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1982 was a decisive year for The Fall. Their critically acclaimed album “Hex Enduction Hour” was released in March on Kamera Records, closely followed by “Room To Live” in September.

This six-disc boxset brings together those two classic albums alongside a host of John Peel sessions, Kamera singles, live performances and the group’s live album “In A Hole”, recorded during their tour of New Zealand and originally released on Flying Nun Records.

Also included in the box is a replica poster from the August 1982 show at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand and a replica press-release for “Hex Enduction Hour”.

Founded by its only constant member, Mark E. Smith, The Fall formed in Manchester in 1976 and were one of the most prominent post-punk groups in the world. Musically, there may have been several stylistic changes over the years, but it was often characterised by an abrasive guitar-driven sound and frequent use of repetition, always underpinned by Smith’s distinctive vocals and often cryptic lyrics.

“They are always different; they are always the same.” John Peel

“Hex Enduction Hour” was the fourth studio album by The Fall, building on their lo-fi production and featuring a two-drummer line-up. The album was recorded in Reykjavik, Iceland and Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

“Room To Live” is the fifth studio album by The Fall and was Marc Riley’s last album with the group.

“In A Hole” was recorded at the last show of the group’s 1982 tour of Australia and New Zealand, at Mainstreet Cabaret in Auckland.

Featuring the classic line-up of Mark E. Smith alongside Steve Hanley (bass), Craig Scanlon (guitar), Karl Burns (drums), Paul Hanley (drums) and Marc Riley (guitar).

This is third release in Cherry Red’s series of deluxe Fall reissues – “Fall Sound Archive”

The music comes housed in a rigid board slipcase and also features a 4,000-word essay by Daryl Easlea. It has been remastered by long-term Fall engineer Andy Pearce.

“Hex Enduction Hour” and “Room To Live” are also available as limited edition coloured vinyl editions.

TRACK LISTING

DISC ONE: CD

1. THE CLASSICAL
2. JAWBONE AND THE AIR-RIFLE
3. HIP PRIEST
4. FORTRESS / DEER PARK
5. MERE PSEUD MAG. ED.
6. WINTER (HOSTEL-MAXI)
7. WINTER 2
8. JUST STEP S’WAYS
9. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS?
10. ICELAND
11. AND THIS DAY

DISC TWO: CD

ROOM TO LIVE

1. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
2. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
3. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
4. ROOM TO LIVE
5. DETECTIVE INSTINCT
6. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
7. PAPAL VISIT
BONUS TRACKS
11. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE (BURY 27/04/82)
12. TOWN CALLED CRAPPY / SOLICITOR IN STUDIO (LONDON 25/03/82)
13. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY (WELLINGTON 19/08/82)
14. DETECTIVE INSTINCT (MANCHESTER 22/12/82)
15. ROOM TO LIVE (ROTTERDAM 12/02/83)
16. WORDS OF EXPECTATION (TORONTO 21/04/83)

DISC THREE: CD

SESSIONS – SINGLES –
SOUNDCHECKS

1. DEER PARK (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
2. LOOK KNOW (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
3. WINTER (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
4. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS? (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
5. LOOK KNOW (KAMERA SINGLE APRIL 82)
6. I’M INTO C.B. (KAMERA SINGLE APRIL 82)
7. SESSION MUSICIAN (BIERKELLER, LEEDS 05/11/1981)
8. JAZZED UP PUNK SHIT (666 CLUB, MANCHESTER 15/05/1982)
9. I’M INTO C.B. (STARS ON 45 VERSION) (FAGINS, MANCHESTER 30/09/1981)
10. AND THIS DAY (MAINSTREET, AUCKLAND, NZ SOUNDCHECK 20/08/1982)
11. DEER PARK (MAINSTREET, AUCKLAND, NZ SOUNDCHECK 20/08/1982)
12. AND THIS DAY (REVISITED) (ASTORIA 2, LONDON 26/02/1987)

DISC FOUR: CD

IN A HOLE

1. IMPRESSION OF J. TEMPERANCE
2. THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED
3. ROOM TO LIVE
4. HIP PRIEST
5. LIE DREAM OF A CASINO SOUL
6. PROLE ART THREAT
7. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
8. THE CLASSICAL
9. MERE PSEUD MAG ED
10. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
11. BACKDROP

