This just in: goth-punk icon Peter Murphy will be touring this spring, but not behind his recent solo album Ninth. Instead, the founder and frontman of Bauhaus will perform a set of all Bauhaus material to celebrate the influential group’s 35th anniversary. The tour comes to The Trocadero on Thursday, May 9th for a 21+ show, and tickets go on sale Friday, March 8th at noon. Below, watch the music video for the Bauhaus classic “Dancing” and after the jump, watch a few other Bauhaus songs that aren’t “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” we’d like to see Murphy perform at the show.
We continue our Halloween Music Video Countdown with this classic from Bauhaus, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”. The song was the band’s first single released in August 1979 however the “video” for it wasn’t made until 1983 when it was made for the Tony Scott vampire film The Hunger (starring David Bowie, Susan Sarandon and Catherine Deneuve) with Bauhaus portraying a band in a nightclub. Below The Hunger video is a performance of the song featuring Peter Murphy from Bauhaus along with TV On The Radio and Trent Reznor.