LES BAINS DOUCHES 18 DECEMBER 1979 (CD) NMC FAC.D 2.61 2001

Officially released CD
Live: Paris, Amsterdam, Eindhoven

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1 Disorder 9 A Means To An End
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart 10 Passover
3 Insight 11 New Dawn Fades
4 Shadowplay 12 Atrocity Exhibition
5 Transmission 13 Digital
6 Day Of The Lords 14 Dead Souls
7 24 Hours 15 Autosuggestion
8 These Days 16 Atmosphere

Tracks 1-9 Live: Paris, December 18th 1979 (taken from the 2nd radio broadcast of the gig)
Tracks 10-12 Live: Amsterdam, January 11th 1980
Tracks 13 - 16 Live: Eindhoven, January 18th 1980


Originally released as a CD on NMC Records. 2001, cat.no. FACD 2.61 (no gaps between tracks)
Re-released as a CD on Alchemy Records. 2003 cat.no: FACD 2.61. Warning: As a general rule this version has gaps between tracks. However, we do know of at least one copy that doesn't. Maybe it was fixed on a later pressing.
Re-released as a double CD on Alchemy Records (same as the Refractured box issue, disc 2 features the Paradiso gig) 2004 cat.no: FACD 2.61 - same as above. Warning: This version has gaps between tracks.
Re-released as a CD on Dynamic/Abraxas label (Italy) - digipak sleeve 2004 cat.no: FACD 2.61 (no gaps between tracks)

Released as a double LP by Get Back Records (Italy) blue vinyl 2001 cat.no: GET 79
Re-released as two separate LPs by Get Back Records (Italy) both on red vinyl 2004 cat.nos: GET90079-1 / GET90079-2
Re-released as two separate pic disc LPs by Get Back Records (Italy) 2005 cat nos: GET79-1 P / GET79-2 P.
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Re-released as a double LP by Get Back Records (Italy) black vinyl 2006 cat.no: GET 79
Re-released as a double pic disc LP set Get Back Records (Italy) 300 copies 2008 cat.no: GET 79

Re-released as a double LP in a different /redesigned sleeve by Get Back Records (Italy) black vinyl 2011 cat.no: GET 79".


What we think:

This is a great live CD and one of Joy Division's most polished performances. The Paris tracks are taken from the best known recordings of this material. Highly recommended.

Warning: Some CD versions have gaps between songs, LPs are not affected.

See also Fractured Box Set and ReFractured Box Set


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