Colossus of Destiny (album)

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Colossus of Destiny was released in 2001 on Ipecac Recordings.

  • (2001) IPECAC RECORDINGS
    • IPC-14 - CD
  • (2012) IPECAC RECORDINGS
    • IPC-14 - CD re-released in a limited edition of 50 (split between three numbered editions of 10 and one numbered edition of 20) with letterpress sleeves by Mackie Osborne for sale on the 51 in 51 tour.
  • (2012) IPECAC RECORDINGS
    • IPC-14 - CD re-released in a limited edition with letterpress sleeves by Mackie Osborne for sale at the December 2016 shows.


It was recorded live on Friday December 13, 1998 at Club Mangler, Cupertino, California.

This is an hour of synthesizer and sample experimentation ending in a performance of the song "Eye Flys".

The album title comes frm a John Fante book The Road to Los Angeles, in which the main character, Arturo Bandini, writes a book bearing the name Colossus of Destiny.

Track listing

  1. Untitled – 59:23
  2. Untitled – 0:05

Personnel


Lyrics

(07:46)


Man: "Boy...!"

...

Man: "(You did) a marvellous job, as usual."

Woman: "(I did it) just for you!"

M: "Yeah, now I think it's time for a break..."

W: "You want me to take a break?"

M: "I think you deserve one."

...

"...suck...suck your big cock?

"Mmm, are you gonna fuck me real good?"

...

"Stop fucking me, you're giving me a headache."

...

(44:13)


Man 2: "...Well, at least this obviously isn't anything of importance..."

...

Voice: "...member ...signal...can be charged against regular..."

...

Man 2: "...It's obviously a mistake."

...

Man 3: "The real question is..."

Man 4: "What authority?-"

Man 3: "Don't you worry about that, Mister."

...etc


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