DISC FIVE: CD

IN A HOLE +

1. FANTASTIC LIFE
2. ENGLISH SCHEME
3. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
4. NO XMAS FOR JOHN QUAYS
5. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
6. THE CONTAINER DRIVERS
7. C’N’C-BLACK NIGHT
8. LOOK, KNOW
9. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS?
10. GRAMME FRIDAY
11. SLAGS, SLATES ETC

DISC SIX: CD

PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
02/08/1982

1. I FEEL VOXISH
2. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
3. I’M INTO C.B.
4. LIE DREAM OF A CASINO SOUL
5. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
6. TEMPO HOUSE
7. THE CLASSICAL
8. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
9. ROOM TO LIVE
10. HEXEN STRIFE
11. KNOT DEER PARK
12. TOTALLY WIRED
13. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
14. HIP PRIEST

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DISC ONE: CD

1. THE CLASSICAL
2. JAWBONE AND THE AIR-RIFLE
3. HIP PRIEST
4. FORTRESS / DEER PARK
5. MERE PSEUD MAG. ED.
6. WINTER (HOSTEL-MAXI)
7. WINTER 2
8. JUST STEP S'WAYS
9. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS?
10. ICELAND
11. AND THIS DAY

DISC TWO: CD

ROOM TO LIVE

1. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
2. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
3. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
4. ROOM TO LIVE
5. DETECTIVE INSTINCT
6. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
7. PAPAL VISIT
BONUS TRACKS
11. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE (BURY 27/04/82)
12. TOWN CALLED CRAPPY / SOLICITOR IN STUDIO (LONDON 25/03/82)
13. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY (WELLINGTON 19/08/82)
14. DETECTIVE INSTINCT (MANCHESTER 22/12/82)
15. ROOM TO LIVE (ROTTERDAM 12/02/83)
16. WORDS OF EXPECTATION (TORONTO 21/04/83)

DISC THREE: CD

SESSIONS – SINGLES –
SOUNDCHECKS

1. DEER PARK (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
2. LOOK KNOW (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
3. WINTER (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
4. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS? (JOHN PEEL SESSION 15/09/1981)
5. LOOK KNOW (KAMERA SINGLE APRIL 82)
6. I'M INTO C.B. (KAMERA SINGLE APRIL 82)
7. SESSION MUSICIAN (BIERKELLER, LEEDS 05/11/1981)
8. JAZZED UP PUNK SHIT (666 CLUB, MANCHESTER 15/05/1982)
9. I'M INTO C.B. (STARS ON 45 VERSION) (FAGINS, MANCHESTER 30/09/1981)
10. AND THIS DAY (MAINSTREET, AUCKLAND, NZ SOUNDCHECK 20/08/1982)
11. DEER PARK (MAINSTREET, AUCKLAND, NZ SOUNDCHECK 20/08/1982)
12. AND THIS DAY (REVISITED) (ASTORIA 2, LONDON 26/02/1987)

DISC FOUR: CD

IN A HOLE

1. IMPRESSION OF J. TEMPERANCE
2. THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED
3. ROOM TO LIVE
4. HIP PRIEST
5. LIE DREAM OF A CASINO SOUL
6. PROLE ART THREAT
7. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
8. THE CLASSICAL
9. MERE PSEUD MAG ED
10. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
11. BACKDROP

DISC FIVE: CD

IN A HOLE +

1. FANTASTIC LIFE
2. ENGLISH SCHEME
3. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
4. NO XMAS FOR JOHN QUAYS
5. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
6. THE CONTAINER DRIVERS
7. C'N'C-BLACK NIGHT
8. LOOK, KNOW
9. WHO MAKES THE NAZIS?
10. GRAMME FRIDAY
11. SLAGS, SLATES ETC

DISC SIX: CD

PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
02/08/1982

1. I FEEL VOXISH
2. HARD LIFE IN COUNTRY
3. I'M INTO C.B.
4. LIE DREAM OF A CASINO SOUL
5. SOLICITOR IN STUDIO
6. TEMPO HOUSE
7. THE CLASSICAL
8. MARQUIS CHA-CHA
9. ROOM TO LIVE
10. HEXEN STRIFE
11. KNOT DEER PARK
12. TOTALLY WIRED
13. JOKER HYSTERICAL FACE
14. HIP PRIEST

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