The Sisters of Mercy were third on the bill (beneath Spear of Destiny and headliners Echo and the Bunnymen) at the first (and only) York Festival, held at York Racecourse. Apparently the one-day event wasn't well attended, despite having three of the country's top live draws of the time on the bill. I don't know the exact source of this recording, but I'm tempted to say it's possibly from the soundboard, as the crowd sounds distant, the sound is consistent and there's no audience intrusion or wind noise, etc. If it is soundboard, it's a few generations from the original tape, and the sound is very slightly muffled until 'Alice' which started side two of the cassette, at which point it's all very clear indeed.

01 Burn
02 Heartland
03 Marianne
04 Anaconda
05 Walkaway
06 Emma
07 A Rock and a Hard Place
08 Floorshow
09 Alice
10 Body Electric
11 Gimme Shelter
12 Sister Ray

Source: Possible soundboard
Quality: Good to very good
Encoding: 192kbps mp3
File size: 87Mb

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