Sonic Youth ‎– Bad Moon Rising

Blast First ‎– BFFP 1, Homestead Records ‎– HMS 016
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress

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A1 Intro
A2 Brave Men Run (In My Family)
A3 Society Is A Hole
A4 I Love Her All The Time
B1 Ghost Bitch
B2 I'm Insane
B3 Justice Is Might
B4 Death Valley '69
Written-By – Lunch*, SY*

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This is for UK reissue versions with Mute logo. Cover retains Homestead logo but Homestead has nothing to do with it, HMS-016 is crossed out in dead wax.
There are two variations:
ca. 1989 with inner
ca. 1996 with no inner, "Mid-Price" sticker on cover of some copies

Recorded/Mixed/Remixed: Before Christ, NYC, Sept-Oct 1984.

A Savage Conquest/Rough Trade Music.
Thanx to: Catherine Bachmann/Nicole Ceresole/Tom Dejesu - NYC/Althea & C. Wayne Gordon.

[On center label side A:]
All Songs Sonic Youth
1985 Savage Conquest/Rough Trade Music

[On center label side B:]
All songs Sonic Youth
Except "Death Valley '69" – SY/Lunch
Savage Conquest/Rough Trade Music
1985 Blast First/Homestead Records

Cat# on center label: BFFP L/HMS 016 (USA)

Unlike the original 1985 release, this repress has the Mute 'M' logo and Blast First's Harrow Road address printed on bottom-left of rear sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side A. The # portion is scratched out): BFFP 1 A1 # ### ### ## IT'S A BIRD IN THE HAND, IT'S A MODERN LAND - SONICS RENDESVOUZ. A PORKY PRIME CUT. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side B. The # portion is scratched out): BFFP 1 B1 A PORKY PRIME CUT. ### ### ## MPO PREPARE FOR THE WORST, HOPE FOR THE BEST.

Other Versions (5 of 41) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BFFP 1, HMS 016 Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising(LP, Album) Blast First, Homestead Records BFFP 1, HMS 016 UK & US 1985 Sell This Version
Goo 018 Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising(CD, Album, RE) Goofin' Records Goo 018 US 2015 Sell This Version
ORG-042 Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising(LP, Album, RE, RM, TP, 180) ORG Music ORG-042 US 2010 Sell This Version
BFFP 1 CD Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising(CD, Album) Blast First BFFP 1 CD UK 1986 Sell This Version
GED 24512, 424 512-2 Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising(CD, Album, RE) Geffen Records, Geffen Records GED 24512, 424 512-2 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version



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June 27, 2014
These came out in '96ish, Confusion through Daydream on Mute/BF.