Bauhaus

Bauhaus

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English Post-Punk band, formed in Northampton in 1978.
Originally named "Bauhaus 1919" after the school of the same name, but dropped 1919 before being together for one year.

Bauhaus disbanded in 1983, but reunited for a tour in 1998.
The band reformed and toured again in 2005, but ultimately broke up in 2008, after releasing the final studio album "Go Away White".
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Bauhaus Discography

Albums

CAD C 13 Bauhaus In The Flat Field (Album, EP) 4AD CAD C 13 UK 1980 Sell This Version
BEG K 58 362, BEGA 29 Bauhaus Mask (Album, Comp) Beggars Banquet, Beggars Banquet BEG K 58 362, BEGA 29 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
CS-4918 Bauhaus The Sky's Gone Out (Album) Beggars Banquet CS-4918 US 1982 Sell This Version
none, 58003 Bauhaus Press The Eject And Give Me The Tape (Album) Beggars Banquet none, 58003 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
BEGC 42 Bauhaus The Sky's Gone Out / Press The Eject And Give Me The Tape (Comp, Album) Beggars Banquet BEGC 42 UK 1982 Sell This Version
7432 8 41957 2 4 Bauhaus Burning From The Inside (Album) Beggars Banquet 7432 8 41957 2 4 Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version
BEGC 103 Bauhaus Swing The Heartache - The BBC Sessions (Comp) Beggars Banquet BEGC 103 UK 1989 Sell This Version
NEMO 1 CD Bauhaus Rest In Peace: The Final Concert (Album) NEMO Recordings NEMO 1 CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
NEMO 2 CD Bauhaus Live In The Studio 1979(CD) Nemo Recordings NEMO 2 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
KK 200 Bauhaus Gotham (Album) Metropolis KK 200 Belgium 1999 Sell This Version
IVCD96 Bauhaus Los Angeles, CA 10.28.05 (Album) Instant Live IVCD96 US 2005 Sell This Version
none Bauhaus San Francisco, CA 10.26.05 (Album) Instant Live none US 2005 Sell This Version
none Bauhaus Chicago, IL 11.8.05 Instant Live none US 2005 Sell This Version
none Bauhaus New York City, NY 11.11.05 (Album) Instant Live none US 2005 Sell This Version
none Bauhaus Boston, MA 11.13.05(2xCD, Album, Ltd) Instant Live none US 2005 Sell This Version
TECI-24468 Bauhaus Go Away White (Album) Bauhaus Music TECI-24468 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
VIN180LP020 Bauhaus This Is For When...(2xLP, Album, Ltd) Vinyl 180 VIN180LP020 UK 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TEENY 2 Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead (Single) Small Wonder Records TEENY 2 UK 1979 Sell This Version
AD 17 Bauhaus Telegram Sam (Single) 4AD, 4AD AD 17 UK 1980 Sell This Version
AD 7, AD7 Båuhåus* Terror Couple Kill Colonel (Single) 4AD, 4AD AD 7, AD7 UK 1980 Sell This Version
AD3 Båuhåus* Dark Entries (Single) AXIS (2) AD3 UK 1980 Sell This Version
BEG 54 T Bauhaus Kick In The Eye (Single) Beggars Banquet BEG 54 T UK 1981 Sell This Version
BEG 59 Bauhaus The Passion Of Lovers (Single) Beggars Banquet BEG 59 UK 1981 Sell This Version
FLEXIPOP 023 Bauhaus A God In An Alcove (Single) Flexipop FLEXIPOP 023 UK 1982 Sell This Version
POW 0110 Bauhaus Ziggy Stardust (Single) Beggars Banquet POW 0110 Australia 1982 Sell This Version

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enfantterrible

enfantterrible

November 23, 2013
edited over 2 years ago
Bauhaus has always rejected the "Gothic" moniker for everything they did and it´s quite right they have done it. This is not "Gothic" at all, not at least in the sense that it became later, this sort of circus for make up and rubber fanged vampires and all that dumped macabre kitsch.

If they were something, that was some sort of sinister aesthetes inspired by the likes of German expressionists, their music attest this imaginary and spiritual frequency. They wandered in the dark as morbid vagabonds observing the Londinum decadence, in the odd shadows from it´s alleys or exploring the unspeakable objects & forgotten stories from the basements and finding the trace of beauty in the view from attics over a city that was losing track of his own past. And all this poetic sense they had combined with the rabid cynicism of punk mudded down by the subtle experimental twist, always granting with this minimalist touch an odd atmosphere amidst the virulence from the music.

If Joy Division was the forefather of post punk, they are the grandads, they added the spices and the sparks to the bleak dimension from that terrible and insatiable youth, they were the burning coal in Artaud's grave, a macabre joke also, a sadistic intent displayed as red roses in the mausoleums or dances in catacombs, they were the scream proclaimed by Camus and Sartre made music. A glimpse of gleaming fire in the vast night from late English romantics. After them, "Gothic" came with some good, some bad, some worst personifications, but faulty, none as vital and poetic as them.

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