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A Certain RatioA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_0_0
Also known asA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_1_0 ACR, Sir HoratioA Certain Ratio_cell_0_1_1
OriginA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_2_0 Flixton, Greater Manchester, EnglandA Certain Ratio_cell_0_2_1
GenresA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_3_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_0_3_1
Years activeA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_4_0 1977–presentA Certain Ratio_cell_0_4_1
LabelsA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_5_0 Factory, A&M, Rob's Records, MuteA Certain Ratio_cell_0_5_1
Associated actsA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_6_0 Swing Out Sister, Swamp Children/KalimaA Certain Ratio_cell_0_6_1
WebsiteA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_7_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_0_7_1
MembersA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_9_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_0_9_1
Past membersA Certain Ratio_header_cell_0_11_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_0_11_1

A Certain Ratio (abbreviated as ACR) are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 in Flixton, Greater Manchester by Peter Terrell (guitar, electronics) and Simon Topping (vocals, trumpet), with additional members Jez Kerr (bass, vocals), Martin Moscrop (trumpet, guitar), Donald Johnson (drums), and Martha Tilson (vocals) joining soon after. A Certain Ratio_sentence_0

Drawing heavy influence from funk as well as disco and Latin percussion, the band were among to first to debut on Tony Wilson's Factory Records in 1979 with "All Night Party," produced by Martin Hannett. A Certain Ratio_sentence_1

During ACR's early years with Factory, they scored seven Top Ten U.K. independent releases, highlighted by "Flight" and "Waterline," and released five albums beginning with The Graveyard and the Ballroom (1979). A Certain Ratio_sentence_2

Following late-'80s and early-'90s phases with major-label A&M and Rob Gretton's independent Robs Records, ACR were intermittently active. A Certain Ratio_sentence_3

They returned to the studio for the 2008 album Mind Made Up and since then have continued to perform, with their catalog recirculated through an arrangement with Mute Records. A Certain Ratio_sentence_4

ACR continued to perform into the late 2010s, and during 2017-2019 expanded, reissued, and anthologized their catalog once more, this time through Mute Records, who they continue to release new recordings through. A Certain Ratio_sentence_5

History A Certain Ratio_section_0

The Factory era A Certain Ratio_section_1

The band was formed by singer Simon Topping and guitar/electronics player Peter Terrell, who after initially performing as a duo, were soon joined by bass guitarist/vocalist Jez Kerr and then guitarist/trumpeter Martin Moscrop, the band playing without a drummer for a year. A Certain Ratio_sentence_6

The band's name is taken from the lyric of Brian Eno's song "The True Wheel" from the 1974 album Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy). A Certain Ratio_sentence_7

Their early influences included Parliament, Funkadelic, and Earth, Wind and Fire. A Certain Ratio_sentence_8

This early line-up, with a bass-heavy industrial/funk sound, recorded the group's debut single, "All Night Party", released by Factory Records in September 1979 (the label's first single artist release), with Factory label boss Tony Wilson also becoming their manager, proclaiming the band to be "the new Sex Pistols". A Certain Ratio_sentence_9

The 5,000 copies that were pressed soon sold out. A Certain Ratio_sentence_10

On 1 October 1979 the band recorded a session for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show, by which time Donald Johnson had joined the band on drums. A Certain Ratio_sentence_11

Their next release, the cassette-only compilation of demos and live tracks The Graveyard and the Ballroom, was released in January 1980. A Certain Ratio_sentence_12

Moscrop started a second band in 1980, Swamp Children (the name later changed to Kalima), that would go on to share several members with A Certain Ratio. A Certain Ratio_sentence_13

In July that year, the band's second single, a cover version of Banbarra's "Shack Up", recorded at cost of £50, was released, followed in November with "Flight" on 12", which saw their first placing on the UK Independent Chart, peaking at no. A Certain Ratio_sentence_14

7. A Certain Ratio_sentence_15

"Shack Up" got a US release in January 1981, going on to peak at no. A Certain Ratio_sentence_16

46 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, and the band expanded to a six-piece with the addition of former Occult Chemistry singer Martha Tilson, with Topping focusing on trumpet and percussion. A Certain Ratio_sentence_17

The expanded lineup recorded their debut studio album; To Each... was recorded in New Jersey with Martin Hannett producing, and released in May 1981. A Certain Ratio_sentence_18

It topped the UK Independent Chart. A Certain Ratio_sentence_19

They recorded a second Peel session in June, and finished the year with the single "Waterline", which was another top 10 indie chart hit. A Certain Ratio_sentence_20

