Various ‎– Discreet Campaigns

2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release



Originally released in 1985 on Rorschach Testing Product (ROR 1).

Pressed in a limited edition of 250 copies with a transparent silk-printed jacket and two multi-coloured splash vinyls.

First 120 handnumbered copies are pressed on pink/grey vinyl, the others come on red/grey/white vinyl. Some copies come mixed, with record 1 on pink and record 2 on bordeaux vinyl.

Sleeve mentions different tracklisting for sides C and D:

C1: Chris & Cosey – Shiver (5:00)
C2: Actors And Famous People – End Users (3:32)
C3: Resistence – And With Disease (Live) (4:17)
C4: John Marc Gowans – Return To Activity (6:00)
D1: Durutti Column – Weakness And Fever (5:20)
D2: Life – Optimism (Electro Version) (4:44)
D3: Spiral Staircase – Everybody Has Bad Dreams (3:19)
D4: Ganzheit – Preface And Hostilities (3:30)
D5: New Order – Sunrise (Instrumental Rough Mix) (5:39)

Disc 1 has "Discreet Campaigns" written in white on the label, Disc 2 has "Discreet Campaigns" written in black on the label.

Engineered at Sin City, Nottingham.
Special thanks to all artists and Rob Gretton, Ivo, Rough Trade, Pro Motion, Stylo Rouge, Chris Craske, Cliff, Val for all faith and input.

Track D2 is actually entitled 'Everyone Has Bad Dreams' but it there was a misprint with the original cassette sleeve and booklet.

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September 29, 2013

My copy of it has the same label on both records. However, the etchings on them are xxx a, xxx b, xxx c, and xxx d. To tell them apart.


July 20, 2012
'Unofficial'? The vinyl is a bootleg. Official.