A Certain Ratio - The Graveyard and The Ballroom (1980) - New Vinyl 2017 Mute Limited Edition Reissue in Green Wallet Sleeve with Download - Electronic / Leftfield / New Wave
Mute reissue of A Certain Ratio's debut release. The Graveyard and the Ballroom shows off A Certain Ratio’s legendary mix of angular, bass-heavy post-punk. Originally released in 1980, this album has been a collectors’ item ever since it’s initial release on cassette. Produced by Martin Hannett, The Graveyard and the Ballroom contains 14 tracks: 7 demo songs from a session recorded at Graveyard Studios in September 1979 and 7 songs from a gig at the Electric Ballroom in October 1979, including early versions of future classic tracks like “Do The Du” and “Flight”.
|A1||Do The Du (Casse)|
|B1||All Night Party|
- Engineered At – Graveyard Studios
- Recorded At – Electric Ballroom
- Published By – Mute Song
- Design – Trevor Johnson
- Design [Uncredited] – Peter Saville
- Engineer – Stuart Pickering (tracks: A1 to A7)
- Mixed By – Jeff Hooper (tracks: B1 to B7), Tony Wilson (tracks: B1 to B7)
- Photography By [Back, Uncredited] – Marc Portée
- Producer – Martin Hannett (tracks: A1 to A7)
- Written-By – A Certain Ratio (tracks: B1 to B7), Johnstone (tracks: A1 to A7), Kerr (tracks: A1 to A7), Moscrop (tracks: A1 to A7), Terel (tracks: A1 to A7), Topping (tracks: A1 to A7)
Side B tracks are from concert at The Electric Ballroom, London, 26th October 1979, opening for Joy Division. Recorded from the mixing desk by Tony Wilson.