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Liliput / Liliput
Album:Liliput Collection:General
Artist:Liliput Added:07/2001
Label:Kill Rock Stars 

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 14 Sep 17:Sully
Brains and Eggs
4.Thu, 21 Jun 12:Hervey Okkles, Dramatist
Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles: A Work of Drama, etc, etc
2.Thu, 07 Sep 17:Sully
Brains and Eggs
5.Mon, 21 Nov 11:Hervey Okkles, An Adequate Sub
Post-PACC Short Set
3.Sat, 08 Aug 15:Hervey Okkles
Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
6.Wed, 05 Oct 11:Hervey Okkles
Buford J. Sharkley's Themeless Escapades

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2001-09-10 
This is an unbelievable complete discography of LiliPUT (nee Kleenex), seminal (or should I say “uteral”) German lo-fi proto art punk/post-punk ’78-’83. This double CD proceeds chronologically through the evolution of this primarily female trio (or so). Rudimentary playing that relys on pure estrogen, spirit, and verve more than “skill” as we’ve been brainwashed to define it. Crunchy-clean guits, boomy overdriven bass and heartfelt passionate nasty-at-times vocal delivery. A distinctly female sound, with lots of “girl” shrieks and whistles, woo woos, pots and pans... These songs ring true and unique, earth-shattering to an earth needing of shattering. A priceless band worthy of a CD that amazingly does them justice. Liner notes worth reading.

CD1: tracks 1-10: Kleenex ’78-’79 3,7, 6 is “hit” made famous by Rough Trade comp back then
tracks 11-19 LiliPUT ’80, saxaphone appears on most tracks 12, 14
tracks 20-21: ’81, 20 strange drumming
tracks 22-24: ’81-’82 sax appears, music more cohesive and tamer somehow because of two guys

CD2: tracks 1-13 ’82-’83, by far my favorite era, back to the trio, percussive playing, interesting beats, sillyness, pretty, creative, great 2, 3, 4, all...
tracks 14-end: outtakes and other etc recordings, all excellent

Track Listing
1.Nighttoad 24.Dolly Dollar
2.Madness 25.Do You Mind My Dream
3.Krimi 26.In a Mess
4.1978 27.Birdy
5.Beri-Beri 28.Feel Like Snakes Twisting
6.Ain't You 29.Tschik-Mo
7.Hedi's Head 30.Outburst
8.Nice 31.Umamm
9.You 32.Might Is Right
10.U 33.Like or Lump It
11.Split 34.Ichor
12.Die Matrosen 35.Tong Tong
13.Hitch-Hike 36.Jatz, the
14.DC-10 37.You Did It
15.Thumblerdoll 38.Ring-A-Ding-Dong
16.Igel 39.Silver Key Can Open An Iron
17.Turk 40.Your's Is Mine
18.Tisko 41.Blue Is All in Rush
19.Wig-Wam 42.Terrified
20.Eisiger Wind 43.Etoile
21.When the Cat's Away 44.On Streets Without Names
22.I Had a Dream 45.Boatsong
23.Turn the Table 46.His Head All Red