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Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead - The Bela Session album mp3
Bela Lugosi's Dead - The Bela Session
Goth Rock, New Wave
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The Bela Session by Bauhaus, released 23 November 2018 1. Bela Lugosi's Dead (Official Version) 2. Some Faces 3. Bite My Hip 4. Harry 5. Boys (Original) The Bela Session is a full release of Bauhaus' first studio session from January 26 1979, where the iconic "Bela Lugosi's Dead" was recorded. This is the first and only official reissue of "Bela Lugosi's Dead" on vinyl, and the first time 3 of the 5 tracks have been released. This EP has been produced directly by the band with Leaving Records, in advance of the band's 40th anniversary

While Bela Lugosi’s Dead is Bauhaus’ most iconic song, it is also something of an outlier in their catalog. Nearly ten minutes long and often as wispy as cobwebs, it’s a world away from the surging, serrated post-punk of their 1980 debut, In the Flat Field. Its lean, skeletal form sounds even less like the increasingly opulent art-rock mutations of their later albums. The drums are crisper, the dub delay more pronounced, the vacuum of empty space around everything more absolute. Freed from the murk of the live recording, the Jamaican influence behind the song’s springy drumbeat leaps to the fore. The dub influence is even more pronounced on Harry, a punky reggae tune later released on the B-side of the 1982 EP, Kick in the Eye.

A new version of Last. Bela Lugosi's Dead - The Bela Session. Overview (current section).

The Bela Session captures the first time Bauhaus recorded together, January 26th, 1979, just six weeks after forming as a band. This is the first release of that complete recording session, including three previously unreleased tracks. Bela Lugosi’s Dead is considered the original gothic rock record and a cornerstone of the specific genre. Originally released as a 12-inch single in August 1979 by Small Wonder Records, Bela Lugosi's Dead failed to make the pop charts but remained a staple of the . independent singles chart for many years. Three months after releasing Bela, the group signed with label 4AD who released their debut album In The Flat Field. They then moved to the larger parent company, Beggars Banquet and between 1981 and 1983 released a further three studio albums, as well as peaking at with their cover of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust in the UK singles chart.

26, 1979 - a collection that includes Bela Lugosi’s Dead and three previously unreleased recordings. Titled The Bela Session, the EP will be released digitally and on both white and black vinyl on Nov. 23 by Leaving Records, and was produced directly with the band, according to the label. They’ll be playing Bauhaus’ debut album In the Flat Field in its entirety. Murphy also announced colored-vinyl reissues of the Bauhaus albums are in the works. Below, check out the remastered Bela Lugosi’s Dead. Tracklist: Bauhaus, The Bela Session. 1. Bela Lugosi’s Dead (Official Version) 2. Boys (Original). Previously on slicing up eyeballs.

Oh Bela Bela's undead Oh Bela Bela's undead Bela's undead Oh Bela Bela's undead Oh Bela. About Bela Lugosi’s Dead. Often considered to be the first gothic rock single, Bela Lugosi’s Dead refers to the Hungarian-American actor Bela Lugosi, famous for his role as Dracula in the 1931 Hollywood adaption of the Bram Stoker novel. Lugosi died in 1956, 23 years before the song was released. Bela Lugosi’s Dead" Track Info.

The Bela Session is the complete recording session including previously unreleased tracks. Recorded 26 January, 1979, at Beck Studios, Gisburne Road, Wellingborough. This has been produced directly by the band with Leaving Records, in advance of the band’s Ruby (40th) anniversary. Bela Lugosi’s Dead was originally released by Small Wonder Records, 1979. Harry was originally released by Beggars Banquet, 1982. Some Faces, Bite My Hip, and Boys (Original) are previously unreleased.

Album: The Bela Session. Previously on NewAlbumReleases. net: December 17, 2013 - Bauhaus – 5 Albums Box Set (2013). November 28, 2013 - Bauhaus – Singles (2013).


This Side
Bela Lugosi's Dead
Other Side
Some Faces
Bite My Hip
Boys (Original)


Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LR150 Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead - The Bela Session ‎(12", RE, 180) Leaving Records LR150 USA & Europe 2018
LR150 Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead - The Bela Session ‎(CDr, EP, Promo) Leaving Records LR150 UK 2018
LR150 Bauhaus The Bela Session ‎(12", EP, Club, Ltd, RM, Red) Leaving Records LR150 US 2018
LR150 Bauhaus The Bela Session ‎(12", EP, Ltd, Whi) Leaving Records LR150 US 2018
none Bauhaus The Bela Session ‎(12", Ltd, Num, TP) Leaving Records none US 2018
LR150 Bauhaus The Bela Session ‎(5xFile, FLAC, EP) Leaving Records LR150 UK & US 2018
LR150, lr150 Bauhaus The Bela Session ‎(CD, EP) Leaving Records, Leaving Records LR150, lr150 US 2018

