Black Monk Theme Part I
Fall Tracks A-Z

Written by

The Monks


First Release

Extricate – Cog Sinister/Fontana 842.204-1

Date of First Release

19 Feb 1990

Group line-up on first recording

Mark E Smith – vocals: Craig Scanlon – guitar; Stephen Hanley – bass; Martin Bramah – guitar; Marcia Schofield – keyboards; Simon Wolstencroft – drums ; Kenny Brady - Fiddle

Subsequent releases


The Less You Look, The More You Find - Recall/Snapper Music SMDCD132, 18 July 1997
The Peel Sessions - Strange Fruit SFRSCD048, 25 January 1999
Extricate – Cog Sinister/Voiceprint CD (COGVP122CD). 12 October 1999
A World Bewitched - Artful ARTFULCD35, 6 February 2001
Extricate – Cog Sinister/Voiceprint CD (COGVP142CD), 9 December 2002
Rebellious Jukebox - Shakedown Records SHAKEBX115, 10 November 2003
The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004- Castle CMXBX982, 25 April 2005
Extricate – Cog Sinister 9847463; 7 May 2007

Official Live Recordings

Live In Zagreb - Cog Sinister/Voiceprint COGVP109CD, 4 June 2001

First Played Live

Bradford 1/10/89

Last Played Live

Reading 24/08/91

No. of times known to have been played live

54

Commentary

This was The Fall’s first Monks cover; The Monks original was titled “I Hate You” a track off their 1966 album Black Monk Time.

Here is a video of The Monks doing the original The Monks - I hate you