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Crime & the City Solution

Room of Lights: Limited Yellow Vinyl LP


Release Date: 7 June, 2024

Crime & the City Solution’s debut full-length album, Room of Lights, reissued on limited edition yellow vinyl, a part of a vinyl reissue series via Mute.

Following their The Dangling Man EP and Just South of Heaven mini-LP, the album was originally released in 1986 and featured the "London lineup" of Simon Bonney, former Birthday Party stalwarts Mick Harvey and Rowland S. Howard, Rowland’s bassist brother Harry Howard, and drummer Epic Soundtracks (formerly of Swell Maps and Jacobites). The album includes the remarkable ‘Six Bells Chime,’ which caught the attention of acclaimed German filmmaker Wim Wenders who invited the band to perform the song live in his 1988 masterpiece Wings of Desire. The album showcases great creativity filled with tension and marks the last release featuring Crime’s “London line-up.”


1. Right Man, Wrong Man
2. No Money, No Honey
3. Hey Sinkiller
4. Six Bells Chime
5. Adventure
6. Untouchable
7. The Brother Song
8. Her Room Of Lights (For Lisa)

Vinyl LP