THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Paris Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, November 28, 1980
01. King Ink
02. Happy Birthday
03. Guilt Parade
04. Yard
05. Mr Clarinet
06. Figure Of Fun
07. The Friend Catcher
08. Waving My Arms
09. Nick The Stripper
10. Safehouse
11. Catman
12. Cry
13. The Hair Shirt
14. (crowd noise)
15. Riddle House (fades out)
SOURCE: Radio broadcast
TIME: 45:35
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This is the complete concert, but tracks 1 and 9 are from alternate sources.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Crystal Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia, February 21, 1981
01. Happy Birthday
02. Nick The Stripper
03. Guilt Parade
04. Zoo-Music Girl
05. Yard
06. Mr Clarinet
07. The Friend Catcher
08. Let's Talk About Art
09. Waving My Arms
10. King Ink
11. Figure Of Fun
12. The Hair Shirt
13. Catman
14. Cry
15. Loose
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 57:43
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: I edited this to remove split second gaps between tracks
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
The Fire Escape (Kings Head), London, UK, April 26, 1981
01. Nick The Stripper
02. Happy Birthday
03. Release The Bats
04. Yard
05. Waving My Arms
06. Figure Of Fun
07. The Friend Catcher
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 28:41
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Moonlight Club, London, UK, June 12, 1981
01. Blast Off
02. A Dead Song
03. The Friend Catcher
04. Zoo-Music Girl
05. Rowland Around In That Stuff
06. Nick The Stripper
07. (Sometimes) Pleasureheads Must Burn
08. Happy Birthday
09. King Ink
10. Figure Of Fun
11. Cry
12. Release The Bats
SOURCE: Soundboard recording
TIME: 41:22
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This recording is sometimes listed as "live demos submitted to Rough Trade 1980"
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Rock City, Nottingham, UK, June 19, 1981
01. King Ink
02. Blast Off
03. Happy Birthday
04. Zoo-Music Girl
05. Nick The Stripper
06. A Dead Song
07. Release The Bats
08. (Sometimes) Pleasureheads Must Burn
09. Cry
10. (crowd noise)
11. Catman
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 34:03
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: TB AUD MASTER (2013). This is a copy of the master recording taken from the Dimeadozen bittorrent site.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Tiffanys, Leeds, UK, June 23, 1981
01. King Ink
01. Cry
02. Nick The Stripper
03. Blast Off
04. Zoo-Music Girl
05. The Friend Catcher
06. (Sometimes) Pleasureheads Must Burn
07. King Ink
08. A Dead Song
09. Catman
10. Release The Bats
11. Loose
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 37:35
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: TB AUD MASTER (2013). This is a copy of the master recording taken from the Dimeadozen bittorrent site.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
The Venue, London, UK, September 10, 1981
01. Junkyard
02. Nick The Stripper
03. Zoo-Music Girl
04. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
05. Blast Off
06. Dangerzone
07. The Dim Locator
08. A Dead Song
09. King Ink
Bossard Hall, Leighton Buzzard, UK, June 5, 1981
10. A Dead Song
11. (Sometimes) Pleasureheads Must Burn
12. Nick The Stripper
13. Cry
14. Release The Bats
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 45:30
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This features the only live recording of Dangerzone. The filler was their first ever UK gig outside of London. They only played a really short set because of the two other (local) bands on the bill, who played before them, and because they had to get back to London to catch the last tube.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Kino Walche, Zurich, Switzerland, November 9, 1981
01. Zoo-Music Girl
02. The Dim Locator
03. Nick The Stripper
04. A Dead Song
05. She's Hit
06. Bully Bones
07. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
08. Junkyard
09. Blast Off
10. King Ink
11. (Sometimes) Pleasureheads Must Burn
12. Release The Bats (cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 44:24
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Rafters, Manchester, UK, November 27, 1981
01. Nick The Stripper
02. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
03. Bully Bones
04. Junkyard
05. A Dead Song
06. She's Hit
07. The Dim Locator
08. Zoo-Music Girl
09. King Ink
10. Release The Bats
11. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
12. (crowd noise)
13. Jackson (with Lydia Lunch)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 62:18
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Scamps, Oxford, UK, November 30, 1981
01. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
02. Cry
03. Bully Bones
04. She's Hit
05. A Dead Song
06. The Dim Locator
07. King Ink
08. Release The Bats (cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 27:50
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This misses some songs that were performed (Nick The Stripper, Junkyard, Big-Jesus-Trash-Can, Zoo-Music Girl, Loose). There is another recording circulating that is listed as Oxford, but that is most likely from a 1980 show.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Crystal Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia, December 24, 1981
01. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
02. Junkyard
03. Zoo-Music Girl
04. The Dim Locator
05. She's Hit
06. Blast Off
07. Nick The Stripper
08. A Dead Song
09. Bully Bones
10. King Ink (cut)
11. Release The Bats
12. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
13. 6" Gold Blade
14. Cry
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 59:52
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
University Refectory, Sydney, Australia, January 6, 1982
01. Cry
02. She's Hit
03. The Dim Locator
04. A Dead Song
05. Nick The Stripper
06. Zoo-Music Girl
07. Bully Bones
08. King Ink
09. Release The Bats
10. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
11. (crowd noise)
12. Loose
SOURCE: Radio broadcast
TIME: 45:12
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: I edited this to remove gaps between tracks
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Dutch Radio Broadcasts (1981-1982)
Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 8, 1981
01. Nick The Stripper
