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Die Tödliche Doris - " " LP - AguirreRecords

Etats-Unis

Die Tödliche Doris - " " LP

€26.50

Die Tödliche Doris was born out of West Berlin's lively post-punk community in the early '80s. Along with Einstürzende Neubauten, Malaria, Sprung Aus Den Wolken and Frieder Butzmann, Die Tödliche Doris ranks amongst the Geniale Dilletanten – which roughly translates as "ingenious dilettantes" – who sought to democratize cultural productions beyond the grip of both Western capitalism and GDR socialism. The Geniale Dilletanten became synonymous with a free-for-all approach to music, film, painting and performance where participants encouraged raw expression through provocation and experimentation. 

Wolfgang Müller and Nikolaus Utermöhlen founded Die Tödliche Doris in 1980, presenting the public persona of Doris as a constantly shifting entity that deliberately engaged the contradictions of the human condition. The band often referenced themselves in the third person singular, alluding to Doris as a fully-formed female character with explosive, colorful emotions. 

For her debut album – originally released on Zickzack in 1982 and playfully titled " " (that is, blank space surrounded by quotation marks) – Doris most closely entertains the notion of a typical rock band with drums, bass and guitar. Produced by Neubauten's Blixa Bargeld, the thirteen songs presented here are disquieting lullabies of profound anxiety, savage and primitive deconstructions of German polka and manic lacerations of punk minimalism: all reflections of the many and fractured personalities of Doris.

This first-time vinyl reissue includes a reproduction of the original 24-page booklet. Second edition of 500 numbered copies on black vinyl.

Tracklist

A1 Stümmel Mir
A2 Posaunen Der Liebe
A3 Der Tod Ist Ein Skandal
A4 Panzerabwehrfaust
A5 Wie Still Es Im Wald Ist
A6 Sie Werden Nicht Beobachtet
A7 Haare Im Mund
B1 M. Röck: Rhythmus Im Blut
B2 Kavaliere
B3 Fliegt Schnell Laut Summend
B4 Robert
B5 Über-Mutti
B6 In Der Pause

 


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