that abound these days. You have to imagine this one man, undoubtedly drunk, locked in a dark room with a delay pedal, recording the beginnings of "I'll Meet You in Poland, Baby," spending hours twiddling the delay knobs to get all those samples to line up JUST RIGHT. You gotta imagine him laying down the drum track, then the next drum track, then another and another and another... then a bass track... then horns, organ, guitar, millions of vocals - like Satan's version of Prince. Knocking off everything from punk to jazz to Iggy Pop to the Beach Boys to old school funk along the way... nothing is safe from the Foetus tirade.
But as much as I love his music, the real reason why I love Foetus so much is the words. The dark humor, the endless puns, the never-ending string of witticisms - I don't know why, I just love them. Example, from "Satan Place" : "I'm knock-knock-knock-knockin on death's door / do you remember where you've seen this cadaver before / this swan song's sung on a watery grave / blow your brains out, baby!"
Foetus isn't for everybody, much as I want to believe he is; very few of the dozens of people I've played him for have picked up the ball and run with it. Let's just say this: if you are looking for an artist truly out of the ordinary, truly weird, ridiculously talented, and with many, many axes to grind - then Foetus is your man, and this is your next album.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
A Lost Masterpiece 9 Jun. 2000
By owlberg - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
From the self-designed faux-"propagandart" cover, to the manic coda of "Sick Man" (which quotes from the Batman theme), to the Wipeout of The Damned epic ("Satan Place", with one of the best couplets in rock history: "I've been knock-knock-knock-knockin' on Death's door/Do you remember where you've seen this cadaver before?") to the slow meltdown of "Cold Day In Hell", this one-man orchestra of clatter demands your attention, and... by gum, shouldn't you answer?
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Foetus' Revelations 23 Aug. 2002
By J. Getka - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
This is one of the best albums I have ever heard. Every song on it is a masterpiece. It also works amazingly well as a concept album. Trent Reznor always says his albums are concept albums, but really, they are not. This is a concept album. You follow Foetus from his earthly days of sinning, through death, purgatory, arrival in Hell, and eventually, acceptance of an eternity among the Damned. Hard dance songs are combined with TG-type sound collages to provide the backdrop for Thirlwell's satirical tirades. Foetus is probably one of the greatest lyricists ever. This is just such a smart record. I can't endorse it enough. It's catchy as hell.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Not the penultimate, but damn good. 6 Nov. 2004
By Bighairydoofus - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
If you're easily offended, well, THIS IS NOT FOR YOU.

"Satan Place" is a song about a man going to hell set to surf music...

Compare this with music made by poseurs like Marilyn Hanson, ten years later. They made music without one iota of the inspiration or passion (or dare I say it... HUMOR) that exists here. This is the real deal. Circa '89 you got an extra disc when you bought this album on vinyl, seek it out if you care...

This was provacative madness via mid 80's agitpop... Mr. Thirlwell's opus "Nail" is better, but not by much. Awesome cutting edge music not for the faint of heart.

I'll see you in Poland, baby.
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