02. A Dead Song
03. She's Hit
04. Bully Bones
05. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
06. Junkyard
07. Blast Off
08. King Ink
09. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
10. Release The Bats
Vera, Groningen, The Netherlands, June 5, 1982
11. Dead In The Head (with Lydia Lunch)
12. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
13. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
14. She's Hit
SOURCE: Radio broadcast
TIME: 60:14
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: The Amsterdam concert was broadcast by VPRO radio and the Groningen concert was broadcast by VARA FM radio.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide, Australia, January 24, 1982
01. King Ink
02. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
03. Zoo-Music Girl
04. 6" Gold Blade
05. The Dim Locator
06. Junkyard
07. A Dead Song
08. She's Hit
09. Dead Joe
10. Release The Bats
11. Nick The Stripper (cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 45:02
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This recording is missing most of Nick The Stripper and the last two songs Big-Jesus-Trash-Can and Loose since the tape ran out.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Seaview Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia, February 19, 1982
01. She's Hit
02. The Dim Locator
03. A Dead Song
04. Junkyard
05. Release The Bats
06. Nick The Stripper
07. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
08. Funhouse
09. The Hair Shirt
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 42:05
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Chris Walsh (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew was arrested a few days earlier, and is replaced on bass by Chris Walsh (then of The Moodists)
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Seaview Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia, February 20, 1982
01. Dead Joe
02. King Ink
03. Zoo-Music Girl
04. She's Hit
05. The Dim Locator
06. A Dead Song
07. Junkyard
08. Release The Bats
09. Nick The Stripper
10. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
11. Funhouse
12. Catman
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 57:10
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Chris Walsh (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew was arrested a few days earlier, and is replaced on bass by Chris Walsh (then of The Moodists). I edited this to remove gaps between tracks
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Warehouse, Liverpool, UK, March 27, 1982
01. Dead Joe
02. King Ink
03. Zoo-Music Girl
04. 6" Gold Blade
05. The Dim Locator
06. A Dead Song
07. Junkyard
08. Release The bats
09. She's Hit
10. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
11. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
12. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
13. Funhouse
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 62:48
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Barry Adamson (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew was still in jail so Barry Adamson plays bass
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
The Warehouse, Leeds, UK, May 6, 1982
01. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
02. Junkyard
03. She's Hit
04. Zoo-Music Girl
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 27:45
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Harry Howard (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew was in prison, so he was replaced by Harry Howard (Rowland's brother)
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Zig Zag Club, London, UK, May 8, 1982
01. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
02. Junkyard
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
05. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
06. Several Sins
07. Zoo-Music Girl
08. She's Hit
09. Dead Joe
10. Release The Bats
11. Funhouse
12. Sad Dark Eyes
13. A Dead Song
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 61:20
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Harry Howard (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew was in prison, so he was replaced by Harry Howard (Rowland's brother)
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Clarendon Ballroom, London, UK, May 26, 1982
01. The Friend Catcher
02. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. Dead Joe
05. Sad Dark Eyes
06. The Dim Locator
07. She's Hit
08. Release The Bats
09. Junkyard
10. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
11. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
12. Nick The Stripper
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 58:36
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Tracy Pew returns after time spent in jail
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Clarendon Ballroom, London, UK, May 27, 1982
01. The Friend Catcher
02. Junkyard
03. Release The Bats
04. Sad Dark Eyes
05. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
06. 6" Gold Blade
07. Kewpie Doll
08. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
09. She's Hit
10. Dead Joe
11. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
12. Zoo-Music Girl
13. King Ink
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 61:50
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 3, 1982
01. The Friend Catcher
02. Dead Joe
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. Release The Bats
05. She's Hit
06. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
07. Dead In The Head (with Lydia Lunch)
08. A Dead Song
09. Sad Dark Eyes
10. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
11. Junkyard
12. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
13. Catman
14. Nick The Stripper
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 54:54
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This was the start of the "This is the last day of the rest of your life" tour with Lydia Lunch and Roland S. Howard. Crowd noise between tracks have been edited out.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Vera, Groningen, The Netherlands, June 5, 1982
01. Dead Joe
02. Junkyard
03. The Friend Catcher
04. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
05. Sad Dark Eyes
06. A Dead Song
07. Dead In The Head (with Lydia Lunch)
08. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
09. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
10. She's Hit
