Freud CD 057 In the beginning; a live anthology 1977 - 81
The Slits [Viv Albertine; Tessa Pollitt; Ariane Forster] with: tracks 1-7, Paloma Romero, drums;
track 8, Nina Hagen, vocals; Paloma Romero, drums; tracks 9-14, Bruce Smith, drums;
Steve Beresford, various instruments; track 15, Neneh Cherry, vocals;
Bruce Smith, drums; Steve Beresford, various instruments; Flash [David Wright], saxophone.
Tracks 1-7 recorded live at Dingwalls, London on 6 September 1977; track 8 recorded in Nora's
front room, Shepherd's Bush; tracks 9-14 recorded live in Cincinnati and San Francisco in 1980;
track 15 recorded at The Slits last gig, Hammersmith Palais, December 1981.
- Vindictive (03.00)
- A boring life (03.00)
- Slime (02.26)
- Newtown (04.04)
- Love & romance (02.44)
- Shoplifting (01.51)
- Number one enemy (02.14)
- Number one enemy (02.03)
- In the beginning (06.05)
- Newtown (04.29)
- Man next door (07.12)
- I heard it through the grapevine (03.30)
- Typical girls (04.08)
- Fade away (03.41)
- In the beginning (12.15)
Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Caroline Coon.
CD distributed by Jungle Records, 62 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN.
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