Bauhaus 1979–1983

Bauhaus 1979–1983
Compilation album by Bauhaus
Released November 1985
Genre Post-punk, gothic rock
Label Beggars Banquet
Producer Bauhaus, Hugh Jones
Bauhaus compilations chronology
The Singles 1981–1983
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Bauhaus 1979–1983 (sometimes referred to as simply 1979–1983) is a compilation album by English post-punk band Bauhaus, released in 1985 by record label Beggars Banquet.[2][3]


Bauhaus 1979–1983 was originally released as a double album on vinyl in 1985. The album reached number 36 on the UK Albums Chart and has been certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry.[4][5]

It was first released on CD in 1986 in two volumes as 1979–1983 Volume 1 and 1979–1983 Volume 2.

In 2009, Volume 1 was named by Spin as one of eight essential goth music albums.[6]

Track listing

All tracks written by Bauhaus (Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins, David J and Peter Murphy), except as noted. 

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Double Dare"    
2. "In the Flat Field"    
3. "Dark Entries"    
4. "Stigmata Martyr"    
5. "Bela Lugosi's Dead (Live Version)" (from Press the Eject and Give Me the Tape)  
Side B
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Telegram Sam"  Marc Bolan  
2. "St. Vitus Dance"     
3. "Spy in the Cab"     
4. "Terror Couple Kill Colonel"     
5. "The Passion of Lovers"     
6. "Mask"     
Side C
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Kick in the Eye"     
2. "Hollow Hills"     
3. "In Fear of Fear"     
4. "Ziggy Stardust"  David Bowie  
5. "Silent Hedges"     
6. "Lagartija Nick"     
Side D
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Third Uncle"  Brian Eno  
2. "Spirit"     
3. "She's in Parties"     
4. "All We Ever Wanted"     
5. "Sanity Assassin"     
6. "Crowds"     




  1. Raggett, Ned. "1979–1983, Vol. 1 – Bauhaus | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Rovi. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  2. Rhodes, Gary Don (1997). Lugosi. His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-78640257-1. ISBN 0-78640257-1. "Bauhaus. Bela Lugosi's Dead (picture disc). Teeny 2P, early 1980s. The British rock band Bauhaus found much success ... 45 rpm and stereo 12-inch disc in 1979, as well as on the LP collection Bauhaus 1979– 1983, released on Bega 64" (p. 322).
  3. Richard W. Flory, Donald E. Miller GenX Religion 2013- Page 51 "Bauhaus. 1986. “Bela Lugosi's Dead.” Bauhaus, 1979-1983. Atlantic Recording Corporation."
  4. Roberts, David, ed. (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). HIT Entertainment. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-904994-10-7.
  5. "1979–1983 British sales certification". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 15 October 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2008.
  6. Eddy, Chuck (March 2009). "Essentials". Spin. Retrieved 10 March 2015.

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