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The Bela Session

leaving records


Released: 23rd Nov 2018


180 lp + poster

Released: 23rd Nov 2018


this was their first ever recording session, captured a mere 6 weeks after they formed the band, and this version includes 3 previously unreleased tracks.

UK post-punk pioneers Bauhaus' immensely influential ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’ – originally released in 1979 – is considered the original gothic rock record. The first official vinyl reissue of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” and first release of complete recording session (including 3 previously unreleased tracks), mastered by Mandy Parnell. The live version of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” was in iconic 1983 film The Hunger and has been covered by Nine Inch Nails, Massive Attack and Nouvelle Vague. The original version of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” has never been on streaming services. For fans of The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joy Division.

The Bela Session


  1. Bela Lugosi's Dead (Official Version)
  2. Some Faces
  3. Bite My Hip
  4. Harry
  5. Boys