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State of Mind (Front Line Assembly album)

State of Mind is the second album by electro-industrial artists Front Line Assembly. It was originally released in 1988 by Dossier, on both Compact Disc and LP format. State of Mind was later released on Cleopatra Records with alternate artwork and a bonus track, "Inside Out".

State of Mind
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1988 (1988-01)[1]
RecordedAugust 1987 (1987-08)
GenreIndustrial, electronic, dark ambient
Length58:18
LabelDossier, ROIR, Third Mind, Cleopatra
ProducerMichael Balch
Front Line Assembly chronology
The Initial Command
(1987)
State of Mind
(1988)
Corrosion
(1988)
Alternative cover
Re-release (1996)
Re-release (1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[2]

Band leader Bill Leeb said about choosing the label Dossier: "We just did it because I liked a lot of the other artists on the label."[3]

Contents

ReleaseEdit

Cleopatra re-issued State of Mind on vinyl on April 29, 2016.[4] This edition contains only 8 tracks.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Bill Leeb.

1988 Release
No.TitleLength
1."First Reprisal"5:21
2."Consequence"5:36
3."Burnt Soul"2:42
4."Testimony"5:26
5."Landslide"4:45
6."Terminal Power"5:49
7."Malignant Fracture"4:16
8."Eastern Voices"5:27
9."Resistance"4:31
10."Sustain Upright"4:07
11."No Tomorrow"5:06
12."And They Shall Bow"4:45
1996 Re-release
No.TitleLength
1."Inside Out"4:16
2."First Reprisal"5:21
3."Consequence"5:36
4."Burnt Soul"2:42
5."Testimony"5:26
6."Landslide"4:45
7."Terminal Power"5:49
8."Malignant Fracture"4:16
9."Eastern Voices"5:27
10."Resistance"4:31
11."Sustain Upright"4:07
12."No Tomorrow"5:06
13."And They Shall Bow"4:45

PersonnelEdit

Front Line AssemblyEdit

  • Bill Leeb – mixing, vocals
  • Michael Balch – mixing

Technical personnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Levermore, Gary (1997). Front Line Assembly - Reclamation (booklet). Front Line Assembly. New York: Roadrunner. pp. 2–3.
  2. ^ Mason, Stewart. Front Line Assembly: State of Mind at AllMusic. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
  3. ^ Radio, Joe (April 24, 1988). "Interview: Front Line Assembly". Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  4. ^ "Cleopatra Records - Releases". Cleopatra. Retrieved March 13, 2017.