Christian Death - The Scriptures
Rock
Label: Normal ‎– NORMAL 65, Normal ‎– NORMAL 66
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single
Country: Germany
Date of released: 1987
Category: Rock
Style: Goth Rock, Deathrock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Christian Death
Album's name: The Scriptures
ZIP archive size: 1832

Christian Death - The Scriptures


Tracklist Hide Credits

The Days Of Yore And Nonce
A1 Prelude 1:57
A2 Song Of Songs 5:15
A3 Vanity 2:55
A4 Four Horsemen 4:48
A5 1983
Words By – Hendrix*
9:58
The Womb Of Time
B1 Omega Dawn 3:19
B2 A Ringing In Their Ears 1:37
B3 Golden Age
Written-By – Kota
3:29
B4 Alpha Sunset 2:01
B5 Spilt Blood 0:58
B6 Raw War 6:32
B7 Reflections
Written-By – R. Spitzer*
6:20
Bonus 7"
C Jezebel's Tribulation
Written-By – R. Spitzer*, Kota
3:08
D Wraeththu 2:33

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – EFA – EFA 05065
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Prophets Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – QAH Music
  • Published By – Edition Formal
  • Published By – Yameta
  • Published By – Bella Godiva
  • Published By – Worldsong
  • Engineered At – Rockfield Studios
  • Engineered At – Prophet Studios, London
  • Engineered At – The Lodge Recording Studio
  • Edited At – Tape One
  • Mastered At – EMI Studios, Cologne

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Piano, Horn [Custom Copper] – Kota
  • Drums, Percussion – John Isaac
  • Effects [Muktimedia] – Zalia
  • Engineer – Paul Cobbold
  • Engineer [Audio] – Jack Dedert
  • Guitar, Piano, Violin, Horn [Custom Copper] – James Beam
  • Lead Vocals [Female], Piano, Keyboards, Horn [Custom Copper] – Gitane Demone
  • Management [Merchandise Management] – Myriam
  • Mastered By – John Cremer
  • Producer, Engineer, Lead Vocals [Male, Guitar, Guitar [Bowed Cross], Piano, Horn [Custom Copper Horns], Design, Concept By [Cover / Book] – Valor
  • Stage Manager [Stage Management] – Art Borges
  • Written-By – Glass* (tracks: B1, B2, B4 to B7), Valor (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B7, C, D)

Notes

This release:
- Stickered gatefold sleeve noting bonus 7" single and edition of 10,000
- 11" lyric booklet attached to gatefold sleeve
- Bonus 7" single with the tracks "Jezebel's Tribulation" b/w "Wraeththu" (NORMAL 66) in a plain sleeve
- Some with additional insert written in German.

Insert text:
'Normal records apologize. Due to a mistake that occurred in the manufacturing of this LP, the label were put on the record incorrectly. The tracks of "The Days Of Yore & Nonce" are on the side with the written label, those of "The Womb Of Time" on the one with the cross.'

Engineered at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales and at Prophet Studios, London and The Lodge, Claire, Sudbury, England. Mastered at EMI Cologne, W.Germany. Digital editing at Tape I, London. Released by permission of The Prophets Records.
P 1987 The Prophets Records/QAH Music + Co. Published by Formal Musik.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): F 669921 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): 6 6 9 9 2 1 F - B 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, stamped): 6 6 9 9 2 2 F - A 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, stamped): 6 6 9 9 2 2 F - B 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, stamped, variant): 6 6 9 9 2 2 F - B 1
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 8820

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NORMAL 65 Christian Death The Scriptures ‎(LP, Album) Normal NORMAL 65 Germany 1987
CLP 0548-2 Christian Death The Scriptures ‎(CD, Album) Cleopatra CLP 0548-2 US 1999
NORMAL 65/66 CD, CD FREUD 18 Christian Death The Scriptures ‎(CD, Album, RP) Normal, Jungle Records NORMAL 65/66 CD, CD FREUD 18 Germany Unknown
CANUS0049CD Christian Death The Scriptures ‎(CD, Album) Candlelight Records USA CANUS0049CD US 1999
SOM 372LP, SOM 372LPCW Christian Death The Scriptures ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Whi) Season Of Mist, Season Of Mist SOM 372LP, SOM 372LPCW Europe 2015

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