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The Sisters Of Mercy - Rare Obscurities mp3

The Sisters Of Mercy - Rare Obscurities mp3 Performer: The Sisters Of Mercy
Title: Rare Obscurities
Style: Goth Rock
Category: Rock
Date of release: 1991
Country: UK
Label: Not On Label (The Sisters Of Mercy)
Catalog number: MRCD 4
Size MP3: 1941 mb
Size FLAC: 2593 mb
Rating: 4.5


1Dominion/Mother Russia (Early Studio Recording)5:11
2A Rock And A Hard Place (Alternative Studio Version)3:52
3Walk Away (Alternative Studio Version)3:23
4Good Things (Demo)4:00
5Teachers / Adrenochrome
Words By ["Teachers" Uncredited] – Leonard Cohen
6Spirits (Soundcheck '84)5:15
7Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) (Early Live)
Written-By [Uncredited] – Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
8Dance On Glass (Demo)4:28
9Garden Of Delight5:23
10Jolene (Early Live)
Written-By [Uncredited] – Dolly Parton
11Body Electric (Rough Mix)4:28
14Red Skies Disappear3:48
15First And Last And Always (Alternative Studio Version)3:28
16No Time To Cry (Alternative Studio Version)3:48


  • Recorded By [Uncredited, Recorded With]John Ashton (tracks: 5)
  • Recorded By [Uncredited]Andrew Eldritch (tracks: 16)
  • Vocals [Uncredited]Wayne Hussey (tracks: 1)


Track lengths taken from CD.

Tracks 1 to 2, 4 were recorded in June/July 1984 at Strawberry Recording Studios, Stockport, England.
Track 3 is a demo for the unreleased "Floorshow EP", recorded 1981.
Track 5, 7 were recorded in september 1982 at Strawberry Studios, Stockport, England.
Track 8 was recorded in February 1982 at Kenny Giles Music Studio, Bridlington, England.
Tracks 9 to 12 are studio outtakes from early 1985.
Track 13 live at Danceteria, New York, USA, 13.04.1984
Track 14 live at Gala, Norwich, England, 21.04.1983
Track 15 live at Civic Hall, Guildford, 01.11.1984
Track 16 recorded in Hamburg, 1986

Track 10 is written "First & Last And Always (Alternative Studio Version)" on release.
Track 11 is written "A Rock & A Hard Place (Alternative Studio Version)" on release.
Track 13 is written on "Gimme Gimme (Early Live)" release.
Track 16 is written "Dominion (Early Studio Recording)" on release.

Incidential info:
Tracks 1 and 2 would later be recorded by The Mission.
Track 4 is an early version of "First And Last And Always" with different lyrics.
Track 7 is "Burn" played backwards.
Track 15 would later be recorded by Ghost Dance as "Where Spirits Fly".

Made in England


  • Matrix / Runout: CDRD 4
  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Other (Spars Code): AAD


  • Recorded At – Strawberry Studios
  • Recorded At – K.G. Studio
  • Recorded At – Danceteria, New York City
  • Recorded At – The Gala, Norwich
  • Recorded At – Guildford Civic Hall
  • Copyright (c) – Copyright Control