A CERTAIN RATIO

 

Albums recorded by A Certain Ratio, including release dates and UK & US
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

The Graveyard And The Ballroom

01/80

2

To Each

05/81

3

Sextet

01/82

4

I'd Like To See You Again

10/82

5

The Old And The New [compilation]

01/86

6

Force

11/86

7

Live In America

02/87

8

Good Together

09/89

9

MCR

07/90

10

Up In Downsville

10/92

11

Looking For A Certain Ratio... [Remixes]

08/94

12

Change The Station

01/97

13

Early: A Definitive Anthology Of ACR Recordings From 1978-85

04/02

14

Live In Groningen 26.10.1980

09/05

15

Mind Made Up

11/08


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1) THE GRAVEYARD AND THE BALLROOM

 
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Side 1 - The Graveyard
Do The Du
Faceless
Crippled Child
Choir
Flight
I Fail
Strain

Side 2 - The Ballroom
All Night Party [live]
Oceans [live]
The Choir [live]
The Fox [live]
I Fail [live]
Flight [live]
Genotype-Phenotype [live]

Cassette Issue


CD Issue




Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Peter Terrell
Simon Topping

Producer:

Drums
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Vocals

Martin Hannett

 

Tracks 8-14: recorded live at The Electric Ballroom, London, England on 26 October 1979, opening for Joy Division. Originally cassette only.

2) TO EACH

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Felch
My Spirit
Forced Laugh
Choir
Back To The Start

The Fox
Loss
Oceans
Winter Hill






Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Peter Terrell
Simon Topping

Producer:

Drums
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Vocals

A Certain Ratio, Martin Hannett

3) SEXTET

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Lucinda
Crystal
Gum
Knife Slits Water

Skipscada
Day One
Rub Down
Rialto
Below The Canal






Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Peter Terrell
Martha Tilson
Simon Topping

Producer:

Drums
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Vocals
Vocals

A Certain Ratio

4) I'D LIKE TO SEE YOU AGAIN

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Touch
Saturn
Hot Knights
I'd Like To See You Again

Show Case
Sesamo Apriti Corco Vada
Axis
Guess Who






Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Peter Terrell
Simon Topping

Producer:

Drums
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Vocals

A Certain Ratio

5) THE OLD AND THE NEW

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Flight
Do The Du
And Then Again
The Fox
Blown Away

Sounds Like Something Dirty
Life's A Scream
There's Only This
Wild Party








Producer:



A Certain Ratio (Tracks 6-9),
Martin Hannett (Tracks 1-5)

6) FORCE

 
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North
Only Together
Bootsy
Fever 103°
Naked And White

South
Mickey Way
And Then She Smiles
Take Me Down
Anthem






Tom Barnish
Andrew Connell

Corinne Drewery
Paul Harrison
Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Anthony Quigley

Producer:

Trombone (Tracks 2,5)
Piano, Vocoder, Synthesiser,
Samples
Vocals (Track 2)
Bass Programming
Drums, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Bass, Tape
Guitar, Guitar Synth, Trumpet
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone

A Certain Ratio, Stuart James

7) LIVE IN AMERICA

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Sounds Like Something Dirty
The Fox
Shack Up
Life's A Scream
Wild Party

Flight
And Then Again
Touch
Knife Slits Water
Si Fermir O Gredo

Live In America


Live America...






Producer:



 

Recorded live in America during the 1985 tour.

8) GOOD TOGETHER

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Your Blue Eyes
Your Little World
The Big E
God's Own Girl
Love Is The Way

Backs To The Wall
River's Edge
Every Pleasure
Coldest Days






Andrew Connell
Andy Diagram
Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Pauline Marsland
Martin Moscrop
Bernard Moss
Anthony Quigley
Matt Taylor

Producer:

Keyboards (Track 6)
Trumpet (Track 6)
Drums
Bass
Vocals (Track 6)
Guitar
Flute (Track 6)
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone
Saxophone (Track 6)

Bob Kraushaar (Tracks 1,5,8,9),
Julian Mendelsohn (Tracks 2,3,6,7)

9) MCR

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Spirit Dance
Won't Stop Loving You
B.T.T.W. '90
Be What You Wanna Be

