Marian - Knockin' On Heaven's Door
A 7" vinyl bootleg from the 1980s. Because of the wrongly spelled song titles on the cover and the labels,
this bootleg is also known as Mariann - Knocking On Heaven's Door, and due to the lack of an obvious title
and the word "Staple" on the labels it is sometimes called Staple as well.
- Catalogue#: 870 03 28
- Format: 7" vinyl single
- Released: 1988 (Sweden)
|Side One||Side Two|
|A Marian||B Knockin' On Heaven's Door|
- Track A was recorded live at Kolingsburg Club, Stockholm, Sweden on May 17th, 1985.
- Track B was also recorded live but two days earlier at Mudd Club, Gothenburg, Sweden on May 15th, 1985
- More extended recordings from both these concerts are available on the bootleg LP and/or CD Opus Dei,
- which, btw, shows the same photos, same line-up and same spelling mistakes on its back cover.
- (Maybe one reason why the present 7" is also referred to as "Opus Dei Single".
- A limited edition of 300 copies
- The vinyl is black and runs at 45 r.p.m.
- Vinyl Runouts:
- - Side A stamped: 8700328-A 1 HP / etched: 2
- - Side B stamped: 8700328-B 1 HP / etched: B
- The record has white labels giving the track name, the r.p.m, the catalogue#
- and some information about the label and the production in black print
- without any mention of the band.
- Label Notes:
- - "STAPLE"
- - "Swenty Prod. Sweden 85"
- The vinyl comes in a b/w wrap-around sleeve.
- (although, the latter was not in the band when the tracks were recorded) and
- has the band name "Sisters of Mercy" printed in the top right corner.
- On the back cover is a full-page picture of Andrew Eldritch on the microphone.
- In the top right corner, The Sisters of Mercy's head and star logo is printed like a glued-in snippet.
- Below, the line-up is listed in the same manner saying:
- Andrew Eldritch - vocals;
- Wayne Hussey - guitars;
- Craig Adams - bass;
- Doktor Avalanche - maschinedrums
- Likewise, the tracks are listed in the right corner at the bottom as follows:
- Mariann (spelled wrongly with a double-n at the end)
- Knocking On Heaven's Door (ignoring the "Knockin'" abbreviation of the original song title)
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