Bad Blood And Blasphemy


Bad Blood And Blasphemy

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This release, recorded in London and Berlin in 1999, features the talents of some of Berlins finest Turkish musicians contributing on some of our most profane songs yet.

Released in 1999

It would be the tinniest of reviewer clichès to say that I’ve never heard anything like this English trio, but, well, consider it said, anyway.
— Kurt Loder, Contributor, on 04.22.11 in Reviews, Wondering Sound


  1. Bad
  2. Killer
  3. Car Crash
  4. Maria
  5. Start A Fire
  6. Soho Boy
  7. Neighbour
  8. Angel
  9. Xyz
  10. Crack Of Dome
  11. Clown
  12. Rapist
  13. Salvation
  14. Dead Souls
  15. Swing 'em High


Martyn Jaques: accordion, vocals

Adrian Stout: bass, vocals 

Adrian Huge: drums, vocals


Clarinet [Girnata] – Mesut Lekesiz

Engineer – Jim Custance

Flute [Ney] – Özkan Akkilic

Harmonica [Sheng] – Wu Wei

Percussion [Derbouka, Daf, Req] – Mehmet Sayar

Strings [Baglama], Engineer, Producer – Martin Gordon

Strings [Saz] – Aykut Sensoy

Violin – Abdulraiiman Özyay

Artwork By [Photography, Design] – Blue

Artwork By [Photography] – Andrew Atkinson