Diamanda Galás

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Recordings

Diamanda Galás: voice; piano, organ, and all other keyboard instruments; and all arrangements on all recordings. Additional credits are noted.

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Diamanda Galás - Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!
April 1, 2008
UK/US CD Mute STUMM 274

Tracklist:

  1. 8 Men And 4 Women
  2. Long Black Veil - [MP3]
  3. Down So Low
  4. Interlude (Time) - [MP3]
  5. Autumn Leaves
  6. O Death
  7. Heaven Have Mercy - [MP3]

All tracks recorded at "Diamanda's Valentines Day Massacre", the Knitting Factory, New York City, February 14, 2006 (7:30pm and 10:30pm). Except for "Long Black Veil," recorded at The Tonic, New York City, March 20, 2006, and "Interlude (Time)," recorded at Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand, October 25, 2005. Mastered at The Lodge, NYC.


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La Serpenta Canta
November 24, 2003
UK 2xCD Mute STUMM 206

Tracklist:

disc a:

  1. (intro
  2. Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down - [MP3]
  3. Burning Hell
  4. Baby's Insane
  5. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
  6. Lonely Woman
  7. Frenzy - [MP3]

disc b:

  1. Blue Spirit Blues
  2. My World Is Empty Without You - [MP3]
  3. I Put A Spell on You
  4. At the Dark End of the Street
  5. Dancing in the Dark
  6. Dead Cat on the Line
  7. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean - [MP3]
  8. Burning Hell (Reprise)

Recorded live in Porto, Munich, New York City, Vancouver, Sydney, Leipzig, Rome, Mlbourne, and Gent between 1999 and 2002.
Blaise Dupuy: production, mix, sound design.


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Defixiones: Will And Testament
November 24, 2003
UK 2xCD+book Mute STUMM 205

Tracklist:

disc a:

  1. Ter Vogormia
  2. The Desert Part I - [MP3]
  3. The Desert Part II
  4. Sevda Zinçiri
  5. Holokaftoma - [MP3]
  6. Ter Vogormia (reprise)
  7. The Eagle of Tkuma
  8. Orders From The Dead

disc b:

  1. Hastayim Yasiyorum
  2. San Pethano sto Karabi
  3. Je Rame - [MP3]
  4. Epístola A Los Transeúntes
  5. Birds Of Death
  6. Anoixe
  7. Todesfugue
  8. Artémis - [MP3]
  9. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean

Blaise Dupuy: recording producer


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Diamanda Galás - Malediction and Prayer (Live)

Malediction and Prayer
May 8, 1998
UK 2xLP/CD Mute STUMM 163
US CD Asphodel 0984

Tracklist:

  1. Iron Lady - [MP3]
  2. The Thrill Is Gone
  3. My World Is Empty Without You
  4. Abel et Caïn
  5. Death Letter
  6. Supplica a Mia Madre
  7. Insane Asylum - [MP3]
  8. Si La Muerte - [MP3]
  9. 25 Minutes To Go
  10. Keigome Keigome
  11. I'm Gonna Live The Life
  12. Gloomy Sunday

Recorded live during Diamanda's international tour from November 1996 to June 1997.
Live recording engineer and creative consultant: Blaise Dupuy.
Produced by Diamanda Galás.


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Schrei X
September 23, 1996
UK LP/CD Mute STUMM 146
US CD Mute 9037

Tracklist:

Schrei X Live:

  1. Do Room
  2. I— I Am— Dreams
  3. M Dis I
  4. O.P.M.
  5. Abasement - [MP3]
  6. Headbox
  7. Cunt
  8. Hepar
  9. Coitum
  10. Vein
  11. M Dis II
  12. Smell
  13. Hee Shock Die - [MP3]
  14. Recorded live at the Knitting Factory and P.S. 122 (New York), the Archa Theater (Prague), and the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (Portland, Oregon).

Schrei 27:

  1. Do Room
  2. I I - [MP3]
  3. M Dis I
  4. O.P.M.
  5. Headbox
  6. Cunt
  7. Hepar
  8. Vein
  9. M Dis II
  10. Smell
  11. Hee Shock Die
  12. Recorded at Gark Studio, Minneapolis, 1994.

Recorded, mixed, and produced by Blaise Dupuy.


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The Sporting Life (with John Paul Jones)
October 1, 1994
UK LP/CD Mute STUMM 127
US CD Mute/Elektra 61672

Tracklist:

  1. Skótoseme - [MP3]
  2. Do You Take This Man? - [MOV]
  3. Dark End Of The Street - [MP3]
  4. You're Mine
  5. Tony
  6. Devil's Rodeo
  7. The Sporting Life
  8. Baby's Insane - [MP3]
  9. Last Man Down
  10. Hex

John Paul Jones: 4-, 5-, and 8-string bass guitars, lap steel guitar; Pete Thomas: Drums
Produced by John Paul Jones.
Recording and mix engineer: Richard Evans.


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Do You Take This Man? (with John Paul Jones)
September 22, 1994
UK 7"/CD Single Mute 171

Tracklist:

  1. Do You Take This Man? - [MOV]
  2. Hex (La Diabla mix) - [MP3]
  3. Do You Take This Man? (LP version)

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Vena Cava
August 19, 1993
UK LP/CD Mute STUMM119
US CD Mute/Elektra 61459

Tracklist:

  1. untitled
  2. untitled - [MP3]
  3. untitled
  4. untitled
  5. untitled - [MP3]
  6. untitled
  7. untitled - [MP3]
  8. untitled

Produced by Eric Liljestrand.
Performance recorded at The Kitchen, February/March 1992.


