In the Flat Field

Bauhaus - In the Flat Field
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1980 Ratings: #24 / 104
User Score
Based on 79 ratings
1980 Ratings: #13
October 1, 1980 / Release Date
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4AD / Label
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exception
85
It is a fact that this album will make you wear all black and start smoking cigarettes. You have been warned.
Cybot2966
88
Consisting of screaming distorted guitars, dramatic vocals, quirky bass lines, groovy drum rhythms, dark and gloomy atmospheres; Bauhaus creates an album sounding like the inner workings of an insane person's mind. Tracks like Double Dare and Nerves showcase some of the most unhinged vocal performances from Peter Murphy, and songs like Dark Entries and In The Flat Field are stark and brooding tunes that you can both smoke a cigarette or dance to. Highlight track, Spy In The Cab, features tragic ... read more
ThrowBackG
93
I dare you...
...to be real.
To touch...
...to touch a flickering flame...
...you...
...you...
...YOU!
YOU!
I DARE YOU!
I DARE YOU!
YOU!
tha138
75
This is the sound of the underworld where darkness prevails among the damned and everything is justifiably distorted.
usedtobe
95
Original, delicate, dark, iconic, beautiful. I'd take it to my grave.
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Track List

  1. Dark Entries
  2. Double Dare
  3. In the Flat Field
  4. A God In an Alcove
  5. Dive
  6. The Spy In the Cab
  7. Small Talk Stinks
  8. St. Vitus Dance
  9. Stigmata Martyr
  10. Nerves
  11. Telegram Sam
  12. Rosegarden Funeral of Sores
  13. Terror Couple Kill Colonel
  14. Scopes
  15. Untitled
  16. God In an Alcove
  17. Crowds
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