Tink of S.E.

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Tink of S.E.
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ReleasedOctober 31, 1987 (1987-10-31)
RecordedAugust 26, 1986 (1986-08-26)
StudioCity Studio, Washington, D.C.
Label TeenBeat
Producer Richard Ashman, Eli Janney, Paul Kearny, Phil Krauth, Mark Robinson
Unrest chronology
Lisa Carol Freemont
Tink of S.E.
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide Star full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Spin Alternative Record Guide 7/10 [3]

Tink of S.E. is the third studio album by Washington, D.C., indie band Unrest, released in 1987 by TeenBeat Records. [4] [5]


The album was pressed in a run of 1,000 copies, with each copy decorated in a different way. [6]

Critical reception

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music called the album "a thorough investigation and reflection of the group's environment, mixing trash punk cover versions ... with touching vignettes of suburban and college life." [1]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Unrest, except "91st Century Schizoid Man" by King Crimson and "Wild Thing" by Chip Taylor.

Side one
1."Can't Sit Still"2:42
3."Die Grünen"2:43
4."Holiday in Berlin, part two"1:56
5."91st Century Schizoid Man" (King Crimson cover)3:27
6."The Hill, part two"1:31
7."Picnic at Hanging Rock (The Hilltop, Part 3)"3:28
8."Live on a Hot August Night"3:59
Side two
1."The Chastity Ballad"2:41
2."Judy Says, part II"2:35
3."Wild Thing" (The Troggs cover)3:09
4."The Tundra"2:47
6."The 'S' St. Shuffle With a Beat"2:32
7."Over the Life"2:38


Adapted from the Tink of S.E. liner notes. [7]

Release history

United States 1987 TeenBeat LP TEENBEAT 14

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