L I G H T S H I N I N G D A R K L Y

COIL DISCOGRAPHY v8.2 October 20, 1994
This discography compiled and maintained by Greg Clow (ecurrent@sizone.pci.on.ca, gclow@octrf.on.ca) with help from:
Mason Jones (mason@netcom.com)          Beast of Eden (boe666@u.washington.edu)
                Orpheus 23 (dickenjd@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu)
Silas K. Law (silas@SEAS.UCLA.EDU)       Larry Carrier (sol@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu)
              the wonderful goat-bo (goat@sys6626.bison.mb.ca)
Joao Leal (cbd14@sputnik.fc.ul.pt)          Darrell Fuhriman (slp3k@cc.usu.edu)
               Harvey D. Thornburg (hthornbu@siris.ac.hmc.edu)
Tony (pagandancr@aol.com)                 Andrew Shires (andrews@harlequin.com)
               Scot Kirkwood (oops, lost his email address...)
Susan Roston (sroston@mere.acns.nwu.edu)       Andrew Russ (endwar@gatech.uucp)

Special thanks to Coil themselves for sending me their "official" discography, which proved very helpful, especially in compiling information on their many limited edition releases.

The latest version of this discography is available via anonymous FTP at cs.uwp.edu and ftp.maths.tcd.ie

Please e-mail any additions, corrections, complaints & compliments


A discography of releases from Coil. All of their "own" releases are listed first, followed by compilation appearances & collaborations.

Many of the releases listed in this document can be ordered directly from Threshold House, Coil's distribution and mail order service:

THRESHOLD HOUSE, BM/CODEX, LONDON, ENGLAND, WCIN 3XX TEL: 081 742 7347 FAX: 081 995 2961 COUNTRY LEGEND:
UK - United Kingdom
GE - Germany
US - United States
AU - Austria
BE - Belgium
CA - Canada


COIL

Coil is John Balance and Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, who started to officially work as Coil on May 11, 1983, after working together as members of Psychic TV (Balance doing so under his real name, Geoff Rushton) and Zos Kia. Stephen Thrower was also a semi-regular member, but no longer works with them. Producer Danny Hyde is a regular fixture on later Coil releases. Coil releases have also featured many guest artists, such as Marc Almond, Gavin Friday, and Annie Anxiety.


HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS

        EP      1984    Laylah Anti-Records             LAY 5           BE

        How to Destroy Angels / Absolutely Elsewhere

        Notes:
        The b-side, "Absolutely Elsewhere", is intended to be non-playable:
        - first pressing had unplayable noise-filled grooves
        - second pressing had playable multi-layered music
        - third pressing had a smooth, grooveless surface as originally
          intended.

        First pressing included an A3 black & white poster.

        Vinyl is etched with "SHUT UP! IT'S GOOD FOR YOU!".

SCATOLOGY

        LP      1984    Force & Form/K.422              FFK 1           UK
        CD      1988    Force & Form                    FFKCD1          UK

        Ubu Noir / Panic / At the Heart of it All / Tenderness of Wolves /
        The Spoiler + / Clap / Restless Day * / Aqua Regis * / Solar Lodge
        / The S.W.B.P. / Godhead ~ Deathead / Cathedral in Flames / Tainted
        Love *

        + CD contains "unreleased alternative version"
        * appears only on CD release

        Notes:
        The track listing above is the actual playing order of the CD; the
        tracks "Restless Day" and "Aqua Regis" are listed in the wrong order
        on the cover.

        First UK vinyl pressing has a sleeve with a colour postcard (2
        different designs).

        Vinyl is etched with "I AM PERPLEXED" (side A) and "THE HILLS ARE
        ALIVE" (side B).

PANIC/TAINTED LOVE

        12"     1984    Force & Form/K.422              FFK5.12         UK
        12"     1984    Wax Trax! Records               WAX 013         US
        CD5"    1990    Wax Trax! Records               WAXCD 013       US
        CD5"    1994    Wax Trax! Records/TVT           TVT 7013        US

        Panic / Aqua Regis / Tainted Love

        Notes:
        First UK pressing was 500 red vinyl copies in textured sleeve.

