For the first time, you have the opportunity to taste these creations in their rawest formats, alive and unleashed . More austere, more claustrophobic, and more haunting than the studio works, they show an impeccable encapsulation of everything the group sought to achieve in a crude version. Ruthlessly testing effective despite notorious lack of suitability, the live sets are also vital reminders that these purveyors of almost untamed sadness were human too. Recorded at various locations, A1, A5 and B2 Live at Paradiso - Amsterdam, 11/01/1980. A2 and B1 Live at Lyceum Ballroom - London, 29/02/1980. A3 and B3 Live at University Of London Union - London, 07/02/1980. A4 Live at Winter Gardens - Bournemouth, 29/02/1980. B4 Live at High Hall - Birmingham, 02/05/1979.