Release Date: 09/10/2020
Vienna, Ultravox’s first album with Midge Ure(Vocals/Guitar) was originally released in July 1980. Produced by legendary German producer Conny Plank (Neu!, Kraftwerk), it reached number 3 in the UK album chart and top ten in Australia, New Zealand and several European countries.
The album contains 4 UK Top 40 singles; All Stood Still, Passing Strangers and Sleepwalk (which is being issued on 12” for the first time as part of Record Store Day 2020) and the title track ‘Vienna’ which reached No.2 in the UK and Top 10 in seven countries around the world. The single went on to sell over half a million copies in the UK.
This new vinyl edition has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Alchemy Mastering using the original 1980 analogue production master tapes, running at 33rpm. The bonus vinyl includes the single versions and b-sides from the 4 singles released from the album, including a previously commercially unreleased US Promo Edit of the ‘Vienna’ single, which is exclusive to this edition
The vinyl is a 5mm wide spined sleeve, with 2x 180gm Black Vinyl.
02. New Europeans
03. Private Lives
04. Passing Strangers
01. Mr. X
02. Western Promise
04. All Stood Still
02. Face To Face [Live in St Albans 16/8/1980]
03. King's Lead Hat [Live at The Lyceum 17/8/1980]
04. Vienna [US Promotional Edit] *
05. Passionate Reply
01. Herr X
02. All Stood Still [Single Version]
03. Alles Klar
04. Keep Talking [Cassette Recording During Rehearsals]
* Previously Unreleased