        Vinyl is etched with "DIVINE INSPIRATION" (side A) and "LOVE AND
        TERROR" (side B).

HORSE ROTORVATOR

        LP      1986    Force & Form/K.422              ROTA 1          UK
        LP      1986    Relativity Records              88561-8139-1    US
        LP      1986    Boudisques Records              ???             BE
        CD      1989    Force & Form/K.422              ROTA CD1        UK

        The Anal Staircase / Slur / Babylero / Ostia (The Death of Pasolini)
        / Herald / Penetralia / Ravenous * / Circles of Mania / Blood From
        the Air / Who By Fire / The Golden Section / The First Five Minutes
        After Death

        * appears only on CD release

        Notes:
        The track listing above is the actual playing order of the CD; the
        track "Ravenous" is listed on the cover as appearing on the end of
        the disc (after "The First Five Minutes After Death").

        First pressing of UK LP is on clear vinyl, limited to 1000 copies,
        and comes with A5 card insert and stickers.
        US release limited to 500 gold vinyl copies.
        Belgian release limited to 500 blue vinyl copies.

        Vinyl is etched with "WE ALL GET THE GODS WE DESERVE" (side A) and
        "CHANTS DE MORT" (side B).

THE ANAL STAIRCASE

        12"     1986    Force & Form/K422               ROTA 121        UK
        12"     1986    Relativity                      88561 8135 1    US

        The Anal Staircase (A Dionysian Remix) / Blood From the Air / Ravenous

        Notes:
        First UK pressing was 500 clear vinyl copies.

        Vinyl etched with "YOU CANNOT BE SIRIUS" (side A) and "BLACK JACKAL
        THROWBACKS" (side B).

GOLD IS THE METAL (WITH THE BROADEST SHOULDERS)

        LP      1987    Threshold House                 LOCI 1          UK
        CD      1987    Threshold House                 LOCI CD1        UK
        LP      1990    Threshold House/Normal Records  NORMAL 77       GE
        CD      1990    Threshold House/Normal Records  NORMAL 77 CD    GE

        Last Rites of Spring / Paradisiac / Thump / For Us They Will / The
        Broken Wheel / Boy in a Suitcase / Golden Hole / Cardinal Points /
        Red Slur / ...Of Free Enterprise / Aqua Regalia / Metal in the Head /
        Either His or Yours / Chickenskin / Soundtrap / Hellraiser * /
        The Wheal * / The First Five Minutes After Violent Death /

        * appears only on CD releases

        Notes:
        From the liner notes: "This release is not the follow-up to HORSE
        ROTORVATOR... but a completely seperate package - a stopgap and a
        breathing space - the space between two twins.  Presented here are
        thoroughbreds that escaped the Horse Rotorvator - discarded shards,
        distortions, disappointments, scrambled and disassembled stages.
        Remnants of what once was.  This record is a chance for us to
        release some otherwise placeless pieces of music."

        The initial vinyl release (LOCI 1) took 3 different forms:
        (1) 55 copies in deluxe box with free single THE WHEEL (LOCI 2, see
            below) and art works.
        (2) 900 copies on coloured vinyl (some red, some clear), some copies
            including free single THE WHEEL (LOCI 2, below)
        (3) "regular" release on black vinyl.

        The vinyl is etched with "ME AND MY SHADOW" (side A) and "UNDERNEATH
        ALL THAT EVER WAS" (side B).

        The 1990 vinyl re-release (NORMAL 77) had slightly different
        packaging and included the second version of THE WHEEL single
        (listed below).

        The initial CD release (LOCI CD1) was limited to 1000 numbered
        copies.

THE WHEEL

        7"      1987    Threshold House                 LOCI 2          UK

        The Wheel / The Wheal

        Notes:
        Limited edition of 500.  Only available with some copies of GOLD
        IS THE METAL... LP (see above).

        Vinyl is etched with "ANIMAL IN PALACE" (side A) and "RING OF BRIGHT
        WARFARE" (side B).

