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SHORT CIRCUIT

01. Stepping out
Duration: 2.36

Artist
: The Fall
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977

05. Makka splaff (the colly man)
Duration: 5.45

Artist
: Steel Pulse
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


02. (You never see a nipple in the) daily express
Duration: 1.03

Artist
: John Cooper Clarke
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


06. I married a monster from outer space
Duration: 1.30

Artist
: John Cooper Clarke
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


03. At a later date
Duration: 3.01

Artist
: Joy Division
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date:
Sunday 2 October 1977
Note:
Ian Curtis's introduction to the song was: "You all forgot Rudolf Hess!"


07. Last orders
Duration: 3.08

Artist
: The Fall
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


04. Persecution complex
Duration: 2.50

Artist
: The Drones
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


08. Time's up
Duration: 2.58

Artist
: Buzzcocks
Venue: Electric Circus Manchester (UK)
Date: Sunday 2 October 1977


 

DETAILS

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

Producer: Mike Howlett


 

NOTES

At the time of the concert (Sunday 2 October 1977), the band was called Warsaw

The UK vinyl is available in several colours: blue (5000 copies), orange (300 copies) and black (500 copies).
Early versions also include a promotional poster and a 7" (pink vinyl) by John Dowie called Another Close Shave

Live album featuring different bands recorded at the closing evening of the Electric Circus


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

 


UK: Virgin Records
CD (1991)


UK: Virgin Records
10" labels (Friday 9 June 1978)

Design: Russell Mills
Photography:
Peter Kodick


 

WORLDWIDE RELEASES

10"

UK: Virgin Records (Friday 9 June 1978)

12"

UK: Virgin Records: test pressing
Greece: Virgin Records (1984)

CD

UK: Virgin Records (1991)


 

PRESS REVIEW

Melody Maker (UK) (Saturday 1 July 1978) review written by Chris Bohn