Good Together
Funky Heaven
Tribeca
Repercussions Live






Andrew Connell
Denise Johnson
Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Ian Livingstone
Daniel Moscrop
Martin Moscrop
Anthony Quigley
Shaun Ryder
Bernard Sumner

Producer:

Clavinet (Track 3)
Vocals (Tracks 3-5)
Drums
Bass
Keyboards (Tracks 4,8)
Vocals (Track 7)
Guitar
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone
Vocals (Track 5)
Vocals (Track 5)

A Certain Ratio,
Julian Mendelsohn (Track 2)

10) UP IN DOWNSVILLE

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Manik
Turn Me On
Mello
Wonder Y

Up In Downsville Pt 1
27 Forever
Tekno 4 An Answer
Salvador's (Fish)
Up In Downsville Pt 2






Denise Johnson
Lorna Bailey

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals

11) LOOKING FOR A CERTAIN RATIO...

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Shack Up (Radio Edit)
Flight (Massey Mix)
The Fox (MacSilva Mix)
There's Only This (Sub Sub's Rainy City Mix)

Mickey Way (Manchester City Mix)
Touch (Primetime Mix)
Wild Party (Way Out West Mix)
Life's A Scream (Emergency Ward 10 Mix)








Producer:



Jon Dasilva, Electronic,
Martin Hannett, Graham Massey,
Tim Oliver, The Other Two,
Way Out West

12) CHANGE THE STATION

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Listen To The Sound
Some Day
Your On Your Own
Waiting For You
Yeah Boy
Sister Brother
Desire
Samba 123
Pole
Do Du Beep
Golden Balls
Funk Off
Groov(E)






Lorna Bailey
Andy Connell
Corinne Drewery
Denise Johnson
MCR Horns
Liam Mullen

Producer:

Vocals (Tracks 2,3)
Piano & Fender Rhodes (Track 6)
Vocals (Track 6)
Vocals (Tracks 1,6,7,9,12,13)
Brass (Tracks 11,12)
Keyboards (Track 3)

A Certain Ratio

13) EARLY: A DEFINITIVE ANTHOLOGY OF ACR RECORDINGS FROM 1978-85

 
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LP One
Do The Du
Flight
Waterline

Shack Up
The Fox
Blown Away
Gum

LP Two
Life’s A Scream
Skipscada
Knife Slits Water

Sounds Like Something Dirty
Touch
Saturn






 
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CD One - Early
Do The Du
Flight
Waterline
Shack Up
The Fox
Blown Away
Gum
Life’s A Scream
Skipscada
Knife Slits Water
Sounds Like Something Dirty
Touch
Saturn

CD Two - B-Sides, Rarities & Sessions
All Night Party (original 7”)
Faceless
Do The Du (John Peel session)
All Night Party (John Peel session)
Flight (John Peel session)
Choir (John Peel session)
Skipscada (John Peel session)
Felch (original NY mix)
Abracababra (12” released as Sir Horatio)
Tumba Rumba (7” B-Side)
Si Firmer O Grido (Touch Tape – Cassette only)

14) LIVE IN GRONINGEN 26.10.1980

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Felch
Oceans
And Then Again
Loss
Forced Laugh
My Spirit
Winter Hill
And Then Again
Felch






Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Peter Terrell
Simon Topping

Producer:

Drums
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Vocals

 

Tracks 1-7: recorded live at Vera, Groningen, Netherlands on 26 October 1980
Track 8: recorded live at an unknown location in May 1980
Track 9: recorded live at Hurrah, New York City, USA in September 1980.

15) MIND MADE UP

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I Feel Light
Down, Down, Down
Everything Is Good
Way To Escape
Rialto 2006
Mind Made Up
Teri
Bird To The Ground
Starlight
Which Is Reality?
Skunk
Very Busy Man
I Feel Light (Dub)






Denise Johnson
Donald Johnson
Jeremy Kerr
Martin Moscrop
Liam Mullan
Tony Quigley

Producer:

Vocals
Drums
Vocals, Bass
Guitar
Keyboards
Keyboards, Saxophone

A Certain Ratio