The band's second studio album, Sextet, followed in January 1982, now incorporating elements of acid jazz. A Certain Ratio_sentence_21

funk, and latin music, and again topped the indie albums chart, also peaking at no. A Certain Ratio_sentence_22

55 on the UK Albums Chart. A Certain Ratio_sentence_23

In February 1982 they released the dub reggae single "Abracadubra" under the pseudonym 'Sir Horatio'. A Certain Ratio_sentence_24

They had further indie charting singles that year with "Guess Who?" A Certain Ratio_sentence_25

and "Knife Slits Water", and recorded a third Peel session in November, now without Tilson, but with Andy Connell added on keyboards and percussion. A Certain Ratio_sentence_26

The band's third album, I'd Like to See You Again, was also issued in November 1982, reaching no. A Certain Ratio_sentence_27

2 on the indie albums chart. A Certain Ratio_sentence_28

The band's two founding members, Topping and Terrell, left the band in late 1982. A Certain Ratio_sentence_29

Simon Topping recorded a solo single before forming T-Coy with former Quando Quango (and later M People member) Mike Pickering. A Certain Ratio_sentence_30

The band regrouped and returned in October 1983 with the single "I Need Someone Tonight" (with Carol McKenzie on vocals), another top-10 indie hit. A Certain Ratio_sentence_31

Tony Quigley (of Kalima) joined on saxophone, and the band released three singles in late 1984 and 1985, before a remixed 'best of' compilation, The Old and the New, was issued in December. A Certain Ratio_sentence_32

Connell left in 1985 to form Swing Out Sister, whose singer Corinne Drewery guested on ACR's next album, Force (1986), their last for Factory. A Certain Ratio_sentence_33

In January 1986 they performed live on Channel 4 music show The Tube. A Certain Ratio_sentence_34

1989–1997: A&M, Rob's Records, and Creation Records A Certain Ratio_section_2

New releases were sparse during the next two years. A Certain Ratio_sentence_35

Dojo Records released a 1985 live recording as Live in America in February 1987, and Italian label Materiali released the 'Greeting Four EP five months later. A Certain Ratio_sentence_36

The band signed with A&M Records in 1987, the lineup now Kerr, Moscrop, Johnson, and Quigley, the first releases for the label the singles "The Big E" and "Backs to the Wall", which preceded the album Good Together, released in September 1989. A Certain Ratio_sentence_37

A 50–minute recording of a live show from London was broadcast on British television in October. A Certain Ratio_sentence_38

They also set up their own SoundStation studio in Manchester. A Certain Ratio_sentence_39

The band's only significant chart success with A&M came with the 1990 single "Won't Stop Loving You", which peaked at no. A Certain Ratio_sentence_40

55 on the UK Singles Chart, although the first two singles also made the lower reaches of the chart. A Certain Ratio_sentence_41

The album acr:mcr followed, but the band were then dropped from the label. A Certain Ratio_sentence_42

In 1991, they signed with Rob's Records, owned by New Order manager and former Factory Records partner Rob Gretton, releasing a string of singles and the album Up in Dowsnville (1992). A Certain Ratio_sentence_43

In 1994, Creation Records began reissuing the band's albums on the Rev-Ola sub-label, and also released two EPs of remixes. A Certain Ratio_sentence_44

The band's first original material for almost three years was released in August 1996, with the live Soundstation Volume 1 EP, followed in November with the Change the Station album. A Certain Ratio_sentence_45

A second Soundstation live EP was released in March 1997, the band's last release for some time. A Certain Ratio_sentence_46

In 2002 Soul Jazz Records reissued the albums with bonus tracks (but using the same masters as the Creation editions). A Certain Ratio_sentence_47

Further re-issues and a live recording from 1980 were also made available on the LTM label. A Certain Ratio_sentence_48

2000s return A Certain Ratio_section_3

The band played occasional live shows between 2002 and 2007, and performed in the US for the first time since 1985 on 16 November 2008, headlining the Part Time Punks festival at The Echo in Los Angeles, releasing a new album Mind Made Up the same month, on French label Le Maquis. A Certain Ratio_sentence_49

They performed a headline set at the Offset Festival in London in September 2009, playing alongside fellow post-punk artists The Slits, following a one-off live performance commemorating Factory Records in Dublin, in March that year. A Certain Ratio_sentence_50

They performed at the Plan K, Molenbeek in West Brussels on 12 December 2009 as part of the event, 'A Factory Night (And Then Again)'. A Certain Ratio_sentence_51

This event also featured Section 25, The Wake, The Names and Biting Tongues. A Certain Ratio_sentence_52

