BACH IS DEAD
The Residents Discography
Last updated: May 2011
|x||BK||1979||W.E.I.R.D.||no catalog #||US|
|x||BK||1981||W.E.I.R.D.||no catalog #||US|
Note: This book was published by W.E.I.R.D., the first Residents fan club. The 1979 edition was an edition of 500 copies, red cover. The 1981 printing was an edition of 750 copies, yellow cover. It was later edited and expanded and re-published as "The Cryptic Guide To The Residents" in 1986, see below.
|x||BK||1982-?||Howski Studios / Ralph||No catalogue info.||US|
|BK||1996||Aeon||No catalogue info.||US|
Note: Twelve comics were made by Matt Howarth in consultation with The Residents from 1982 onwards including a special edition made for the Mole Show. They were published jointly by Matt Howarth's own company, Howski Studios and Ralph Records. They were subsequently reprinted monthly in 1996 over a period of six months; each issue contained two consecutive original issues. The Residents feature in several other of Howarth's publications including The Contaminated Zone (3), Savage Henry (2, 5, 6, 18, 19 & 20) and Stalking Ralph.
|x||BK||1986||Ralph||No catalogue no.||US|
Note: This book profiles The Residents' career up to the middle of 1986. The collectors' edition of 500 numbered copies featured a glow-in-the-dark silk screened cover printed on fluorescent paper stock and contained the 1-sided single "Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers". See elsewhere in this discography for detailed information on the single. The regular edition of 1500 copies of this book has a three different coloured covers (500 each of yellow, pink and light green) and no single.
|x||BK/7″||1989||Stampa Alternativa||No catalogue no.||IT|
Note: This is a book of The Residents lyrics up to 1988 and came with the one-sided single "From the Plains to Mexico". See elsewhere in this discography for more information on the single.
|x||GN||1992||Dark Horse Publishing||1-878574-32-9||US|
Note: This graphic novel came in a soft bound version and a hard bound version with the Blowoff CD. The hardback edition of this graphic novel is a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. See elsewhere in this discography for more information on the CD.
|x||BK||1993||SAF Publishing Ltd.||0-946719-12-8||UK|
|BK||1998||SAF Publishing Ltd.||0-946719-12-8||UK|
Note: This book by Ian Shirley covers the history of The Residents with photos and interviews. The 1998 edition is updated to be current to The Residents' 25th Anniversary.
Note: This book covers The Residents' history and covers their artistic creativities in detail along with photos and critiques covering their entire career. It also comes with a CD with examples of their music over a 20 year period. See elsewhere in this discography for detailed information on the CD.
Note: Hard bound book, 276 pages in Slowakish/English.
Note: This book covers the Residents' CD-ROM thoroughly with lots of background information on the characters, creators, and the creation of the project.