The Smiths ‎– Louder Than Bombs

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Sire ‎– 1-25569, Sire ‎– 9 25569-1
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo, Specialty Pressing
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A1 Is It Really So Strange? 3:02
A2 Sheila Take A Bow 2:41
A3 Shoplifters Of The World Unite 2:57
A4 Sweet And Tender Hooligan 3:33
A5 Half A Person
Producer – Stephen Street
3:35
A6 London
Producer – Stephen Street
2:06
B1 Panic 2:17
B2 Girl Afraid 2:48
B3 Shakespeare's Sister 2:08
B4 William, It Was Really Nothing 2:10
B5 You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby 3:21
B6 Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now 3:34
C1 Ask
Voice [Additional] – Kirsty Maccoll
3:15
C2 Golden Lights
Written-By – Twinkle (3)
2:38
C3 Oscillate Wildly 3:26
C4 These Things Take Time 2:21
C5 Rubber Ring 3:46
C6 Back To The Old House 3:04
D1 Hand In Glove 3:10
D2 Stretch Out And Wait 2:37
D3 Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want 1:50
D4 This Night Has Opened My Eyes
Producer – Roger Pusey
3:40
D5 Unloveable 3:55
D6 Asleep 4:16

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This release has a "Registered" mark (®) near the label logos. Other releases, such as Louder Than Bombs or Louder Than Bombs, are very similar.

Tracks A1 and A4 were produced for The BBC Radio 1 John Peel Show.

Recorded in England from April 1983-November 1986.
Cover Star: Shelagh Delaney, reprinted from the Saturday Evening Post.

Released under license from Rough Trade Records, England.

Includes brown paper record sleeves with the second catalog number printed on them.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7599-25569-1
  • Pressing Plant ID (Sides B and D pressing ring): E A S T
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 1): 1 25569 A SR6 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 1): 1 25569 B SR5 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Variant 1): 1 25569 C SR5 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Variant 1): 1 25569-D SR5 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 2): SRC 1 25569 A SR6 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 2): SRC 1-25569-B-SR8 1-1 kdisc L
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Variant 2): SRC 1 25569 C SR5 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Variant 2): SRC 1 25569-D SR5 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 3): SRC 1 25569 A SR6 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 3): SRC 1-25569-B-SR8 1-1 kdisc L
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Variant 3): SRC 1 25569 C SR5 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Variant 3): SRC 1 25569-D SR4 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 4): SRC 1 25569 A SR6 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 4): SRC 1 25569 B SR5 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Variant 4): SRC 1 25569 C SR5 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Variant 4): SRC 1 25569-D SR5 1-1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9 25569-4, 4-25569 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs(Cass, Comp, SR) Sire, Sire 9 25569-4, 4-25569 US 1987 Sell This Version
9 25569-2 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs(CD, Comp, RE) Sire, Rough Trade 9 25569-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
W1-25569 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs(2xLP, Comp, Club, Gat) Sire, Rough Trade W1-25569 US 1987 Sell This Version
W4-25569, 4-25569 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Sire, Sire W4-25569, 4-25569 US 1987 Sell This Version
ROUGH 255 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Rough Trade ROUGH 255 UK 1988 Sell This Version

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TheAgeOfAnalog

TheAgeOfAnalog

November 18, 2018

I got this pressing in like new condition, used, back in 1988 for just $8. One of, if not the best, compilation records in my collection. Good times...