Kick in the Eye

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"Kick in the Eye"
Single by Bauhaus
from the album Mask
Released March 1981
Genre Post-punk, gothic rock
Label Beggars Banquet
Bauhaus singles chronology
"Telegram Sam"
(1980)
"Kick in the Eye"
(1981)
"The Passion of Lovers"
(1981)
Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori E.P.)
EP by Bauhaus
Released February 1982
Genre Post-punk, gothic rock
Length 9:21 (7")
12:13 (12")
Label Beggars Banquet
Producer Bauhaus
EP chronology
Mask
(1981)
Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori E.P.)
(1982)
The Sky's Gone Out
(1982)

"Kick in the Eye" is a song by English gothic rock band Bauhaus. It was released in 1981 as the second and final single from their second studio album, Mask (1981) and was released the following year as an EP titled Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori E.P.).

Release[edit]

"Kick in the Eye" was released in March 1981 as the second single from the band's second studio album, Mask (1981). It reached number 59 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]

"Kick in the Eye" was released the following year in EP form, titled Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori E.P.). The EP reached number 45 in the same chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bauhaus.

7" single
  1. "Kick in the Eye"
  2. "Satori"
Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori E.P.)
7"
  1. "Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori)" – 3:29
  2. "Harry" – 2:39
  3. "Earwax" – 3:13
12"
  1. "Kick in the Eye (Searching for Satori)" – 3:31
  2. "In Fear of Dub" – 2: 52
  3. "Harry" – 2:43
  4. "Earwax" – 3:14

Note: A rare misprint of the 12" exists, including "Poison Pen" instead of "Harry". This rare 12" is only identifiable via listening, as the sleeve and vinyl are identical to the normal version.

Personnel[edit]

Bauhaus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Charts Company". Official Charts. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David, ed. (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th edition ed.). HIT Entertainment. p. 45. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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