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Madchester Rave On is the second EP by the Happy Mondays. It was released in November 1989 on Factory Records. The track "Hallelujah" became the band's breakthrough release, reaching the top twenty in the UK and leading to the band's first Top of the Pops appearance.

Madchester Rave On
Happy Mondays Madchester Rave On EP Cover Artwork.jpg
EP by
ReleasedNovember 1989
GenreAcid house, Madchester
LabelFactory Records
ProducerMartin Hannett
Happy Mondays chronology
Bummed
(1988)
Madchester Rave On
(1989)
Hallelujah
(1989)

Shortly afterwards, the Happy Mondays released Madchester Rave On – The Remixes, a three-track EP of club DJ remixes. In the US, three of the EP tracks and two of the subsequent remixes were compiled into the seven-track US EP Hallelujah.

Track listingEdit

Madchester Rave On E.P.

  • Limited 7"/12"/CD/Cassette
  1. "Hallelujah"
  2. "Holy Ghost"
  3. "Clap Your Hands"
  4. "Rave On"
  • 7"
  1. "Hallelujah (The MacColl Mix)"
  2. "Hallelujah (In Out Mix)"

Madchester – Rave On (Remixes)

  • CD/Cassette
  1. "Hallelujah (Club Mix)" – Mix by Paul Oakenfold and Andy Wetherall (sic) (misspelled on the tape credits)
  2. "Rave On (Club Mix)" – Mix by Paul Oakenfold and Terry Farley
  3. "Hallelujah (In Out Mix)" – Mix by Steve Lillywhite
  • 12"
  1. "Hallelujah (Club Mix)"
  2. "Rave On (Club Mix)"

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 242–243. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. ^ "Indie Hits "H"". Cherry Red Records. Archived from the original on 2001-04-09. Retrieved 2009-11-09.