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Bauhaus releasing 1st studio session on vinyl (listen to remastered “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”)


Bauhaus are celebrating their 40th anniversary and will release The Bela Sessions, which is the group’s first-ever recording session, including their iconic single “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” “Harry,” and three tracks that have never been officially released. All five tracks have been remastered from the original analog tapes and will be out November 23 via Leaving Records on vinyl and digital. You can listen to the remastered version of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” and check out the full tracklist, below.

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy and David J will be playing In The Flat Field in full this fall (plus other Bauhaus classics) in celebration of the band’s 40th anniversary. That tour currently doesn’t include North American dates but Murphy will play a residency San Francisco’s The Chapel in March 2019. All dates are listed below.


The Bela Session tracklist:
“Bela Lugosi’s Dead” – 9:36
“Some Faces” – 2:29 – previously unreleased
“Bite My Hip”– 2:57 – previously unreleased yet later reworked, re-recorded, and released as “Lagartija Nick” in 1983
“Harry” – 2:56 – later released as a B-side in 1982
“Boys (Original)” – 3:03 – previously unreleased, later re-recorded and released as the B-side of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”

“Peter Murphy Celebrates 40 years of Bauhaus featuring David J” – 2018 Tour Dates
Oct. 18 – Wellington NZ @ San Fran
Oct 19 – Christchurch NZ @ Foundry
Oct 20 – Auckland NZ @ Powerstation
Oct 22 – Adelaide AU @ Governor Hindmarsh
Oct 25 – Brisbane AU @ The Zoo
Oct 26 – Melbourne AU @ Max Watts
Oct 27 – Sydney AU @ The Factory
Oct 28 – Perth AU @ The Capitol Theatre
Nov 6 – St Petersburg RS @ Aurora Hall
Nov 7 – Moscow RS @ Glavclub
Nov 9 – Belgrade RS @ Dom Omladine Beograda
Nov 10 – Frankfurt DE @ Das Bett
Nov 12 – Zurich CH @ Mascotte
Nov 14 – Paris FR @ Bataclan
Nov 18 – Madrid ES @ La Riviera
Nov 19 – Barcelona ES @ Razzmataz
Nov 21 – Rome IT @ Orion Live Club
Nov 22 – Milan IT @ Fabrique
Nov 23 – Munich DE @ Ampere
Nov 24 – Bochum DE @ Christuskirche
Nov 26 – Wroclaw POL @ A2
Nov 27 – Berlin DE @ Columbia Theater
Nov 28 – Hamburg DE @ Knust
Dec 2 – Northampton. UK @ Roadmender
Dec 4 – Manchester UK @ O2 Ritz
Dec 5 – Glasgow UK @ SWG3
Dec 6 – Northampton UK @ Roadmender
Dec 8 – Leeds UK @ Leeds Beckett SU
Dec 9 – London UK @ O2 Forum Kentish Town
Dec 11 – Copenhagen DK @ Store Vega
Dec 12 – Stockholm SW @ Nalen
Dec 14 – Athens GR @ Gazi Music Hall
Dec 15 – Thessaloniki GR @ Principal Club Theater

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