Written by:
M.E. Smith; R. Barbato; T. Presley; O. McCord

Initial Release:
Reformation Post TLC Slogan / Sanctuary LP: SLODV007 ; CD: SLOCD007

12 February 2007 (CD); 5 March 2007 (LP)

Subsequent Releases:

Official Live Recordings:

Group on initial recording:
Mark E Smith – vocals; Rob Barbato – bass; Elena Poulou – keyboards; Orpheo McCord – drums & vocals; Tim Presley – guitar; Dave Spurr – bass;
Additional guitars by Pete Greenway & Gary Bennett

First Played Live:
Never played live

Last Played Live:
Never played live

Number of known times played:


Length of this track varies across the various releases….LP 8:28, CD 10:06, promo 10:30; the LP has does not have the introductory guitar section.

Described by one forum member as, “das boat is claustrophobic, like being locked in with Steve Reich and Residents in a washing machine”. Best described as experimental album filler.

It is actually listed as Das BOOT on the US version of the album.