THE CUPBOARD UNDER THE STARS (standard edition) – John Balance


Timeless Edition – 2023 – France

21 x 26 cm – 416 pages in colour – Hardcover

“The Cupboard under the Stars” has been compiled from Balance’s notebooks, it features a near comprehensive selection of lyrics for COIL often in various stages of development plus a second part of unused lyrics, essays, research and rants, outlines for videos, magazines and books which were never completed.

The book is almost entirely in Balance’s own beautiful handwriting with several mostly rare photos and unseen artworks included as well. There is a lot to discover here for old and new fans of the band. The book was compiled and sequenced by Claus Laufenburg, a friend and long-time fan of Balance and Sleazy.