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7” single release, UK
January 1980
VS 318

Side A: Underpass    (3.21)
Side B: Film One       (time not stated)

There was no other official release of this single.

available on Metamatic, and on the compilation albums Assembly (1982), Modern Art - The Best of John Foxx (2001), Glimmer - Best of John Foxx (2008) and Metatronic (2010).
An extended version also appears on Metatronic.

Film One:
The track is written as "Film 1" on the sleeve but as "Film One" on the label. It did not feature on Metamatic but was included on later CD re-releases of the album in 1993 (track 12), 2001 (track 11) and 2010 (disc 2, track 1). It was also used as intro music to live performances of Metamatic, as documented on the album A New Kind Of Man.

Remixes and re-issues

Underpass (Mark Reeder's Sinister Subway Mix) by Mark Reeder was issued as a bonus track on the Metatronic compilation album in 2010. This and a further two remixes by Reeder were issued as mp3 download only:

  1. Underpass (Mark Reeder's Sinister Subway Radio Remix) (4:07)
  2. Underpass (Mark Reeder's Sinister Subway Remix) (6:24)
  3. Underpass (Mark Reeder's Dark, Long And Sinister Remix) (10:05)

The remixes feature additional bass guitar played by Reeder himself. "Underpass (Mark Reeder's Sinister Subway Remix Edit)" (4:08) was issued on Reeder's 2011 5.1 DolbyDigital Surround remix DVD.

Double A side Record Store Day release
May 2013

Side A: Underpass (_UNSUBSCRIBE_ REMAKE MIX) (by Dave Clarke and Mr Jones)

Side AA: Underpass (Oh The Gilt Mix) (by John Tatlock and John Doran)
Limited edition numbered 12” vinyl only release with new sleeve artwork designed by Jonathan Barnbrook