35th Anniversary Reissue Of Landmark 1983 Debut On 180g Vinyl LP!
Featuring "Blister In The Sun", "Kiss Off", "Add It Up" & "Gone Daddy Gone"!
The Violent Femmes have released nine studio albums and more than a dozen iconic
singles, among them such classics as "American Music," "Gone Daddy Gone,"
"Nightmares," "Add It Up," and of course, "Blister In The Sun." Their remarkable
three-decade-plus career has earned them cumulative worldwide sales in excess of
10 million, with 1983’s Violent Femmes awarded with RIAA platinum certification
eight years after its initial release.
The Violent Femmes self-titled debut album has reached legendary status that few
albums ever attain. Released in 1983, Violent Femmes became one of the most
distinctive records of the early alternative movement and an enduring cult
classic. By combining elements of Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers with
new wave and acoustic-folk and punk rock, the Femmes forged a sound all their
This 180-gram LP reissue faithfully reproduces the album’s original artwork,
which features one of the iconic album covers of the 1980s.
• 180g Vinyl
• 35th Anniversary Reissue
• Mastered at Capitol Mastering
Gordon Gano, guitar, violin, lead vocal
Brian Ritchie, acoustic bass guitar, xylophone, electric bass, vocals
Victor De Lorenzo, snare drum and tranceaphone, drum set, scotch marching bass
1. Blister In The Sun
2. Kiss Off
3. Please Do Not Go
4. Add It Up
1. Prove My Love
3. To The Kill
4. Gone Daddy Gone / I Just Want To Make Love To You
5. Good Feeling