The Peel Sessions 1979–1981

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The Peel Sessions 1979–1981
Live album by Killing Joke
Released 2008 (2008)
Recorded 17 October 1979, 5 March 1980, and 27 April, 29 May and 16 December 1981 at BBC Radio 1 Studio D
Genre Post-punk
Label EG
Killing Joke live albums chronology
No Way Out But Forward Go!
(2001)
The Peel Sessions 1979–1981
(2008)
Live at the Forum
(2008)
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Peel Sessions 1979–1981 compilation collects the first four sessions the band Killing Joke did for the legendary BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel plus a bonus session recorded for Richard Skinner's program. Songs have been previously circulating on bootlegs, but are presented here in pristine sound quality.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pssyche" – 4:58
  2. "Wardance" – 3:45
  3. "Nuclear Boy" – 3:06
  4. "Malicious Boogie" – 2:02
    • Tracks 1-4: Peel Session recorded on October 17, 1979
  5. "Change" – 4:20
  6. "Tomorrow's World" – 4:54
  7. "Complication" – 3:22
    • Tracks 5-7: Peel Session recorded on March 5, 1980
  8. "Fall of Because" – 4:16
  9. "Tension" – 3:33
  10. "Butcher" – 4:36
    • Tracks 8-10: Peel Session recorded on April 27, 1981
  11. "Hum" – 4:44
  12. "Empire Song" – 3:24
  13. "We Have Joy" – 2:52
  14. "Chop Chop" – 4:46
    • Tracks 11-14: Peel Session recorded on December 16, 1981
  15. "Tension" – 4:13
  16. "Unspeakable" – 4:45
  17. "Exit" – 2:52
    • Tracks 15-17: Skinner Session recorded on May 29, 1981

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