The Girl Who Was... Death

Album Information & Credits

First release: 03/89 on Hurdy Gurdy Records Cat. No. HG-1 (pre-release in cassette tapes 12/88)

A CONCEPT BY MR. DOCTOR
Inspired by: Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner

LYRICS BY MR. DOCTOR
MUSIC BY MR. DOCTOR
Music arranged by MR. DOCTOR & DEVIL DOLL

DEVIL DOLL:

MR. DOCTOR - MAN OF THOUSAND VOICES/ORGAN
EDOARDO BEATO - PIANO
KATIA GIUBBILEI - 2nd VIOLIN
ALBERT DORIGO - GUITAR
SASHA OLENJUK - 1st VIOLIN
LUCKO KODERMAC - DRUMS
BOR ZULJAN - GUITAR
JANI HACE -BASS
DAVOR KLARIC - KEYBOARDS

with:
PAOLO ZIZICH - BACKING VOX
MOJCA SLOBKO - HARP
THE DEVIL CHORUS conducted by MARIAN BUNIC

Recorded at Tivoli Studios~ Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
Mixed: Tivoli Studios
Produced by Mr. Doctor
Cover concept: Mr. Doctor
Lettering: Mr. Doctor
Artwork: Mr. Doctor
Photos; Sergio Sutto
Films: G.Paolo Fallani

Tracks: THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH... 38.48 + 1.56
(Between the album and the "CODA" there are 26'20" of silence: total running time is 66'06", number 6 being the main character of "THE PRISONER". Other note that 666 is also the apocalyptic number of "THE GREAT BEAST")

This is Justine Lord, she plays Sonia in The Prisoner episode 15 "The Girl Who Was...Death". Her nickname in the serie was "Death".
That explains the title The Girl Who was...Death

Different releases

EUROPE


On HURDY GURDY RECORDS Cat.No. HG-1 The following different editions exist:

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH boxed set LP:
Original 1989 pressing with "intro" and "outro".
Made exclusively for band members, 10 numbered copies in amazing hard box with black velvet folder hand written lyrics, various hand made artworks & inserts. Every copy has completely different inserts.

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH gatefold cover LP + printed inner sleeve:
Original 1989 pressing with "intro" and "outro".
500 copies pressed: 150 distributed at live show, 350 destroyed.
All copies include various inserts mostly hand made.
Every copy has completely different inserts.

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH gatefold cover LP, reissue:
Released 1994 by the Devil Doll Fan Club: no "intro", no "outro".
Slightly remixed, altered innersleeve. 500 copies only.

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH CD + 8 page booklet:

U.S.A.


On RENAISSANCE RECORDS with Cat.No. RCD-1008 the following editions exist:

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH CD
Same booklet as 12-page European pressing/Picture CD.

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH CD
Part of a 4CD BOX in black silk pouch with free Devil Doll patch, sticker and 12-page booklet with Devil Doll chronology, exclusive photos and sheet music.
Page 11 is hand-inscribed by Mr. Doctor (each copy has completely different words hand written). Limited edition 333 numbered copies. Picture CD.
The first 30 boxes come in a 32 x 17 x 13cm black coffin and in velvet pouch (black or violet) instead of black silk pouch.
Also one larger Coffin exists, contains the same but also includes a statue of
Dracula and comes in a carton box with Devil Doll art on it. This box was made by Renaissance.

JAPAN

On BELLE ANTIQUE RECORDS with Cat. No. MAR-95101 the following editions exist:

THE GIRL WHO WAS... DEATH CD
This is the original European edition but it comes with a second exclusive booklet and Japanese OBI.

Rarity Photos & Specific Information
(Click to see photos of each item)


The Girl Who Was... Death Original pressing LP


The Girl Who Was... Death RENAISSANCE RECORDS Version


The Girl Who Was...Death LP reissue


The Girl Who Was...Death cd Hurdy Gurdy release


The Devil Doll Coffin Set - Limited edition


Photos of the Devil Doll Bag.