        7"      1990    Threshold House/Normal Records                  GE

        The Wheel / Keelhauler

        Notes:
        Only available with some copies of GOLD IS THE METAL... LP.   

THE UNRELEASED THEMES FOR HELLRAISER (aka THE CONSQUENCES OF RAISING HELL)

        10"     1987    Solar Lodge                     COIL 001        UK
        CS      1987    Soleilmoon                      SOL 4           US

        Hellraiser / Box Theme / Main Title / Airline 1 / Liqueur / Purfume /
        Video Recorder / Airline 2 / Natural Gas / Cosmetic 1 / Cosmetic 2 /
        Analgesic / Road Surface / Accident Insurance

        Notes:
        Initial 10" pressing on black vinyl.
        Second 10" pressing on coloured vinyl - 500 clear, 500 pink.

THE GAY MAN'S GUIDE TO SAFER SEX (MUSIC FROM THE VIDEO)

        CS      198?    Threshold House                 ???             UK

        Notes:
        Selections taken from Coil's soundtrack to the video "A Gay Man's
        Guide to Safer Sex".

WRONG EYE

        7"      1990    Shock Records                   SX002           UK

        Wrong Eye / Scope

        Notes:
        Limited edition of 3000 copies, broken down as follows:
        - 26 copies in a white sleeve, lettered (A to Z) and signed by Coil
          and cover artist Savage Pencil
        - 974 copies in white sleeve, numbered
        - 1000 copies in yellow sleeve
        - 1000 copies in green sleeve

        Some copies include a gold sticker with a demonic emblem.

        Vinyl is etched with "WRONG IS RIGHT" (side A) and "SHOOT TO LIVE"
        (side AA)

UNNATURAL HISTORY (COMPILATION TRACKS COMPILED)

        CD      1990    Threshold House/World Serpent   LOCI CD2        UK

        Various Hands / The Swelling of Leeches / The Pope Held Upside Down
        / His Body was a Playground For the Nazi Elite / Homage to Sewage /
        Here to Here (Double Headed Secret) / S is for Sleep / Dream
        Photography / Comfortable / Never / Penetralia II / Sicktone / How
        to Destroy Angels

        Notes:
        As the subtitle of this release suggests, this is a collection of
        tracks that appeared on various compilations and limited edition
        releases between 1983 and 1990.

HELLRAISER THEMES

        CD      1990    Solar Lodge/Torso               TORSO CD 161    GE

        Hellraiser / The Hellbound Heart / Box Theme / No New World / Attack of
        the Sennapods / Main Title

WINDOWPANE

        12"     1990    Threshold House                 LOCI 3          UK
        12"     1990    Threshold House                 ???             UK
        12"     1990    Wax Trax! Records               WAX 9142        US
        CD5"    1990    Threshold House/Torso           TORSO CD 174    GE
        CD5"    1990    Wax Trax! Records               WAXCD 9142      US
        CD5"    1994    Wax Trax! Records/TVT Records   TVT 8642        US

        Windowpane (Minimal) * / Windowpane / Windowpane (Astral Paddington
        Mix)

        * appears on CD releases only

        Notes:
        The original 12" release (LOCI 3) is a picture disc limited to 5000
        numbered copies.
        The other Threshold House release was a limited edition DJ promo.

LOVE'S SECRET DOMAIN

        LP      1991    Wax Trax! Records               WAX 7143        US
        LP      1991    Threshold House/Torso           TORSO 33181     UK
        CD      1991    Wax Trax! Records               WAXCD 7143      US
        CD      1991    Threshold House/Torso           TORSO CD 181    UK
        CD      1994    Wax Trax! Records/TVT Records   TVT ????        US

        Disco Hospital / Teenage Lightning 1 / Things Happen * / The Snow + /
        Dark River / Where Even the Darkness is Something to See * / Teenage
        Lightning 2 * / Windowpane / Further Back and Faster / Titan Arch /
        Chaostrophy / Lorca Not Orca * / Love's Secret Domain

        * appears on CD only.
        + extended version on CD.

