Peter Murphy 'Should The World Fail To Fall Apart' LP
Beggars Arkive announce vinyl reissues for all five Peter Murphy solo releases on Beggars Banquet, plus the release of a brand-new rarities album titled ‘The Last And Only Star’. Each album is pressed on coloured vinyl. The albums will be released in three batches of two.
‘Love Hysteria’ was produced by Simon Rogers, who at the time was also playing with The Fall. It contains eight songs written by Peter with Paul Statham, plus a cover of Iggy Pop’s ‘Funtime’. Record Collector said that the album’s songs “‘All Night Long’, ‘Indigo Eyes’, ‘Dragnet Drag’ and ‘Blind Sublime’ managed to combine direct rock power with Murphy’s vocal gymnastics and imaginative way with lyrics.” Pressed on indigo vinyl.
Peter’s debut solo album, ‘Should The World Fail To Fall Apart’, released in 1986, was produced by Ivo Watts- Russell. A review of the album around its original release by Melody Maker declared “the man with everything to prove has just proved everything.” Pressed on blue vinyl.
Peter Murphy’s solo career began in 1986 with the release of ‘Should The World Fail To Fall Apart’ and continues to this day. In addition to his work as the frontman of the legendary and ground breaking Bauhaus, he has released ten solo albums, in addition to several live releases. Over the last few years, he staged several multi-night residencies where he performed a different album each night. He also recently reunited with his Bauhaus bandmates for shows.
Catalogue number: BBL69LPX
Label: Beggars Arkive