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The Singer
April 6, 1992
UK LP/CD Mute STUMM 103
US CD Mute/Elektra 61278

Tracklist:

  1. My Love Will Never Die - [MP3]
  2. Reap What You Sow
  3. Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?
  4. Gloomy Sunday - [MP3]
  5. Balm In Gilead/Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  6. Insane Asylum
  7. I Put A Spell On You
  8. Let My People Go
  9. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
  10. Judgement Day - [MP3]

Produced by Eric Liljestrand and Diamanda Galás.
Recorded at Sorcerer Sound, New York City.


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Plague Mass Live (1984-End of the Epidemic)
April 1, 1991
UK CD/LP Mute STUMM 83
US LP Mute/Elektra 61043

Tracklist:

  1. There Are No More Tickets to the Funeral
  2. This Is The Law of the Plague
  3. I Wake Up and I See the Face of The Devil
  4. Confessional (Give Me Sodomy or Give Me Death) - [MP3]
  5. How Shall Our Judgement Be Carried Out Upon the Wicked?
  6. Let Us Praise the Masters of Slow Death
  7. Consecration - [MP3]
  8. Sono L'Antichristo
  9. Cris D'Aveugle - [MP3]
  10. Let My People Go

Recorded live in concert on October 12th and 13th, 1990 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City.
Produced by Kurt Munkacsi and Blaise Dupuy; Executive Producer: Rory Johnson.


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Masque of the Red Death
1989
UK 2xCD Mute GALAS 1
US 2xCD Mute/Restless GALAS 1

Tracklist:


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The Litanies of Satan
1989
UK CD Mute ISO 1
US CD Mute/Restless 71419

Tracklist:

  1. The Litanies of Satan - [MP3]
  2. Wild Women with Steak Knives - [MP3]
    (The Homicidal Love Song for Solo Scream)

"Litanies" was produced by Dave Hunt in London, 1981.
"Wild Women" was recorded by Richard Zvonar.


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The Divine Punishment & Saint of the Pit
1989
UK CD Mute CD STUMM 33
US CD Mute/Restless 71423

Tracklist:

  1. Deliver Me From Mine Enemies
    1. This Is the Law of the Plague
    2. Deliver Me from Mine Enemies - [MP3]
    3. We shall not accept your Quarentine
    4. Deliver Me
    5. Yiati O Ozoe
    6. Psalm 22 - [MP3]
  2. Free Among the Dead
    1. Psalm 88
    2. Lamentations - [MP3]
    3. Sono L'Antichristo
  3. La Trezième Revient [The Thirteenth Returns] - [MP3]
  4. Exeloume [Deliver Me] - [MP3]
  5. L'Heautontimioroumenos (1857) [Self-Tormentor] - [MP3]
  6. Artémis (1854)
  7. Cris D'Aveugle (1873) [Blind Man's Cry]

for credits, see below


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You Must Be Certain of the Devil

UK LP/CD Mute STUMM 83
US LP/CD Mute/Restless 71403

Tracklist:

  1. Swing Low Sweet Chariot - [MP3]
  2. Double-Barrel Prayer - [MOV]
  3. Let's Not Chat About Despair - [MP3]
  4. Brids of Death
  5. You Must Be Certain of The Devil
  6. Let My People Go
  7. Malediction - [MP3]
  8. The Lord Is My Shepherd

Charlie Terstappen: drums; Kurt Schmidt: guitar on 2 and 4; Peter Zimmerman: percussion on 4.
Produced by Gareth Jones & Diamanda Galás at Studio Hansa, Berlin 1987.


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Saint of the Pit
1987
UK LP Mute STUMM 33

Tracklist:

  1. La Trezième Revient [The Thirteenth Returns] - [MP3]
  2. Exeloume [Deliver Me] - [MP3]
  3. L'Heautontimioroumenos (1857) [Self-Tormentor] - [MP3]
  4. Artémis (1854)
  5. Cris D'Aveugle (1873) [Blind Man's Cry]

Produced by Gareth Jones & Diamanda Galás.


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The Divine Punishment
1986
UK LP Mute STUMM 27

Tracklist:

  1. Deliver Me From Mine Enemies
    1. This Is the Law of the Plague
    2. Deliver Me from Mine Enemies - [MP3]
    3. We shall not accept your Quarentine
    4. Deliver Me
    5. Yiati O Ozoe
    6. Psalm 22 - [MP3]
  2. Free Among the Dead
    1. Psalm 88
    2. Lamentations - [MP3]
    3. Sono L'Antichristo

Engineered and produced by Dave Hunt. Recorded at the Dave Hunt Studios, London.


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Diamanda Galas
1984
US LP Metalanguage 119

Tracklist:

  1. Panoptikon - [MP3]
  2. Tragouthia Apo To Aima Exoun Fonos (Song From The Blood of Those Murdered) - [MP3]

Richard Zvonar: tape manipluations and signal processing on side A, recording of multi-voiced backing taple on side B.
Side A recorded Feb. 1984 at 1750 Arch Studios, Berkeley, CA.
Side B recorded Oct. 1981 by Ed Herrmann at KOPN, Columbia, Missouri, on the Ionizations Concert Series with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts & Missouri Arts Council.


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The Litanies of Satan
1982
UK LP Y Records Y18

Tracklist:

  1. The Litanies of Satan - [MP3]
  2. Wild Women with Steak Knives - [MP3]
    (The Homicidal Love Song for Solo Scream)

"Litanies" was produced by Dave Hunt in London, 1981.
"Wild Women" was recorded by Richard Zvonar.


Performances


photo by Austin Young

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