THE SNOW

        EP      1991    Wax Trax! Records               WAX 9144        US
        EP      1991    Threshold House/Torso           TORSO 180       UK
        CD      1991    Wax Trax! Records               WAXCD 9144      US
        CD      1991    Threshold House/Torso           TORSO CD 180    UK
        CD      1994    Wax Trax! Records/TVT Records   TVT 8644        US

        Driftmix / Answers Come in Dreams I / Out in the Cold / As Pure As? /
        Answers Come in Dreams II / The Snow / Windowpane (remix?) *

        * appears only on TVT re-release

        12"     1991    Wax Trax! Records               ???             US
        12"     1991    Torso Dance                     12 180 DJ       UK

        As Pure As? / Answers Come in Dreams / Driftmix

        Notes:
        DJ promo release.
        Wax Trax! release limited to 500 copies.
        Torso release limited to 1000 copies.

STOLEN AND CONTAMINATED SONGS

        CD      1992    Threshold House/World Serpent   LOCI CD 4       UK

        As It Really Is / Chaos / Who'll Tell / Exploding Frogs / In The Lost
        Kingdom / Love's Secret Domain (demo) / Nasa - Arab (live) / Who'll
        Fall / Original Scot Song / Wrim-Wram-Wrom / Oboe Cop / Her Friends
        the Wolves / Dark Nova

        Notes:
        This release is to LOVE'S SECRET DOMAIN as GOLD IN THE METAL is to
        HORSE ROTORVATOR - a collection of outtakes, oddities, etc.
        Limited edition of 2000.
        Mail order copies included a skull/Coil sticker.

        CD      1993    Threshold House/World Serpent   LOCI CD 4b      UK

        Futhur / Original Chaostrophy / Who'll Tell / Omlagus Garfungiloops /
        Inkling / Love's Secret Domain (original mix) / Nasa - Arab / Who'll
        Fall? / The Original Wild Garlic Memory / Wrim Wram Wrom / Corybantic
        Ennui / Her Friends the Wolves... / Light Shining Darkly

        Notes:
        This second, unlimited edition was meant to stem the flow of bootlegs
        of this release that began appearing in Europe.  Although the song
        titles and cover are different, the disc is identical to the original
        release.

HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS (REMIXES AND RE-RECORDINGS)

        CD      1992    Threshold House/World Serpent   LOCI 5          UK

        The Sleeper / Remotely / The Sleeper II / Tectonic Plates / Dismal Orb
        / How to Destroy Angels II / Absolutely Elsewhere *

        * misspelled as "Absolute Elsewhere" on the cover.

        Notes:
        As on the original vinyl release of "HTDA", the track "Absolutely
        Elsewhere" is blank - in this case, it is a one second long track of
        nothing.

IS SUICIDE A SOLUTION?

        7"      1993    Clawfist                        XPIG 22         UK

        Is Suicide A Solution? / Airborne Bells

        Notes:
        The title track is a reworking of "Who'll Fall" from STOLEN AND
        CONTAMINATED SONGS.  Limited edition of approx 1200.

        Vinyl is etched with "HALOGEN REFRACTED THROUGH KERATIN" (side A)
        and "...UNBORN SMELLS" (side B)

THEMES FOR DEREK JARMAN'S "BLUE"

        7"      1993    Threshold House                 LOCI S1         UK

        (no song titles)

        Notes:
        Limited edition release to commemorate Derek Jarman's death
        - 1000 numbered copies on blue vinyl
        - 23 signed & numbered copies on canary yellow vinyl

        Vinyl is etched with "LUMINOUS DARKNESS" (side A) and "GO INTO THE
        LIGHT" (side b).

THE ANGELIC CONVERSATION

        CD      1994    Threshold House/World Serpent   LOCI CD 6       UK

        Ascension / Enochian Calling / Angelic Stations / Finite Bees / Cave
        of Roses / Sun Ascension / Madriiax / Escalation / Never / Enochian
        Calling II / Montecute

        Notes:
        Soundtrack to the 1985 Derek Jarman film of the same name.
        "Ascension / Enochian Calling" is another mix of "How To Destroy
        Angels".  "Montecute" is a version of the track "At The Heart of it
        All" from SCATOLOGY.

