Dark Continent (album)

Dark Continent (album)

Dark Continent is the first full length album by Los Angeles New Wave band Wall of Voodoo, released in 1981 on IRS Records. It reached #177 on the US album charts. The original compact disc version was released by A&M in 1992. Australian label Raven Records issued a digitally remastered CD of Dark Continent coupled with Call of the West in 2009.

A music video was produced for the song "Call Box (1-2-3)" and the band performed "Back in Flesh" in the 1981 concert film Urgh! A Music War. Early live versions of four songs ("Red Light", "Animal Day", "Back in Flesh" and "Call Box (1-2-3)") are featured on the Index Masters compilation.

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