The Bela Session



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SKU LR150-4LP Category


Red and black splatter vinyl LP

‘The Bela Session’ is UK post-punk pioneers Bauhaus’ debut studio recording, made in 1979. It includes the immensely influential first single ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’, which is often considered to be the first gothic rock record and has been covered by artists such as Nine Inch Nails, Massive Attack and Nouvelle Vague.
Full colour inner sleeve printed with image of the original tape recording.
20” x 28” archival poster from the band’s performance at Plan K, Brussels on April 5th, 1980.
Artwork is a variation of the original 1979 12” and includes red and white sticker.
Complete recording session with previously unreleased tracks mastered from the original tape by Mandy Parnell, who has worked with artists such as Frightened Rabbit, Björk and more.


Bela Lugosi’s Dead
Some Faces
Bite My Hip
Harry Boys