The Passage ‎– For All And None

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Night & Day (2) ‎– pmam 23:00
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Tracklist

A1 Dark Times 3:30
A2 Lon Don 4:30
A3 The Shadows 4:50
A4 Do The Bastinado 4:13
A5 One To One 3:10
A6 A Good And Useful Life Begun 2:18
B1 A Good And Useful Life Revived 3:54
B2 Flag Night 3:35
B3 Shave Your Head 3:14
B4 Tangled 3:44
B5 Photo Romance 3:20
B6 The Great Refusal 5:00

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Credits

Notes

Recorded in England February 1981
Published by Dinsong © 1981
Marketed by Virgin ℗ 1981
A Disc by Night & Day
songs consecutively numbered i to xi on labels

Came with a gatefold lyric booklet

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A etched / stamped): PMAM 2300 A1 TOWN HOUSE ∴ C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B etched / stamped): PMAM 2300 B1 C TOWN HOUSE ∴

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
203771 The Passage For All And None(LP, Album) Virgin 203771 France 1981 Sell This Version
LTMCD 2359 The Passage For All And None(CD, Album, RM) LTM (4) LTMCD 2359 UK 2003 Sell This Version

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djools121

djools121

September 25, 2017
A genuine classic of the British post punk era. Dark, etheric, mysterious and musically very complicated.
icehaven

icehaven

April 16, 2017
edited 11 months ago
Yes, I agree: one of the most underrated albums of the 80s. This was one of three Mancunian bands along JD, The Fall, Ludus, Blue Orchids, ACR, Durutti Column and a few others. They recorded at first for independent label for Steve Solamar, on Object Music, where they published another masterpiece of the early 80's: the LP "Pindrop"
antideath-ray

antideath-ray

April 21, 2010

This is one of the most underrated albums of the 80s' dark-minimal-wave: the music is intense and obscure, but never boring or flat or repeating. The way The Passage conceived and played their experimental postpunk was really open-minded, closer to contemporary music than to the stereotyped dark-goth rock so in vogue in the early 80s. The drum that plays always 'tribal' and 'circular' and the classical-mood in which the keyboards are played (especially the piano) gives to the complex vocal arrangements the right background to become really effective. The atmosphere of the whole album is, as yet said, cold and a bit disturbing, but always surprising and really fascinating and captivating. If you want some coordinates, the best Cabaret Voltaire's work and the marvellous Names' album are well representing the music of this band, that sometimes could seem a more 'cultural' edition of the best Stranglers. Due to the band's skills and creativity, 'For All And None' sounds as a real 'modern' album with all the ingredients of the best 80s' music.