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2.72 | 18 ratings | 2 reviews | 18% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1988

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Main Titles (God in Three Persons)
2. Hard & Tenderly
3. The Thing About Them
4. Their Early Years
5. Loss of a Loved One
6. The Touch
7. The Service (part 1)
8. The Service (part 2)
9. Confused By What I Felt Inside
10. Kiss of Flesh
11. Pain & Pleasure

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Releases information

-Released in 1988 on CD, LP and cassette by Ryko
-Released in 1988 on LP by Torso

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THE RESIDENTS God In Three Persons Soundtrack ratings distribution

(18 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(18%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(18%)
Good, but non-essential (35%)
Collectors/fans only (29%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by Evolver
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Crossover & JR/F/Canterbury Teams
2 stars I'm not sure why The Residents felt that they had to release this album, which is made up of selections from the "God In Three Persons" album, with the droning cowboy poetry removed. The music, in comparison with most of the band's previous releases, just isn't that good. Yeah, there are some weird rhythms and tones in there, but anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of the synthesizers of the mid eighties has a pretty good idea of how just about every sound was created. It just doesn't have that awe inspiring production that we had become used to from the eyeball guys.

Sure, their weaving of the psalm Holy Holy Holy into some of the songs is mildly clever, but only mildly. The two albums of "God In Three Persons" both leave me yearning for much more.

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3 stars As a complement to the extended and original version of God in 3 Persons appeared the soundtrack, a shorter and only instrumental version of the songs appeared in the original LP. For those who have the long version, this record doesnŽt add much, only the curiosity of listening the music witjo ... (read more)

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