11. Release The Bats
12. Catman
13. Loose
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 68:25
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Ballhaus, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany, June 25, 1982
01. Dead In The Head (with Lydia Lunch)
02. 99 Ways (with Lydia Lunch)
03. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
07. Release The Bats
08. Sad Dark Eyes
09. Zoo-Music Girl
10. Junkyard
11. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
12. She's Hit
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 57:48
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Versuchsfeld, Hamburg, Germany, June 26, 1982
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Dead Joe
03. The Friend Catcher
04. Release The Bats
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Sad Dark Eyes
07. A Dead Song
08. Junkyard
09. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
10. She's Hit
11. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
12. LYDIA LUNCH: Thirsty Animal (cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 59:26
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Aladin, Bremen, Germany July 1, 1982
01. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
02. Dead Joe
03. The Friend Catcher
04. A Dead Song
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Junkyard
07. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
08. She's Hit
09. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
10. Funhouse (with Lydia Lunch)
SOURCE: Radio broadcast
TIME: 43:57
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: I edited this to remove two second gaps between tracks.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY / ROLAND S. HOWARD & LYDIA LUNCH
DVD
Stollwerck (Palazzoschokko), Cologne, Germany, July 2, 1982
ROLAND S. HOWARD & LYDIA LUNCH
- The Agony Is The Ecstasy
THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
- Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
- The Friend Catcher
- Release The Bats
- Junkyard
- Kiss Me Black
- 6" Gold Blade
- Dead Joe
- (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
- She's Hit
- Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
- Funhouse
SOURCE: Audience recording from the side of the stage
TIME: 67:06
NTSC OR PAL: PAL
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: Some versions of this includes 3 songs from Die Haut. This DVD is sometimes incorrectly listed as Zeche, Bochum, Germany, June 27, 1982.
MENU: No
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: Yes

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany, July 3, 1982
01. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
02. Junkyard
03. Dead Joe
04. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
05. The Friend Catcher
06. Release The Bats
07. 6" Gold Blade
08. Zoo-Music Girl
09. She's Hit
10. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
11. Funhouse
12. Nick The Stripper
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 59:29
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Porterhouse, Retford, UK, July 24, 1982
01. (introduction)
02. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
03. Dead Joe
04. The Friend Catcher
05. Release The Bats
06. Junkyard
07. The Dim Locator
08. 6" Gold Blade
09. (Sometimes) Pleasure Heads Must Burn
10. She's Hit
11. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
12. Funhouse
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 53:03
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: TB AUD MASTER (2013). This is a copy of the master recording taken from the Dimeadozen bittorrent site.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Sporting, Athens, Greece, September 17, 1982
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Sonny's Burning
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. Deep In The Woods
05. The Dim Locator
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Still Burning
08. Release The Bats (beginning cut)
09. She's Hit
10. Dead Joe
11. Funhouse
12. Junkyard (aborted)
13. Junkyard (end cut)
14. Loose (end cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 62:20
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Mick Harvey (guitar), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Phillip Calvert (drums)
COMMENTS: This is a speed corrected version with gaps between tracks removed. Dead Joe is taken from an alternate source and is inferior quality than the remainder.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Music Hall, Berlin, Germany, September 23, 1982
01. We Are The Famous Men (with Malaria)
02. Sonny's Burning
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. Dead Joe
05. Deep In The Woods
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
08. She's Hit
09. She's Hit (continued)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 50:28
COMMENTS: This is a copy of a second generation cassette, taken from the Dimeadozen bittorrent site.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Plan K, Brussels, Belgium, October 15, 1982
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Deep In The Woods
03. Dead Joe
04. Wild World
05. Fears Of Gun
06. The Dim Locator
07. She's Hit
08. Release The Bats
09. Sonny's Burning
10. 16 Tons / Funhouse
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 45:15
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Ace Cinema, Brixton, London, UK, November 25, 1982
01. Sonny's Burning
02. Deep In The Woods
03. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
04. 6" Gold Blade
05. Pleasure Avalanche
06. She's Hit
07. Dead Joe
08. Wild World
09. Fears Of Gun
10. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 47:42
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS: This was released as a bootleg CDR "Slum Church" released by supersonicscientists.com (SSS 053) in 2009
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Stokvishal, Arnhem, The Netherlands, January 20, 1983
01. (introduction)
02. Six Strings That Drew Blood
03. Sonny's Burning
04. She's Hit
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Pleasure Avalanche
07. Deep In The Woods (end cut due to tape flip)
08. (crowd noise)
09. Dead Joe
10. Wild World
11. Fears Of Gun
12. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
13. (crowd noise)
14. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 57:57
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Lyceum, London, UK, March 7, 1983