        First pressing on gold CD.  All subsequent discs were printed white on
        a regular disc.

BEAUTIFUL CATASTROPHE

        12"     1994    Threshold House/World Serpent   withdrawn       UK
        CD5"    1994    Threshold House/World Serpent   withdrawn       UK

        Notes:
        A planned colaboration with Rose McDowell (ex-Strawberry Switchblade,
        Current 93, etc.) that never took place.  John Balance has stated
        that might record with Rose in the future.

NASA-ARAB

        12"     1994    Eskaton/World Serpent           ESTAKON001      UK

        Nasa-Arab (extended) / First Dark Ride

        Notes:
        An upcoming release.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

        CD      1994?   Threshold House/World Serpent   ???             UK

        Notes:
        An upcoming release collecting various tracks from Coil's soundtrack
        works.

UNNATURAL HISTORY II

        CD      1994?   Threshold House/World Serpent   ???             UK

        Notes:
        An upcoming release collecting some of Coil's many compilation
        appearances.

COMPILATION APPEARANCES - COLLABORATIONS


Various Artists: THE BEAST 666

        CS      1983    Nekrophile Rekords              NRC 03          AU

        includes track "Here to Here (A Double Headed Secret)"

        Notes:
        This song formed the basis for the Zos Kia song "Rape", which was
        released as a 7" and 12" on All The Madmen records, and which also
        appeared on the TRANSPARENT cassette (see below) under the title
        "Violation".

Coil/Zos Kia: TRANSPARENT

        CS      1983    Nekrophile Rekords              NRC 05          AU

        Sicktone / Baptism of Fire / Violation / Poisons / Truth / Sewn Open
        (rehersal 5.x.83) / Sicktone / Silence and Secrecy (section - live at
        Magenta Club, London) / Truth (version) / Stealing the Words / On
        Balance

        Notes:
        The first five tracks ("Sicktone" to "Truth") form Side A of the
        cassette, which is labelled "Zos Kia. Berlin Atonal. 12.3.83".  Zos
        Kia were John Balance, Joan d'Arc and Min, mixed live by Peter
        Christopherson.

        The remainder of the tracks form Side 2, which is credited to
        "Coil/Zos Kia", and were recorded in 1982/83.

Various Artists: BETHEL

        CS      1983    John Balance/Andreas Muller                     UK/GE

        includes track "Red Weather"

        Notes:
        Limited to 500 copies, half packaged in a special box, the other half
        in a "rancid green" regular cassette box.

Various Artists: ELEPHANT TABLE ALBUM

        dbl-LP  1983    X Tract Records                 XX 001          UK
        CD      1990    Jungle Records/X Tract Records  XX 1            FR

        includes track "S is for Sleep"

Various Artists: LIFE AT THE TOP

        LP      1984    Third Mind Records              TMLP 07         UK

        includes track "Homage To Sewage"

        Notes:
        Came packaged with issue 4 of Abstract Magazine, which features a very
        early interview with Coil.

Various Artists: DEVASTATE TO LIBERATE

        LP      1985    Yangki Records                  YANGKI 1        UK
        CS      198?    United Dairies                  UDT 025         UK

        includes track "Restless Day"

        Notes:
        Benefit LP to raise funds for the Animal Liberation Front.

Various Artists: A DIAMOND HIDDEN IN THE MOUTH OF A CORPSE

        LP      1985    Giorno Poetry Systems           GPS 035         US

        includes track "Neither His Nor Yours"

Various Artists: THE FIGHT IS ON

        LP      1985    Laylah Anti-Records             LAY 10          BE

        includes track "Sicktone"

Various Artists: IF YOU CAN'T PLEASE YOURSELF, YOU CAN'T PLEASE YOUR SOUL

        LP      1985    Some Bizarre                    EJ 26 06631     UK
        LP      1985    Some Bizarre/Capitol            ST-12439        CA/US
        CD      1990?   Some Bizarre                    SBZCD1          UK

        includes track "The Wheel"

Various Artists: PEYERE

        CS      1986    Robin Aspel                                     UK

        includes track "Dream Photography"

Various Artists: NIGHTMARE CULTURE

        EP      1986    Laylah Anti-Records             LAY 14          BE

        Various Hands / The Swelling of Leeches / The Pope Held Upside Down
        / Killy Kill Killy

        Notes:
        Tracks 1-3 appeared under the group name Sickness Of Snakes, and
        were recorded in collaboration with Boyd Rice.  Track 4 is by
        Current 93, featuring performances by John Balance of Coil and Boyd
        Rice.

