Definitive edition of their 1985 studio album Low-Life that includes the original album on 180g vinyl LP and CD – remastered. A second CD of unreleased audio, x2DVDs of live performances from 1984 & 1985, plus a hardback book. 

The vinyl album and CD are both wrapped in the original tracing-paper sleeve – not available since the very first pressing, and the first time ever for the CD

CD 2 contains 12 previously unreleased mixes and alternative versions, including Love Vigilantes and Sub-Culture instrumentals, plus Sooner Than You Think Full Length Unedited.

The two DVDs include rarely seen live performances from Rotterdam Arena (Netherlands), Koseinenkin Hall (Tokyo, Japan) and the International Centre (Toronto, Canada) alongside a BBC session and three tracks performed at the Hacienda in 1985. 

Also included in the set is a beautifully presented hardback book featuring rare photos and a new interview with the band.

Release date: 27th January, 2023

Track List


Side one

  1. Love Vigilantes
  2. The Perfect Kiss
  3. This Time of Night
  4. Sunrise

Side two

  1. Elegia
  2. Sooner Than You Think
  3. Sub-culture
  4. Face Up

CD1: Original Album 2016 Remaster

  1. Love Vigilantes
  2. The Perfect Kiss
  3. This Time Of Night
  4. Sunrise
  5. Elegia
  6. Sooner Than You Think
  7. Sub-Culture
  8. Face Up

CD2: Bonus Audio

  1. Love Vigilantes – TV Pitch Instrumental Edit *
  2. The Perfect Kiss – Writing Session Recording
  3. Untitled no. 1 – Writing Session Recording
  4. Sunrise – Instrumental Rough Mix
  5. Elegia – Full Length Version
  6. Sooner Than You Think – Album Session Unedited Version
  7. Sub-Culture – Album Session Early Instrumental Version
  8. Face Up – Writing Session Recording
  9. Let’s Go – Album Session Instrumental
  10. Untitled no. 2 – Writing Session Recording
  11. Sunrise – Writing Session Recording
  12. Love Vigilantes – Writing Session Recording
  13. Sooner Than You Think – Writing Session Recording
  14. Skullcrusher – Demo


Live in Tokyo

The Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan 1985

  1. Confusion
  2. Love Vigilantes
  3. We All Stand
  4. As It Is When It Was
  5. Sub-culture
  6. Face Up
  7. Sunrise
  8. This Time Of Night
  9. Blue Monday

Live in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam Arena, Netherlands 1985

  1. As It Is When It Was
  2. Everything’s Gone Green
  3. Sub-Culture
  4. Ceremony
  5. Let’s Go
  6. This Time Of Night
  7. The Village
  8. The Perfect Kiss
  9. Age Of Consent
  10. Sunrise
  11. Temptation
  12. Face Up

Live in Manchester

Whistle Test, The Hacienda 1985

  1. As It Is When It Was
  2. Sunrise
  3. Face Up – Restored version using available footage from The Hacienda Dec ‘85 and July ‘85.


Live in Leuven

The Manhattan Club, Leuven, Belgium 1985

  1. Let’s Go
  2. The Perfect Kiss
  3. Age Of Consent
  4. State Of The Nation
  5. As It Is When It Was
  6. The Village
  7. Sub-Culture
  8. Atmosphere                                
  9. Blue Monday

Bonus Tracks

  1. Thieves Like Us
  2. Temptation
  3. Confusion – Restored version from damaged tape with mixing desk audio.

Live in Toronto

Filmed by Paul Boyd

The International Centre, Toronto, Canada 1985

  1. Elegia
  2. Sub-Culture
  3. The Village
  4. Sunrise
  5. We All Stand
  6. As It Is When It Was
  7. Love Vigilantes
  8. 586
  9. Age Of Consent
  10. Temptation
  11. Ceremony
  12. The Perfect Kiss

The Perfect Film 

Rehearsal Room, Cheetham Hill, Manchester 1985

  1. The Perfect Kiss

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