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The Sporting Life

by Diamanda Galás

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Skotoseme 06:27
You're Mine 05:10
Tony 05:37
Hex 08:04


Thank you to: Daniel Miller, Jane Geerts, Linda Greenberg, David Snow, Richard "Cookie" Roberts, Michael Ash, J.P. Galás, Francesca Bradfiled, all at Opal, Manosn Guitars, Blaise Dupuy, Paul Acosta, Anthony Tomasino, and all at SIR, Raman Castan, Diane Nickols Sotos, Jed Wheeler, Michael Flanagan, Larry H., Aldo Hernandez, Cassie Roessel, Betsy Johnson, Richard Chadwick, Everyone at Mute, Suzanne Horn for the Green Machine

With special thanks to Mo Jones, Project Health & Therapy Officer

Diamanda Galeas would like to dedicate her work on this album to Linda Greenbrg, "Last Man Down" to Carl Valentino, and "Hex" to Michael Flanagan

Art Direction and Design: Patricia Mooney
Photography: Catherine McGann


released September 6, 1994

Produced by John Paul Jones.
Recording and mix engineer, Richard Evans.
Mastered by Time Young at Metropolis

All words by Diamanda Galás.

Diamanda Galás: Vocals, Hammond Organ, Piano
John Paul Jones: 4 5, and 8 String Bass Guitars, Lap Steel Guitar
Pete Thomas: Drums

1994, Diamanda Galás


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Diamanda Galás New York, New York

Diamanda Galás is a Greek-American avant-garde composer and performer, whose work confronts the subjects of violence and despair with political conviction and austerity. Galás rose to prominence in the ‘80s and ‘90s with the recorded trilogy, Masque of the Red Death, and the performance work Plague Mass, which addressed the AIDS crisis in a time of deafening political silence and inaction. ... more

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