Bauhaus - The Sky's Gone Out (2018 Reissue)


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Released 23rd November 2018 (Reissue) on Violet Vinyl.

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2018 marks the 40th anniversary of Bauhaus. To celebrate, Beggars Arkive are reissuing six records from the band’s catalogue on special edition coloured vinyl.

Formed in 1978, The legendary and hugely influential quartet hailed from Northampton, England and is comprised of Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins. The dark, dramatic music that they made, possessed far more force, variety and playfulness than the ‘founding fathers of goth’ tag that is always attached to them.

Bauhaus’ landmark debut album, ‘In The Flat Field’, came out towards the end of 4AD’s first eventful year. Following the plan at the time, the band then ‘moved upstairs’ to Beggars Banquet, for whom they cut three further albums before dissolving in 1983. They charted with their cover of David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’, they’ve been and namechecked by everyone from Nine Inch Nails, Sepultura, Janes Addiction, MGMT, Interpol, Bjork, Nirvana and more. They remain a huge cult concern, periodically reforming to wow their legions of dedicated followers.

‘The Sky’s Gone Out’ is the band’s third album and was released in 1992 and mastered from HD audio files transferred from the original tapes.


Third Uncle
Silent Hedges
In The Night
Swing The Heartache
The Three Shadows Part 1
The Three Shadows Part 2
The Three Shadows Part 3
All We Ever Wanted Was Everything
Exquisite Corpse

Artist Bauhaus
Title The Sky's Gone Out
Label Beggars Banquet
Format LP
Release Date 23rd November 2018
Cat Number BBQ2097LPX

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