Transparent

ZOS KIA / COIL

2xLP (CSR230LP) - COLD SPRING

The special DOUBLE VINYL edition in a sumptuous gatefold sleeve with 12" booklet of unseen images.

ZOS KIA was formed by John Gosling (MEKON), John Balance (COIL) and Min - with guest Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson (THROBBING GRISTLE).
Their one and only album, Transparent, was released August 23rd 1983 in a cassette only edition on the now defunct Nekrophile label, Austria.
They were the first released recordings of both COIL and ZOS KIA.
It was reissued years later by COIL (Threshold House / Eskaton) in an edited edition.
The entire recordings are now released on CD/vinyl for the first time and are completely remastered from the unedited tapes.
Includes two previously unreleased bonus tracks by AKE (pre-ZOS KIA).
The music on Transparent is genuinely unsettling and disturbing, with a more primal Industrial feel than the Coil album which followed; 'Scatology'.

An essential insight into the very early work of these extraordinary artists and an undeniable link between Coil and Throbbing Gristle.
Tracklist:
A1 Zos Kia - Sicktone
A2 Zos Kia - Baptism Of Fire
A3 Zos Kia - Violation
A4 Zos Kia - Poisons
B1 Zos Kia - Truth
B2 Coil / Zos Kia - Sewn Open
B3 Coil / Zos Kia - Sicktone
B4 Coil / Zos Kia - Silence & Secrecy (Section)

C1 Coil / Zos Kia - Truth (Version)
C2 Coil / Zos Kia - Stealing The Words
C3 Coil / Zos Kia - On Balance
D1 Ake - No Mas
D2 Ake - Rape (Live At Equinox, June 21, 1983)

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