Written by:

 ME Smith

Initial Release:

 Grotesque (After The Gramme) - Rough Trade - LP: ROUGH18

Date:

 17 November 1980

Subsequent Releases:

 The Collection - Castle Communications CD: CCSCD365; cassette: CCSMC365 - March 1993
Grotesque (After The Gramme) – Castle - CD: CLACD391 - 8 November 1993
Grotesque (After The Gramme) – Cog Sinister/Voiceprint - CD: COGVP106CD – 1998
Grotesque (After The Gramme) – Castle/Essential - CD: ESMCD640 - 27 June 1998
Grotesque (After The Gramme) - Turning Point (Italy) - LP: TPM02210 - October 2002
Grotesque (After The Gramme) – Castle/Sanctuary - CD: CMRCD883 - 15 March 2004
Grotesque (After The Gramme) - Earmark (Italy) - LP: EAR40038LP - 13 September 2004

Official Live Recordings: 

 Live From The Vaults - Glasgow 1981 - Hip Priest/Voiceprint - CD: HIPP009CD - 21 November 2005 (well sort of its a bit of WMC-Blob 59 and an early version of "Lie Dream" all mixed up

Group on initial recording:

 Mark E Smith - found sounds, table thumping and vocalese

First Played Live:

 St Helens 20/2/81

Last Played Live:

 Brighton 21/10/83

Number of known times played:

 4

Commentary:

 MES uses tapes and noises to make a collage of noise in a sort of mutant country and western hommage. Live it turned into more of a song with the band trying out new riffs etc underneath