Snakedrill

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Snakedrill
Snakedrill front cover.jpg
EP by Wire
Released 1986
Length Post-punk, experimental rock, industrial rock
Label Mute
Producer Daniel Miller, Gareth Jones
Wire chronology
Document and Eyewitness
(1981)Document and Eyewitness1981
Snakedrill
(1986)
Ahead
(1987)Ahead1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B+[2]

Snakedrill is an EP by English rock band Wire. It was released in 1986. It was the first release after the band's five-year hiatus, and foreshadows their extensive use of electronic instrumentation on following albums, particularly on "A Serious of Snakes", which contains multiple layered synth and keyboard parts.

The entire EP is now included in the form of bonus tracks on The Ideal Copy.

Track listing

All racks composed by Wire

No. Title Length
1. "A Serious of Snakes" 4:53
2. "Drill" 5:05
3. "Advantage in Height" 3:05
4. "Up to the Sun" 2:50

Personnel

Wire
Technical
  • David Buckland – cover photography

References

  1. ^ Wilson Neate. "Snakedrill". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Robert Christgau. "Wire". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 

External links

  • Snakedrill at Discogs (list of releases)
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