The Psychedelic Furs ‎– The Psychedelic Furs

Columbia ‎– CK 85918, Legacy ‎– CK 85918
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered

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1 India 6:21
2 Sister Europe 5:38
3 Imitation Of Christ 5:28
4 Fall 2:40
5 Pulse 2:37
6 We Love You 3:26
7 Wedding Song 4:19
8 Blacks/Radio 6:56
9 Flowers 4:10
Bonus Tracks
10 Susan's Strange 3:13
11 Soap Commercial 2:53
12 Mack The Knife (Non-LP B-Side)
Engineer [Uncredited] – Phil Thornally*Written-By – B. Brecht*, K. Weill*, M. Blitzstein*
13 Flowers (Demo)
Co-producer [Uncredited] – Ed HollisDrums [Uncredited] – Rod Johnson

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Written on backcover: 'Originally released in 1980, The Psychedelic Furs bridged the gap between late 70s punk and the new wave movement. Termed 'The Beautiful Chaos' by fans of the band, this album introduced the world to their unmistakable and unforgettable style and became a blueprint for a multitude of bands that followed'.

Tracks 1 to 9 recorded and released 1980 - from "The Psychedelic Furs" (UK: CBS 84084 / US: Columbia 36791).
Tracks 10 & 11 recorded 1980 - from "The Psychedelic Furs" (Columbia 36791).
Tracks 12 recorded 1980 - from the B-Side of the UK single "Pretty in Pink" (CBS 1327) & the B-Side of the US single "Angel's Don't Cry" (Columbia 38 07440).
Track 13 recorded 1979, Basing Street Studios, London, England - previously unreleased. Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York. Designed at Compression Studios.
Front cover taken from the original UK release.
Richard Butler's vocals credit is actually printed on the release as "Butler (Rep Words)".

© 2002 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. ℗ 2002 Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. Manufactured by Columbia Records. The CD case has a sticker with this text: "The Stunning Debut! Featuring The Classics 'India', 'Imitation Of Christ' & 'We Love You'. Includes 4 Bonus Tracks, An Insightful Essay & Rare Photos. Fully Restored Original Artwork. Digitally Remastered", logos and the code K 85918-S1.

[Track 13 from July 1979 demo recorded at Basing Street Studios London with producer Ed Hollis. Three other songs were recorded: "We Love You", "Pulse" and "Sister Europe"]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 9699-85918-2 0
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDP-107126 01
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L336
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 5100

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CBS 84084, S CBS 84084 The Psychedelic Furs The Psychedelic Furs(LP, Album, Pin) CBS, CBS CBS 84084, S CBS 84084 UK 1980 Sell This Version
25·3P-206 The Psychedelic Furs The Psychedelic Furs(LP, Album, Gre) Epic 25·3P-206 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
CK 36791 The Psychedelic Furs The Psychedelic Furs(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CK 36791 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
CBS 32299 The Psychedelic Furs The Psychedelic Furs(LP, Album, RE) CBS CBS 32299 UK Unknown Sell This Version
493343 2 The Psychedelic Furs The Psychedelic Furs(CD, Album) Columbia 493343 2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version