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ATMOSPHERE

01. Atmosphere
Duration: 4.08

Studio: Cargo Studios – Rochdale (UK)
Recording date:
October/November 1979
Note: CD single and MC single


04. Transmission
Duration: 3.44

Venue
: Russel Club – Manchester (UK)
Date:
Friday 13 July 1979
Note: CD single only


02. The only mistake
Duration: 4.15

Studio: Strawberry Studios – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Friday 30 March–mid April 1979
Note: MC single, and Canadian CD single


05. Love will tear us apart
Duration: 3.14

Studio: Pennine Sound Studios – Oldham (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 8 January 1980
Note: CD single only


03. The sound of music
Duration: 3.45

Studio: Pennine Sound Studios – Oldham (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 8 January 1980
Note: MC single, and Canadian CD single



7": songs 01 and 02 (total duration: 8.23)
12" and MC single: songs 01 to 03 (total duration: 12.08)
CD single: songs 01, 04, 05 (total duration: 11.06)
Canadian CD single: songs 01 to 04 (total duration: 15.52)




 

DETAILS

Line-up: Ian Curtis | Peter Hook | Stephen Morris | Bernard Sumner

Producer: Martin Hannett
Sound e
ngineers: John Brierely (song 1) | Martin Hannett (songs 1 to 3 and 5) | Chris Nagle (song 2)


 

NOTES

A promotional video, also called Atmosphere, was issued at the same time by Media Communications (UK)


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Record (point your mouse on the record to see its back)

 


UK: Factory Records
CD single (Monday 6 June 1988)


Australia: Factory Records Australasia
7" labels


Australia: Factory Records Australasia
7" promo sleeve

 


Australia: Gap Records
12" test pressing labels (Friday 24 June 1988)

 

 

Art direction: Peter Saville
Design: Brett Wickens | Peter Saville Associates
Imagery: Jan Van Munster
Photography: Trevor Key


 

WORLDWIDE RELEASES

7"

UK: Factory Communications Ltd (FAC 213/7) – Monday 6 June 1988: test pressing and promo version also available
Australia: Factory Records Australasia
/CBS Records Australia Ltd (MX 250813): promo version also available
Germany:
Rough Trade Records GmbH (RTD 039)
Netherlands: Factory Records (FAC 213/7)

12"

UK: Factory Communications Ltd (FAC 213.12) – Monday 6 June 1988: test pressing (dated: Wednesday 2 March 1988) also available
Australia:
Festival Records Pty. Ltd Australia (X 14844): UK import with sticker
Australia: Gap Records/CBS Records Australia Ltd (FAC 213/MX 250815): test pressing (dated: Friday 24 June 1988) and promo version also available
Canada: PolyGram Group Canada Inc. (870 578-1)
Germany: Rough Trade Records GmbH (RTD 039T)
Greece: Virgin Records/EMI Greece SA (VG–2114 Z/MT14990): promo/sampler version (+ insert) also available
Netherlands: MegaDisc (LC 5661/FAC 213)
Sweden: Sib–Tryck AB Norsborg (FAC 213) 1989

CD single

UK: Factory Communications Ltd (FACD 213) – Monday 6 June 1988
Australia: Festival Records Pty. Ltd Australia (D 10144/FACD 213): UK import with sticker
Canada: PolyGram Group Canada Inc. (870 578-2) – July 1988: cardboard sleeve only

MC single

UK: Factory Communications Ltd (FACC 213) – Monday 6 June 1988
Australia: Factory Records Australasia (FACC 213)
Australia:
Festival Records Pty. Ltd Australia (C14844): red tape


 

PRESS REVIEWS

Melody Maker (UK) (Saturday 11 June 1988)

New Musical Express (UK) (Saturday 11 June 1988)