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Severed Heads - Rotund For Success

Severed Heads - Rotund For Success

Performer: Severed Heads
Title: Rotund For Success
Style: Synth-pop
Released: 1989
Cat#: NET 014
Country: Netherlands
Label: Nettwerk Europe
Size MP3 version: 2136 mb
Size FLAC version: 1002 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 138
Genre: Electronic

Severed Heads - Rotund For Success


1Bad Times Two4:00
2Big Car Intro2:29
3Chasing Skirt3:18
5All Saints Day5:32
6Triangle Tangle Tango3:09
7Rotund For Success3:23
8Midget Sings3:09
9First Steps4:05
10Big Car6:56
11Greater Reward4:14
127 Miles3:52


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NET 014 CDSevered Heads Rotund For Success ‎(CD, Album)Nettwerk EuropeNET 014 CDEurope1989
NET 014Severed Heads Rotund For Success ‎(Cass, Album, Promo, Adv)Play It Again Sam RecordsNET 014Belgium1989
LTMCD 2404Severed Heads Rotund For Success ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)LTM LTMCD 2404UK2004
88561-5005-1, VOLT 28Severed Heads Rotund For Success ‎(LP, Album)Nettwerk, Volition88561-5005-1, VOLT 28US1989
88561-5005-4Severed Heads Rotund For Success ‎(Cass, Album)Nettwerk88561-5005-4US1989


  • Cameraman [Cameras], Video Editor [Videotape], Other [Videosynthesisers], Technician [Circuit Design], Other [Tea]Stephen Jones
  • Co-producer [Assisted By]Adrian Bolland, Wayne Miller
  • ProducerRobert Racic (tracks: A1, A6), Tom Ellard (tracks: A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6)
  • Synthesizer [Cheap & Nasty Synthesisers With Knobs], Sampler [Expensive Samplers With Buttons], Noises [Trained Animals], Loops [Tapeloops], Voice [Voices & Oral Percussion], Noises [Televisions]Tom Ellard
  • Written-ByTom Ellard


Written by Tom Ellard for Volition Music Worldwide except "Greater Reward" for SBK Songs.
Produced 1988/89 by Tom Ellard for Severed Communications except "All Saints Day" and "Greater Reward" by Robert Racic for dB Productions.
Assisted by Adrian Bolland and Wayne Miller.
"Chasing Skirt" is an excerpt from the installation for the 1988 Australian Biennale.
"Big Car Intro" was recorded live in Morton Il. Pumpkin Capital of the World.

'No thanks to the people who stole all the video gear/may your arms swell and drop off.'

Made in Holland

Nettwerk Europe - Distributed by Play It Again Sam


  • Barcode: 5 413356 201413
  • Rights Society: SABAM/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 7800
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out area): 08 25281 20 1A1 NET 014
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out area): 08 25281 20 1B1 NET 014
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side center label): 08-025281-20-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side center label): 08-025281-20-2
  • Other (Pressing plant serial number on rear sleeve): 08-025281-20



Rotund For Success by Severed Heads, released 01 July 1988 1. All Saints Day Racic Remix 2. Triangle Tangle Tango 3. Bad Times Too 4. Midget Sings 5. Seven Miles 6. Big Car Intro 8. Big Car 9. First Steps 10. Rotund For Success 11. Nicholas de Lioncourt real surname The 1980s, when my daily wardrobe choice was . dark black with light black, or vice-versa Already own every Severed Heads CD and MCD. All Saints Day, Big Car etc. could not pick only one from this release as a favorite. Indelible examples of late 1980s alternative when alternative actually was not on this release Goodbye Tonsils remains a favorite. Rotund for Success, released in 1989, is one of the band's better efforts, actually focusing more on actual songs than avant-garde experimentation. Main Head Tom Ellard has succeeded in crafting several catchy, if not weird, pop tunes on Rotund for Success, especially All Saints Day and the engaging Big Car. Album 1988 12 Songs. Rotund for Success. Severed Heads. House 1988. severed heads. roturnd for success. rotund for success. 12'' lp. Severed Heads - The Greater Reward 4:16. Listes Ajouter à une Liste. Industrial Synth and Dark Pop Klassicks par masktv23. 150502 Zyron Live on ISFM par Zyron. Best par Dubai-Bunnies. Rotund for Success is the eighth studio album by the Australian electronic music group Severed Heads, released in 1988. Three singles were released from the album: Greater Reward, All Saints Day and Big Car, the first two reaching the top 30 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart. Much like the rest of the band's discography, the album has been issued many times in several formats through a variety of labels. All tracks are written by Tom Ellard. Tom Ellard - vocals, synthesizers, production. Severed Heads - Rotund For Success 1989. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Songs in album Severed Heads - Rotund For Success 1989. Severed Heads - All Saints Day. Severed Heads - Triangle Tangle Tango. Severed Heads - Bad Times Too. Severed Heads - Midget Sings. Severed Heads - 7 Miles. Severed Heads - Greater Reward. Severed Heads - Big Car Intro. Severed Heads - Big Car. Listen free to Severed Heads Rotund for Success All Saints Day, Triangle Tangle Tango and more. 12 tracks 48:54. Rotund For Success is ranked 53,852nd in the overall chart, 6,789th in the 1980s, and 722nd in the year 1989. This album is rated in the top 26 of all albums on . Your feedback. Rotund For Success by Severed Heads Year: 1989 Overall rank: 53,852nd. Average Rating: 74100 from 3 votes. Rotund for Success was originally released via the Nettwerk and Volition labels in 1989, and saw Severed Heads flirt outrageously with mainstream success. Although all material was written by chief Head Tom Ellard, it was Robert Racic's seamless mixes of slinky dance tracks 'Greater Reward' and 'All Saint's Day' which truly set the album apart. Rotund for Success, 1988. All Saints Day, 05:23. Triangle Tangle Tango, 04:07. Now playing