        First pressing came with an insert and picture labels.  Subsequent
        pressings do not.

        Vinyl is etched with "I SLEPT WITH FAITH. AND WOKE UP WITH A CORPSE
        IN MY ARMS" (side A) and "TIME FOR TEA - AND FEED THE THING" (side
        AA).

Various Artists: OHRENSAUSEN

        LP      1986    DOM Records                     DOM V77-03      GE

        includes track "His Body Was a Playground for the Nazi Elite"

        Notes:
        This track was also recorded during the Sickness Of Snakes session,
        and it also appears on the NON (Boyd Rice) release EASY LISTENING
        FOR IRON YOUTH (Mute Records, STUMM 69) under the title "Predator/
        Prey".

        First pressing limited to 500 black vinyl copies.
        Second pressing limited to 500 white vinyl copies.

        This album was later released on CD by Dragnet Records (as part of
        a double CD along with the OHRENSCHRAUBEN compilation), but the Coil
        track was dropped from this re-release.

Various Artists: RAW LIKE SEWAGE

        CS      198?    Premonition                     ???             ??

        includes track "Comfortable"

Various Artists: LESS THAN ANGELS

        CS      198?    Matthew Stevens                                 UK

        includes track "Never"

        Notes:
        This track appeared as a part of the soundtrack to Derek Jarman's film
        "The Angelic Conversation".
        Release limited to 100 copies.

Various Artists: CORE - A CONSPIRACY INTERNATIONAL PROJECT

        LP      1988    Play It Again Sam               ???             BE
        LP      1988    Nettwerk/Capitol                NTL 30022       CA
        CD      1988    Play It Again Sam               ???             BE
        CD      1988    Nettwerk/Capitol                NTCD 43         CA

        includes track "Feeder"

        Notes:
        This track was recorded in collaboration with Chris and Cosey, as
        were all the other tracks on the album.  Other collaborators include
        John Duncan, Monte Cazazza, Robert Wyatt, Lustmord and Boyd Rice.

Various Artists: MYTHS 4 - SINOPLE TWILIGHT IN CATAL HUYUK

        LP      1988    Sub Rosa                        SUB 33004       BE
        CD      1988    Sub Rosa                        SUBCD007-7      BE

        includes track "Another Brown World"

Various Artists: A PATHOLOGICAL COMPILATION

        LP      1989    Pathological                    PATH 1          UK
        CD      1991    Pathological                    PATH CD 1       UK

        includes track "Contains a Disclaimer"

Various Artists: TOTAL VOLUME 1

        CD      1990    Total                           TOTAL 1 CD      UK

        includes track "The Anal Staircase (Relentless mix)"

        Notes:
        Packaged with a journal-style magazine.

Various Artists: THE PORTABLE ALTAMONT

        CD      1991    Shock Records                   SX012 CD        UK

        includes tracks "Wrong Eye", "Scope" and "Meaning What Exactly?"

        Notes:
        The first two tracks were originally released as a 7" single on
        Shock.  The third track is an early version of "Things Happen", a
        track on LOVE'S SECRET DOMAIN.

Various Artists: +! (WAX TRAX SAMPLER #2)

        CS      1991    Wax Trax! Records               ???             US

        includes track "Love's Secret Domain (demo version)"

        Notes:
        Promotional release only.