01. Hamlet (Pow! Pow! Pow!)
02. Pleasure Avalanche
03. Say A Spell
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Swampland
07. Fears Of Gun
08. Deep In The Woods (cut)
09. Six Strings That Drew Blood
10. Sonny's Burning
11. She's Hit (cut)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 45:27
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Traxx, Detroit, USA, March 25, 1983
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Pleasure Avalanche
03. Say A Spell
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Swampland
07. Fears Of Gun
08. She's Hit
09. Six StringsThat Drew Blood
10. Sonny's Burning
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 48:58
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
I-Beam, San Francisco, USA, March 28, 1983
01. Sonny's Burning
02. Six Strings That Drew Blood
03. Deep In The Woods
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Swampland
07. Fears Of Gun
08. She's Hit
09. Pleasure Avalanche
10. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 46:07
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
The Roxy, Los Angeles, USA, March 30, 1983
CD.1: Early show
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Pleasure Avalanche
03. Say A Spell
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Swampland
07. Fears Of Gun
08. She's Hit
09. Six Strings That Drew Blood
10. Sonny's Burning
CD.2: Late show
01. Sonny's Burning
02. Six Strings That Drew Blood
03. Deep In The Woods
04. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Swampland
07. Wild World
08. Pleasure Avalanche
09. She's Hit
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 45:51 / 46:53
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Mercury Cafe, Denver, USA, April 1, 1983
01. Sonny's Burning
02. Swampland
03. Deep In The Woods
04. Dead Joe
05. 6" Gold Blade
06. Six Strings That Drew Blood
07. Fears Of Gun
08. She's Hit
09. Pleasure Avalanche
10. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow) (cut)
11. Wild World
12. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
SOURCE: Soundboard recording
TIME: 50:45
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
First Avenue, Minneapolis, USA, April 6, 1983
01. Hamlet (Pow Pow Pow)
02. The Six Strings That Drew Blood
03. Deep In The Woods
04. Dead Joe
05. Swampland
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Wild World
08. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
09. Sonny's Burning
10. She's Hit
11. 6" Gold Blade
12. Pleasure Avalanche
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 57:25
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS: This is a copy of the master recording taken from the Dimeadozen bittorrent site.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA, April 10, 1983
01. Swampland
02. Sonny's Burning
03. 6" Gold Blade
04. Deep In The Woods
05. Dead Joe
06. Six Strings That Drew Blood
07. Wild World
08. Fears Of Gun
09. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
10. She's Hit
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 50:12
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS: This was the bands last ever concert in the USA
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
"Junkyard" and "Mutiny" Sessions
"Junkyard" album recording sessions, Armstrong's Audio Visual Studios, Melbourne, Australia, December 1981 - January 1982
01. Several Sins
02. The Dim Locator
03. Junkyard
04. Dead Joe
05. Big-Jesus-Trash-Can
06. 6" Gold Blade
07. She's Hit
Mutiny" EP recording sessions, Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin, Germany, April 1983
08. Jennifer's Veil
09. Mutiny In Heaven
SOURCE: Studio recording
TIME: 53:11
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, UK, April 26, 1983
01. Swampland
02. 6" Gold Blade
03. Sonny's Burning
04. Pleasure Avalanche
05. Deep In The Woods
06. Dead Joe
07. Wild World
08. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
09. Fears Of Gun
10. She's Hit
11. Jennifer's Veil
TIME: Audience recording
TIME: 56:28
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Mick Harvey (drums)
COMMENTS: This was the last concert with Mick Harvey who had announced his departure from the band earlier that month.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, May 5, 1983
01. Dead Joe
02. Deep In The Woods
03. Sonny's Burning
04. Jennifer's Veil
05. Wild World
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
08. She's Hit
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 42:57
