In April 1983, “Slash” label released the debut, self-titled Violent Femmes album. It was recorded July – September 1982, at “Castle Studios” in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; “Music Works Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Van Hecke. In 1991, the album was certified Platinum in the U.S. by the “RIIA”.
- Gordon Gano – lead vocals, guitar, violin
- Brian Ritchie – acoustic bass guitar, xylophone, electric bass guitar, vocals
- Victor DeLorenzo – vocals, snare drum, tranceaphone, drum set, Scotch marching bass drum
- Mark Van Hecke – piano
- Luke W. Midkiff – percussion
All tracks by Gordon Gano, except where noted.
- Blister in the Sun
- Kiss Off
- Please Don’t Go
- Add It Up
- Prove My Love
- To the Kill
- Gone Daddy Gone – Gordon Dano, Willie Dixon
- Good feeling