  • Xisyaco
I wasn't expecting much, and got something not worth keeping that was sent back directly. Warped record, awful flat sound, absolutely uninteresting demos, useless packaging... pay the extra and get any of the old presses (even the colour ones sound great!), you won't regret any cent...
  • Inerrace
Bought a copy from the US Bandcamp for about £40/£50 once all charges have been paid for the white vinyl version. I haven't opened it. Saw one for sale in HMV for £18 and was a bit annoyed as it had the white vinyl sticker. Bought it but when I opened it it was black so took it back for a refund.
  • Kazracage
Hello,Please where did you buy the red pressing no pops?Thank you.
  • Gavirim
I also ended up with black instead of white. I wouldn't have minded it so much, but I could have paid a lot less for an actual black copy instead of being deceived into thinking that it was going to be white.
  • Faugami
Ouufff! Same thing happened to me. Sticker says "white", the vinyl is black. Nice poster.
  • Iseared
I was expecting the worst, given the reports below, but I'm enough of a fan to buy this anyway. I wasn't too disappointed, having played this now. Sure, the title track doesn't have the dynamics, body and spaciousness of the original French pressing. But, let's face it, what reissue does? Pretty much all reissues from analogue tape have magnetic flux fade, print-through, drop-outs etc. However, it also doesn't have the noise repeatedly ground into the several originals I've owned. This was a popular track with goths, so of course it was caned back in the day. It is really hard to find a minty original now, which is why there is a reissue market. So I'm personally not too unhappy with this version of the song, even though I am usually a first edition kind of person. The "Bela Session" songs, on the other hand, are pretty ropey; no wonder they didn't make it to "In the Flat Field" or any of the other albums. "Bite my hip" is kinda catchy, but the rest are fairly standard late 70s/early 80s dubby rock that is lacking in atmosphere and forgettable.
  • Paxondano
my own copy had to be the white pressing but in fact the vinyl was black. two years ago, I got the same problem with the lucid dream "compulsion song" blue pressing who was black too. If you want the white version, chose to buy an unsealed and checked copy.
  • Brialelis
Be careful! Some sleeves have the sticker "White vinyl" but the vinyl is black
  • Thiama
Am i the only person who thinks this sounds fine? maybe my standards are too low
  • Ausstan
Wanted to buy the white vinyl edition and got this.Unlistenable crap! What a horrible mastering. No dynamic, no punch, no treble and no brilliance.There is definitely a lack of stereo feeling, lifeless pressing.Very sad to abuse this brilliant peace of music for this cheap pressing. Very sad!
  • Fordrelis
The packaging isn't too bad. It comes with a poster of the original single artwork and the sleeve is a throwback artwork sleeve thats reminiscent of a radio packet. The music as itself sounds super rough. The sound is flimsy and weak, and the record is prone to pops and physical stress out of the package. Not exactly how you'd want to hear the classic song along with some admittedly stellar rarities.
  • Nikok
Ltd edition of 250 copies only of this USA promo CDR release.
  • Goltizuru
Couple of black smearssplatter marks on my copy, to be expected though, plays beautifully
  • mym Ђудęm ęгσ НuK
False remastered, BIG SHIT from the label, not necessary to measure anything, perfectly noticeable in the listeningSounds digitized and low, it has no pressure.
  • AfinaS
Dynamic Range and Gain (R128) of the main title when I played them:Original 1979 LP Version 12.0 LU, -1.6dB 1988 CD Release 10.6 LU, -6.0dB2018 Bela Session Vinyl 11.2 LU, -3.9dB (I had to lower the gain of my phono stage)2018 Bela Session FLAC 11.7 LU, -11.6dB Not brick-walled, but definitely much louder. Looks like the 24 bit CD master was used for the LP. Given that and how many pops there were on my brand new record (this does not seem to be unusual), the FLAC or CD seems to be the better choice for this release.
More Brickwalled rubbish. Still, £14 saved for an original pressing of Bella ;)DR8 -0.08 dB -11.81 dB 9:37 01-Bela Lugosi's DeadDR9 -0.09 dB -10.30 dB 2:23 02-Some FacesDR9 -0.08 dB -11.03 dB 2:52 03-Bite My HipDR12 -0.05 dB -13.09 dB 2:46 04-HarryDR10 -0.10 dB -12.26 dB 3:04 05-Boys
  • Andromakus
Remastered? This sounds flat and lifeless compared to the original. It's lost all of it's openness and sparkle. It makes me wonder if they've even listened to it after remastering, or just put the dolby on and hope for the best.The pressing isn't the best either, however, it is good to hear the unreleased tracks even if they are a bit murky too.
  • Gnng
As much as I am in love with Bauhaus, I am not going to endure a record club and their typical shenanigans to get things like this.
  • Ceck
There's a standard black pressing available on their bandcamp. Used to be a white one there, too, but that's sold out. Only the red pressing is through VMP.
  • Anayaron
Wonder how this sounds for other people? Mine has a pretty good rotational pop for the first 3 minutes on each side.
  • Mautaxe
Mine as well. Same red vinyl club pressing. I'm pretty pissed. At least we deserved a 24bit download code
  • Weernis
I am not hearing the pop on my the first side of my record.
  • Cemav
I have the red with no pops. I also have the white version, have not listened to it yet. looks like its not in discogs yet. I guess I will step up and enter it.
  • Thorgaginn
I have the white vinyl version and have the pop on side 2 for about 15 seconds. It also runs out into the label on side 2. Side one is flawless.
  • saafari
I got the white vinyl release and it pops for a couple seconds on side 1 but goes away once the track starts. Side 2 plays flawlessly
  • Barinirm
I am also getting the same little rotational “bup” at the beginning of each side, but for only about 5-15 seconds. It comes back in at the end of side one on my copy. The real trouble is, at the end of side two the lock groove that is supposed to keep the needle from tracking right into the label does not do that. So as the needle tracks through the runout groove it goes right on by and into the label. Not good. The mastering sounds well balanced and clear. I can say I have never had that issue on any other pressing where the needle tracks into the label. I hope everyone else has better copies. Rotel RP 900 turntable (90’s model) with Blue Point cartridge, Krell Showcase processor, B&K components stereo amplifier, Project preamp, and Ruark Solus monitors.
  • Acrobat
Ever so slightly for me, but it disappears very shortly after the side gets going.