You Can't Pray A Lie
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You Can't Pray A Lie
You Can't Pray a Lie
Laughing Hyenas You Cant Pray a Lie.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1989 (1989-03)
RecordedOctober 1988 (1988-10)
StudioSmart Studios, Madison, WI
GenreHardcore punk, post-hardcore, punk blues
LabelTouch and Go
ProducerLaughing Hyenas, Butch Vig
Laughing Hyenas chronology
Come Down to the Merry Go Round
You Can't Pray a Lie
Life of Crime
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Trouser Pressfavorable[2]

You Can't Pray a Lie is the debut studio album of American garage rock band Laughing Hyenas, released in March 1989 by Touch and Go Records.[3] It was reissued in 1992 accompanied with Life of Crime.

Track listing

All tracks written by Laughing Hyenas.

Side one
1."Love's My Only Crime"3:20
2."Seven Come Eleven"2:18
3."Black Eyed Susan"2:40
4."Lullaby and Goodnight"4:43
Side two
6."Desolate Son"4:41
7."Dedications to the One I Love"4:42
8."New Gospel"4:25


Adapted from the You Can't Pray a Lie liner notes.[4]

Release history

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1989 Touch and Go LP TG38


  1. ^ Carlson, Matt. "You Can't Pray a Lie". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Christe, Ian; Robbins, Ira (2007). "Laughing Hyenas". Trouser Press. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ You Can't Pray a Lie (sleeve). Laughing Hyenas. Chicago, Illinois: Touch and Go Records. 1989.

External links

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