Various Artists: ORDER TO THE GALAXY

        CD      1991    Torso Dance                     TORSO CD 202    UK

        includes track "The Snow (Driftmix)"

Various Artists: THE AMBIENT GROOVE VOL. 3 CD 1991 ESP ESP 919972 GE

includes track "The Snow (Driftmix)"


Phallus Dei: PONTIFEX MAXIMUS

        CD      1991    Dark Vinyl                      DV 05           GE

        includes track "Rule Again", which is credited "music by Coil, lyrics
        by Death In June".  The music is actually the track "Here to Here".

Nine Inch Nails: FIXED

        EP      1992    Nothing/TVT/Interscope/Atlantic 7-96093-1       US
        CD      1992    Nothing/TVT/Interscope/Atlantic 7-96093-2       US
        CS      1992    Nothing/TVT/Interscope/Atlantic 7-96093-4       US
        EP      1992    Island                          ???             UK
        CD      1992    Island                          IMCD 8005       UK

        includes track "Gave Up (remixed by Coil and Danny Hyde)"

Various Artists: ELECTROCITY VOL. 3

        CD      1993    Ausfahrt                        EFA06321-26     GE

        includes track "Windowpane (original mix)"

Various Artists: CASH COWS - THE BEST OF GIORNO POETRY SYSTEMS 1965-1993

        CD      1993    ???                             ESD80712        US

        includes track "Neither His Nor Yours"

The Apocalyptic Folk: THE NODDING GOD UNVEILED

        CD5"    1993    World Serpent                   NODAPOC 667     UK

        Children of the Nodapoc Gather Round / Love Dance of the Nodding
        Folk

        Notes:
        This release is a collaboration between Current 93, Coil and others.
        It came packaged with a Current 93 comic book.

Various Artists: BLUE - A FILM BY DEREK JARMAN

        CD      1993    Mute                            CDSTUMM 49      UK
        CD      1994    Elektra Nonesuch                ???             US

        Notes:
        This disc features John Balance and Peter Christopherson of Coil
        as musicians, and also includes a portion of "Disco Hospital"
        from LOVE'S SECRET DOMAIN.

Various Artists: CHAOS IN EXPANSION

        CD      1994    Utopian Dairies/Sub Rosa        SR 50           BE

        includes track "Baby Food"

Nine Inch Nails: CLOSER

        CD5"    1994    Nothing/TVT/Interscope/Atlantic 95905-2         US
        12"     1994    Island                          ???             UK
        CD5"    1994    Island                          ???             UK

        includes track "Closer (precursor)", which is remixed by Coil and
        Danny Hyde.

John Balance and David Tibet: HAUNTED AIR

        CD      1994?   World Serpent                   ???             UK

        Notes:
        This release is upcoming.

OTHER MISC. INFORMATION & QUESTIONS


John Balance appears on the following recordings by Current 93 - LASHTAL 12" (1983), MENSTRUAL NIGHT LP (1985), DAWN LP (1986), THUNDER PERFECT MIND LP (1991), and LUCIFER OVER LONDON EP (1994) - and perhaps others.

Steven Thrower was a member of the band Possession, who released at least one album - THE THIN, WHITE ARMS, OBTUSELY ANGLED AT THE ELBOW, METHODICALLY DIPPING AND EMERGING (1984, A-Mission Records, UK) - and appeared on several compilation LP's.

Coil recorded a cassette in collaboration with The New Blockaders and Vortex Campaign that I have very little information about. All I know is that the initial release was supposed a limited edition of 50 packaged in a ripped cloth bag, that it was later re-released by RRRecords, and that Coil appears on two tracks but isn't recognizable - like most New Blockaders stuff, it's extremely noisy. Can anyone else shed some light on this one?

Coil is supposedly working on a soundtrack to the graphic novel UNDERGROUND, to be released by Dark Horse Comics.

Coil have signed to Nothing, a subsiduary of Interscope Records in the US that is owned by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. Although the initial Coil release on Nothing will be their next album, Reznor has stated that he would like to re-release Coil's back catalog at some point.

The tentative title for their next album proper is INTERNATIONAL DARK SKIES. It will include guest appearances by William Burroughs, Terence McKenna, Tim Simenon, Mark Almond, and Trent Reznor (playing John Lennon's Mellotron).




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