Journey Through a Body

Journey Through a Body is the fourth studio album by industrial music pioneers Throbbing Gristle, released in Germany in April 1982 through record label Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien.

Journey Through a Body
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1982
RecordedMarch 1981
LabelWalter Ulbricht Schallfolien
Throbbing Gristle chronology
Greatest Hits
Journey Through a Body
Three Psychick Sacrifice
Alternate cover
1993 UK reissue cover

Background edit

The album was recorded in Rome in March 1981 in the RAI studios without pre-planning any songs. The work was a piece of "radio art" commissioned by Italian national radio.[1]

Release edit

Journey Through a Body was released in Germany in April 1982 through record label Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien.[2] The album was reissued in the UK in 1993.

Critical reception edit

The Wire magazine called it the group's "scariest" album.[3]

Track listing edit

Side A
2."Catholic Sex"8:10
Side B
1."Exotic Functions"4:18
2."Violencia (The Bullet)"8:00
3."Oltre La Morte, Birth and Death"3:27

References edit

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave (2002). Alternative Rock. San Francisco, CA: Miller Freeman. p. 687. ISBN 0-87930-607-6. LCCN 00-58249. OCLC 1193377576 – via the Internet Archive.
  2. ^ Journey Through a Body (Media notes). Throbbing Gristle. Germany: Walter Ulbricht Scahllfolien. April 1982. Retrieved 13 July 2013.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. ^ Herrington, Tony, ed. (1999). "The Wire: Volumes 185–189". The Wire. C. Parker.