Crackle (also known as Crackle: The Best of Bauhaus) is a greatest hits album by English post-punk band Bauhaus. The album was released in 1998 by record label Beggars Banquet, during the band's Resurrection Tour. It includes remastered versions of some of their single hits and most popular songs.
Crackle is a considerably shorter compilation of Bauhaus' work than their previous 'best of' album 1979-1983.
A booklet accompanying the CD contains photographs, excerpts from the lyrics, credits, discography and a poem.
Release and reception
Crackle was released in 1998 by record label Beggars Banquet, during the band's Resurrection Tour.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic described it as "an excellent single-disc overview" of the group's work.
All songs written and composed by Bauhaus (Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins, David J and Peter Murphy), except as noted.
- John Dent – remastering
- Steve Webbon – coordination
- Coleman Barks – translation
- Dominic Davies – sleeve photography
- Antoine Giacomoni – sleeve portraits
- Mitch Jenkins – sleeve portraits
- Timothy O'Donnell – sleeve design
- Rumi – poetry