Vinyl variants

Of course, the main variance here is the before and after UK back cover following the tabloid outrage over a wrongly wired plug. (It doesn't look like Scandinavia and Australia - the only other territories that PXR5 was released in - bothered to get so upset.)

UK version (1979) - uncensored back cover
UK version - censored back cover


By now, the track listings on cassettes tended not to be so brazenly monkeyed around with by record labels - with 8-tracks on the way out, there was no reason why the tape shouldn't reflect the vinyl's running order. However, the cassette inlay still had to accommodate the square vinyl artwork, with varying degrees of creativity...

UK cassette Charisma version (1979)
UK cassette Virgin version (1979)
Australian cassette version (1979)

Days Of The Underground is an in-depth primer to the music of Hawkwind in the 1970s. It also explores the ideas and concepts that fuelled the band during this period, and speaks to the crew that manned the ship.