Ultravox ‎– The Thin Wall (12″)

The full , unadulterated version in all it’s glory. I remember playing this to death when it came out. A precursor to “Rage In Eden” it had the legendary producer Conny Plank at the controls. For me it is all about that bass sequencer and the clipped rhythm , I’d never heard anything like it before. All credit for Warren Cann for it.

The Claustrophobic drums and lead violin make the B-side a gem. The way it builds taking a good minute before the song kicks in. An icy masterpiece that might of been faded out a little earlier.



Chrysalis ‎– CHS 12 2540


A The Thin Wall 5:41
B I Never Wanted To Begin 6:18

One thought on “Ultravox ‎– The Thin Wall (12″)”

  1. Fantastic stuff – both of them, a real pinnacle. Not that Ultravox had any real lows (before 1986, at least), but this one is among their peaks. Still makes people go “what is this?!” after all these years.

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