Terror Couple Kill Colonel

"Terror Couple Kill Colonel"
Single by Bauhaus
Released June 1980
Label 4AD
Bauhaus singles chronology
"Dark Entries"
"Terror Couple Kill Colonel"
"Telegram Sam"

"Terror Couple Kill Colonel" is a song by English gothic rock band gothic rock band Bauhaus, released as a stand-alone single in June 1980.


The title came from a newspaper headline reporting a Red Army Faction attack that killed Paul Bloomquist.


"Terror Couple Kill Colonel" reached No. 5 in the UK Independent Singles Chart.[1]

Original sleeves were printed on a textured fabric. Two versions of this record exist; each having a different recording of "Terror Couple Kill Colonel (Version)" on the B-side. The rarer (mispressing) is noted by the matrix "TA1PE AD 7 AA1" in the run-out groove.

Track listing

  1. "Terror Couple Kill Colonel"
  2. "Scopes"
  3. "Terror Couple Kill Colonel (Version)"


  1. 1 2 Thompson, Dave (2002). The Dark Reign of Gothic Rock: In the Reptile House with The Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus and The Cure. Helter Skelter. p. 250. ISBN 190092448X.
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