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The Mission – II (UK 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on February 21st, 2012



Released as a double A side “Garden Of Delight”/”Like A Hurricane”. “II” was the second single released from the gothic rock band The Mission. “Garden of Delight” was originally written by Wayne Hussey and performed by The Sisters of Mercy, but after Hussey left the group and formed “The Mission UK”, he re-released the song on the album “The First Chapter”. “Like A Hurricane” is a cover of a 1977 Neil Young song and was later included on the compilation album First Chapter (a compilation of their first singles) and Ever After – Live.

This edit of “Garden Of Delight” can only be found on this single & the limited edition UK 12″. This version has not been issued on CD.

Garden Of Delight 3:26
Written-By – Adams*, Brown*, Hinkler*, Hussey*

Like A Hurricane 4:56
Written-By – Neil Young

Vinyl: near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

Label: Chapter 22 – CHAP 7
Format: Vinyl, 7″, Single
Country: UK
Released: 14 Jul 1986
Genre: Rock
Style: Goth Rock
Credits: Producer – Mission, The
Producer [Assisted By] – Colin Richardson

Recorded at The Slaughterhouse May 1986.

Find The 7″ On DISCOGS

Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Playlist Creator

All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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9 Responses to “The Mission – II (UK 7″)”

  1. AS Says:

    Excelente blog, parabens!


  2. woz Says:

    Not sure if I know these songs – will check them out! Thanks!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    If you like Sisters Of Mercy and Dead Or Alive you will like it. Let me know what you think Woz 🙂


    woz Reply:

    Garden of Delight is good. Perhaps not Tower of Strength good, but still solid. The cover of Hurricane is cool. Thanks for opening these songs up to me 🙂


  3. Mike Slade Says:

    Like hearing these old songs, can’t wait till you get the rest restored.

    Thanks for sharing them.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    I’m working on it. Unlike other blogs I don’t have my posts made up several months in advance so i am making new posts and trying to re-upload files at the same time which is very time consuming. All of the archive links for The Mission posts have been restored and 24 bit has also been added.


  4. David Says:

    Fantastic, thanks Paul! Love these old alternative gems.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    Ypu’re welcome David 🙂


  5. Jermajesty Says:

    Mucho gracio.


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