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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

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

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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”.

Tracklist

The Graveyard
A1 Do The Du (Casse)
A2 Faceless
A3 Crippled Child
A4 Choir
A5 Flight
A6 I Feel
A7 Strain
The Ballroom
B1 All Night Party
B2 Oceans
B3 The Choir
B4 The Fox
B5 Suspect
B6 Flight
B7 Genotype/Phenotype

Companies, etc.

  • Engineered At – Graveyard Studios
  • Recorded At – Electric Ballroom
  • Published By – Mute Song

Credits

  • 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)

Notes

Side A tracks are studio demos, engineered on Graveyard Studios 4 track, Prestwich; September 15/16, 1979.
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.