European Sun

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European Sun: Archive Collection (1982 - 1987)
Compilation album by Paul Haig
Released 1988
Recorded 1982-1987
Genre Synth Pop
Label Les Disques Du Crepuscule
Producer Paul Haig
Paul Haig chronology
The Warp Of Pure Fun
(1986)
European Sun
(1988)
Chain
(1989)

European Sun is a compilation of rare and unreleased tracks by former Josef K vocalist, Paul Haig. The album was released in 1988 on Belgian independent label Les Disques Du Crepuscule.

Interspersed between the rare a-sides and b-sides are tracks from Haig’s unreleased album, shelved by Island Records in 1985. Several tracks recorded during the Island sessions did, however, appear on the 1986 album The Warp Of Pure Fun.

Also included is the unreleased collaboration with Sheffield’s Cabaret Voltaire and a home demo, "Psycho San Jose".

In 2004, LTM released another compilation of rare material, Then Again; this duplicated several tracks from European Sun.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Running Away
  2. Chance
  3. Justice
  4. Swinging For You
  5. Shining Hour
  6. Blue For You
  7. Ghost Rider
  8. Torchomatic
  9. Endless Song
  10. Closer Now
  11. Dangerous Life
  12. The Executioner
  13. Psycho San Jose
  14. On This Night Of Decision
  15. World Raw