• SKELETAL FAMILY

SKELETAL FAMILY

"Burning Oil" - LP

CAT NUMBER :  CULT32
ORIGINAL RELEASE YEAR : 1984
REISSUE DATE: DEC 2020
COUNTRY : England
FFO : Post-punk / Death Rock / Gothic Rock

SKELETAL FAMILY formed in 1982 in keighley, UK. After a debut 7’’, the band signed a record deal and entered studio to record 10 tracks for a debut album called «Burning Oil» which remained in the top 10 of the UK charts for several months. This record is a pure death-rock gem ! It was originally released in 1984 on Red Rhino Records, and is now available again on vinyl, with the original demo song « Lies » as bonus track ! Stan Greenwood superb melancholic guitar leads and Anne-Marie Hurst haunted voice made the band become a major Death-Rock / Gothic Rock act. They are very often listed as a big influence by the new generation of post punk bands.


TRACKLISTING :

A1 : So Sure ; A2 : Ritual ; A3 : Burning Oil ; A4 : The Wind Blows ; A5 : And I ; A6 : 11:15 
B1 : Waiting Here ; B2 : Someone New ; B3 : Black Ju Ju ; B4 : Woman And Child ; B5 : Lies (original demo)

LINE UP :

Guitar – Stan
Vocals – Anne-Me
Drums – M Reed
Bass – Nick