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PERMANENT

01. Love will tear us apart
Duration: 3.00

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

09. Twenty four hours
Duration: 4.24

Studio: Britannia Row Studios – London (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 18–Sunday 30 March 1980


02. Transmission
Duration: 3.32

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Saturday 28 July–Saturday 4 August 1979


10. These days
Duration: 3.21

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


03. She's lost control
Duration: 3.50

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Friday 30 March–mid April 1979


11. Novelty
Duration: 3.57

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Saturday 28 July–Saturday 4 August 1979


04. Shadowplay
Duration: 3.47

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Friday 30 March–mid April 1979


12. Dead souls
Duration: 4.52

Studio: Cargo Studios – Rochdale (UK)
Recording date:
October/November 1979

05. Day of the lords
Duration: 4.40

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Friday 30 March–mid April 1979

13. The only mistake
Duration: 4.15

Studio: Strawberry Studio – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
Friday 30 March–mid April 1979


06. Isolation
Duration: 2.52

Studio: Britannia Row Studios – London (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 18–Sunday 30 March 1980


14. Something must break
Duration: 2.48

Studio: Central Sound Studios – Oldham (UK)
Recording date:
July 1979


07. Passover
Duration: 4.43

Studio: Britannia Row Studios – London (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 18–Sunday 30 March 1980


15. Atmosphere
Duration: 4.08

Studio: Cargo Studios – Rochdale (UK)
Recording date:
October/November 1979


08. Heart and soul
Duration: 5.47 - fade out

Studio: Britannia Row Studios – London (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 18–Sunday 30 March 1980


16. Love will tear us apart
Duration: 3.37

Note:
"Permanent" remix by Don Gehman; recorded by Mark Plati at Shakedown Studios in New York (USA) in 1995


 

DETAILS

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

Producers: Martin Hannett (songs 1 to 15) | Don Gehman (song 16)
Sound e
ngineers: John Brierely (songs 12 and 15) | John Caffery (songs 6 to 9) | Martin Hannett (songs 1 to 15) | Michael Johnson (assistant) (songs 6 to 9) | Chris Nagle (songs 3 to 5 and 13) | Mark Plati (song 16)

Total duration: 63.33 minutes


 

NOTES

The front sleeve photo is taken from the book "Interference" and shows a diffuse interference pattern. The photographs inserted in the double LP version are taken from the same book


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sleeve (point your mouse on the sleeve to see its back)

 


UK: London Records 90 Ltd
CD (Monday 12 June 1995)


Philippines: PolyGram International
MC (1995)

Art direction: Peter Saville
Design: Howard Wakefield
Digital imagery: Martin Orpen

Photography:
John Holden


 

WORLDWIDE RELEASES

CD

UK: London Records 90 Ltd (828624.2) – Monday 12 June 1995: side of paper in the jewel-case is either yellow (commercial release) or white (promo version); repressed in 1997, also available with a promotional photo by Philippe Carly
Australia: Warner Music Australia (3984 28221 2): CD itself is black with yellow texts
Brazil: PolyGram do Brasil Ltda (828624.2)
Canada: BMG Direct Ltd (D 100327): third Canadian pressing
Canada: Columbia House (P2 28624 - CRC): second Canadian pressing
Canada: PolyGram Group Canada Inc. (828624.2): first Canadian pressing
Europe: Warner Manufacturing Europe (3984 28221 2/EW 809): made in Germany
Germany: Metronome Musik GmbH (828624.2): also available with a promotional photo (limited to 95 numbered copies) by Philippe Carly
Japan: East West Japan Inc. (AMCE-6054) – November 2000
Japan: Polydor K.K. (POCD-1174) – Wednesday 2 August 1995: sample CD also available; repressed in 1997
USA: Qwest Records/Warner Bros. Records Inc. (9 45979-2) – Tuesday 15 August 1995

Double LP

UK: Factory Records (828624.1) – Monday 12 June 1995: first 10 000 copies include a numbered photography

MC

UK: Factory Records (828624.4) – Monday 12 June 1995
Australia: PolyGram Group Inc. (828624.4)
Indonesia: PolyGram Records/PT Suara Sentral Sejati Indonesia (828 624-4 1471)
– 1995
Philippines: PolyGram International (828624.4)

Turkey: PolyGram Group Inc./Raks Muzik Yapim (828624.4)
USA: Qwest Records/Warner Bros. Records Inc.
(9 45979-4) – Tuesday 15 August 1995


 

PRESS REVIEWS

Melody Maker (UK) (Saturday 17 June 1995)

New Musical Express (UK) (Saturday 17 June 1995) – review written by AJ Sexmeal (aka Alex James)

Q (UK) (July 1995) – review written by Andrew Collins

Select (UK) (July 1995) – review written by Garry Mulholland

Vox (UK) (July 1995) – review written by Stephen Dalton

Zillo (Germany) (July/August 1995) – review written by Kiki Borchardt

Mojo (UK) (August 1995) – review written by Mark Cooper

Entertainment Weekly (UK) (Friday 6 October 1995)

Rock De Lux (Spain) (March 1998) – review written by Jesús Llorente