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Des Heffner (drums)
COMMENTS: This recording is sometimes mistakenly listed as a soundboard recording.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Gladstone Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand, May 9, 1983
01. Dead Joe
02. Wild World
03. Jennifer's Veil
04. Sonny's Burning
05. She's Hit
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 34:18
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Des Heffner (drums)
COMMENTS: Deep In The Woods is missing from the start of the show. This recording is sometimes mistakenly listed as a soundboard recording.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney, Australia, May 13, 1983
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Wild World
03. Junkyard
04. Six Strings That Drew Blood
05. Deep In The Woods
06. Sonny's Burning
07. Jennifer's Veil (cut)
08. Dead Joe
09. Fears Of Gun
10. She's Hit
11. (crowd noise)
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 55:43
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Des Heffner (drums)
COMMENTS:
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
"God Gave Them Sex Appeal", Trade Union Club, Sydney, Australia, May 14, 1983
01. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
02. Deep In The Woods
03. Wild World
04. Sonny's Burning
05. Junkyard
06. She's Hit
NICK CAVE: "Tegen Tonen Festival", Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 28, 1987
07. "And The Ass Saw The Angel" spoken word excerpt (accompanied by taped music performed by Mick Harvey and Ed Clayton-Jones)
NICK CAVE & MICK HARVEY: VPRO Studio, Hilversum, The Netherlands, March 14, 1990
08. Sad Waters
09. City Of Refuge
10. The Good Son
11. The Mercy Seat
NICK CAVE: "In The City" Festival, Whelan's Tent, Dublin, Ireland, September 6, 1996
12. The Flesh Made Word (spoken word)
13. Green Eyes
SOURCE: Radio broadcast except for the last 2 tracks which are audience recordings
TIME: 79:55
COMMENTS: Track 7 is cut short when Cave was hit in the head with a plastic cup of beer and left the stage.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Storey Hall, Melbourne, Australia, May 20, 1983
01. Deep In The Woods
02. Jennifer's Veil
03. Junkyard
04. Six Strings That Drew Blood
05. Sonny's Burning
06. She's Hit
07. Wild World
SOURCE: Radio broadcast
TIME: 37:50
COMMENTS: This was a 3RRR FM broadcast. This version was captured from a rebroadcast on February 14, 2004
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Storey Hall, Melbourne, Australia, May 20, 1983
01. (introduction)
02. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
03. Fears Of Gun
04. Deep In The Woods
05. (break due to technical problems)
06. Dead Joe
07. Jennifer's Veil
08. Junkyard
09. Six Strings That Drew Blood
10. Sonny's Burning
11. She's Hit
12. Wild World
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 56:55
COMMENTS: The flac files of this recording were encoded by another trader from a CDR directly from the taper. There is an edit during "She's Hit" since the original tape ran out but the recording continued on the other side of the tape.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
The Venue, Melbourne, Australia, May 21, 1983
01. Junkyard
02. Sonny's Burning
03. Wild World
04. Six Strings That Drew Blood
05. Deep In The Woods
06. Fears Of Gun
07. Dead Joe
08. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
09. She's Hit
10. Jennifer's Veil
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 53:44
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Des Heffner (drums)
COMMENTS: The flac files of this recording were encoded by another trader from a CDR directly from the taper.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

 

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Seaview Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia, June 9, 1983
01. Junkyard
02. Sonny's Burning
03. Wild World
04. Six Strings That Drew Blood
05. Deep In The Woods
06. Dead Joe
07. Fears Of Gun
08. She's Hit
09. Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)
10. Jennifer's Veil
SOURCE: Audience recording
TIME: 51:23
BAND MEMBERS: Nick Cave (vocals), Rowland S. Howard (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass), Des Heffner (drums)
COMMENTS: This was the final Birthday Party concert ever. The flac files of this recording were encoded by another trader from a CDR directly from the taper.
ARTWORK AVAILABLE: No

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