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Holy Wars is the fourth studio album by American post-punk band Tuxedomoon, released in 1985 by Cramboy.[2]

Holy Wars
Tuxedomoon - Holy Wars.jpg
Studio album by
Released1985 (1985)
Recorded1984 (1984) – 1985 (1985)
StudioDaylight Studios
(Brussels, BE)
GenrePost-punk, new wave
ProducerGilles Martin, Tuxedomoon
Tuxedomoon chronology
Short Stories
Holy Wars
Ship of Fools
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]


Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Lead VocalsLength
1."The Waltz"Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Luc Van Lieshout 5:12
2."St. John"Steven Brown, Peter DachertSteven Brown4:33
3."Bonjour tristesse"Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Luc Van Lieshout, Winston TongWinston Tong5:28
4."Hugging the Earth"Steven Brown, Peter DachertSteven Brown4:02
5."In a Manner of Speaking"Winston TongSteven Brown and Winston Tong3:30
6."Some Guys"Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Luc Van LieshoutSteven Brown4:58
7."Holy Wars"Steven Brown, Peter Dachert, Winston TongWinston Tong6:44
8."Watching the Blood Flow"Steven Brown, Blaine L. ReiningerSteven Brown5:10
9."Egypt"Steven Brown, Peter DachertSteven Brown4:57
10."Soma"Winston Tong 5:42


Adapted from the Holy Wars liner notes.[3]

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Netherlands 1985 Cramboy CD, LP CBoy 2020
United States Restless LP TX8004
Greece Virgin EX 01
France 1987 Celluloid CD CEL 5478


  1. ^ "Tuxedomoon: Holy Wars > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  2. ^ Payes, Robert; Sheridan, David (2007). "Tuxedomoon". Trouser Press. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  3. ^ Holy Wars (booklet). Tuxedomoon. Brussels, Belgium: Cramboy. 1985.CS1 maint: others (link)

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