Hall Of The Mountain Grill

Vinyl variants

As usual, the Japanese version of HOTMG came with a lyric and sleeve notes insert. Not all territories included the printed inner sleeve, with some reproducing the missing information on the back cover.

Japanese version (1974)
Australian version (1974) - back

HOTMG received the widest release of any Hawkwind record so far, including a number of South American countries, where the song titles were translated.

Argentinian version with translated title (1975) - front
Uraguayan version (1976) - back
Argentinian version label - side 1
Argentinian version label - side 2


This is the first cassette version to duplicate the actual running order of the album - we can forgive the misspelling of 'Lost Johnny' (and Lemmy's surname again).

Cassette version (1974)
German variant (1974)


However, you could always rely on the 8-track to mix things up. The running order of the UK version is the same as the album and cassette...

UK 8-track version - front
UK 8-track version - back

But the US version not only mangles the running order, it also renames the album!

US 8-track - front
US 8-track - back
8-track variant with yet another running order

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.