The Young Gods, 1987

The Young Gods album cover, April 1987

Track listing

  1. Nous De La Lune – 4:33
  2. Jusqu’au Bout – 2:34
  3. A Ciel Ouvert – 1:46
  4. Jimmy – 2:41
  5. Fais La Mouette – 4:47
  6. Percussionne – 5:28
  7. Feu – 3:04
  8. Did You Miss Me? – 3:22
  9. Si Tu Gardes – 5:58
  10. The Irrtum Boys – 2:41
  11. Envoyé! – 2:15
  12. Soul Idiot – 4:24
  13. C.S.C.L.D.F. – 5:10

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The Young Gods is the eponymous debut studio album of The Young Gods. It was released in April 1987, via Wax Trax! Records.
Spent 2 weeks on Swiss charts.

Critical reception

1987 – Melody Maker United Kingdom “Albums of the Year”
1987 – Tip Germany “Albums of the Year”
1987 – Sounds United Kingdom “Albums of the Year”
1989 – Sounds United Kingdom “The Top 80 Albums from the ’80s”
2005 – WOEBOT United States “The 100 Greatest Records Ever”

Chart performance

Swiss Album Chart, peak 22
UK Indie Chart, peak 14

Members

Ces Dross (aka Cesare Pizzi) – keyboards
Frank Bagnoud – drums
Franz Treichler – vocals

Additional musicians and production

Voco Fauxpas – engineering
Roli Mosimann – production, engineering

Singles

Producer:
Roli Mosimann

Released:
April 1987

Recorded:
Artag Studio

Label:
Wax Trax!

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