The Sporting Life (album)

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The Sporting Life
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Studio album by Diamanda Galás and John Paul Jones
Released September 6, 1994
Recorded 1994 in London, England
Length 55:01
Label Mute
Producer John Paul Jones
Diamanda Galás chronology
Vena Cava
(1993)Vena Cava1993
The Sporting Life
(1994)
Schrei x
(1996)Schrei x1996
John Paul Jones chronology
Scream for Help
(1985) Scream for Help1985
The Sporting Life
(1994) The Sporting Life1994
Zooma
(1999) Zooma1999

The Sporting Life is an album by singer Diamanda Galás and multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones, released on September 6, 1994 by record label Mute.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Trouser Press favorable[2]

Trouser Press described the album as "her most stimulating and broadly appealing work yet."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Skótoseme" (Galás/Jones) – 6:27
  2. "Do You Take This Man?" (Galás/Jones) – 6:09
  3. "Dark End of the Street" (Chips Moman/Dan Penn) – 2:42
  4. "You're Mine" (Galás) – 5:10
  5. "Tony" (Galás) – 5:37
  6. "Devil's Rodeo" (Galás/Jones/Pete Thomas) – 5:37
  7. "The Sporting Life" (Galás/Jones) – 5:45
  8. "Baby's Insane" (Galás) – 4:39
  9. "Last Man Down" (Galás/Jones) – 4:50
  10. "Hex" (Galás/Jones) – 8:04

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. The Sporting Life at AllMusic. Retrieved September 17, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Kenny, Glenn; Robbins, Ira. "TrouserPress.com :: Diamanda Galas". TrouserPress.com. Retrieved July 21, 2016. 

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