Towards the end of 2009, the band announced a live appearance at a fund-raising event at Brighton's Concorde 2 venue on 7 March 2010. A Certain Ratio_sentence_53

Their 2008 album, Mind Made Up was re-issued via LTM Recordings during 2010, along with a redux version of the 1986 set, Force. A Certain Ratio_sentence_54

In May 2011, they performed on The Satellite Stage at Friends Of Mine Festival at Capesthorne Hall near Macclesfield, and were introduced by their friend Terry Christian. A Certain Ratio_sentence_55

In 2018, Mute Records began reissuing their back catalogue, they released ACR:Set, an album of mostly old tracks with two new tracks, one ("Dirty Boy") recorded with Barry Adamson and featuring a recording of Tony Wilson, and undertook a tour of the UK with dates in Ireland and Finland. A Certain Ratio_sentence_56

In November 2018 they recorded a session for Marc Riley's BBC Radio 6 Music show, performing new song "Dirty Boy", "Mickey Way", and "Flight". A Certain Ratio_sentence_57

They released a box set, a 40th anniversary retrospective named acr:box, in May 2019 and toured in support of this. A Certain Ratio_sentence_58

It consists of 53 songs providing a detailed career overview to date. A Certain Ratio_sentence_59

After collecting their past on 2019's ACR: Box collection, A Certain Ratio has released ACR Loco in September of 2020. A Certain Ratio_sentence_60

Their first album of new material in 12 years. A Certain Ratio_sentence_61

Featuring three original band members – Jez Kerr, Martin Moscrop, and Donald Johnson – along with members of the band's current live ensemble. A Certain Ratio_sentence_62

Loco finds the band in an expansive, jazzy, danceable state of mind. A Certain Ratio_sentence_63

Musically, A Certain Ratio sound far removed from their post-punk roots now, relying more on their sound's dance and funk elements. A Certain Ratio_sentence_64

In film A Certain Ratio_section_4

"Wild Party" was used in the soundtrack of the 1985 film Letter to Brezhnev. A Certain Ratio_sentence_65

"Shack Up" was used in the soundtrack of Patrice Chéreau's Intimacy (2001). A Certain Ratio_sentence_66

The band are featured in the 2002 film 24 Hour Party People where Tony Wilson (played by Steve Coogan) describes them as "having all the energy of Joy Division but better clothes". A Certain Ratio_sentence_67

Martin Moscrop was musical supervisor of the film. A Certain Ratio_sentence_68

Discography A Certain Ratio_section_5

Albums A Certain Ratio_section_6

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A Certain Ratio_table_general_1

TitleA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_0 YearA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_1 LabelA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_2 NotesA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_3 UK Independent Albums ChartA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_4 UK Albums ChartA Certain Ratio_header_cell_1_0_5
The Graveyard and the BallroomA Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_0 1979A Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_1 Factory – FACT 16A Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_2 reissued via Rev-Ola, Universal Sound and MuteA Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_1_5
To Each...A Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_0 1981A Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_1 Factory – FACT 35A Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_2 reissued via Creation and then Soul JazzA Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_3 1A Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_2_5
SextetA Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_0 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_1 Factory – FACT 55A Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_2 reissued via Creation and then Soul JazzA Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_3 1A Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_4 53A Certain Ratio_cell_1_3_5
I'd Like to See You AgainA Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_0 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_1 Factory – FACT 65A Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_2 reissued via Creation, LTM and Factory BeneluxA Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_3 2A Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_4_5
ForceA Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_0 1986A Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_1 Factory – FACT 166A Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_2 reissued via Creation and then LTM (2010)A Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_3 2A Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_5_5
Good TogetherA Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_0 1989A Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_1 A&M ACR 550A Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_2 reissued via MuteA Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_6_5
acr:mcrA Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_0 1990A Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_1 A&M 397 057-2A Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_2 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_7_5
Up In DownsvilleA Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_0 1992A Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_1 Rob's – ROB20A Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_2 reissued via LTM (2010)A Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_8_5
Change the StationA Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_0 1997A Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_1 Rob's – ROB50A Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_2 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_9_5
Mind Made UpA Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_0 2008A Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_1 Le MaquisA Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_2 reissued via LTM (2010)A Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_10_5
ACR LOCOA Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_0 2020A Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_1 Mute - STUMM454A Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_2 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_4 69A Certain Ratio_cell_1_11_5

A Certain Ratio_description_list_1

A Certain Ratio_table_general_2

TitleA Certain Ratio_header_cell_2_0_0 YearA Certain Ratio_header_cell_2_0_1 LabelA Certain Ratio_header_cell_2_0_2 NotesA Certain Ratio_header_cell_2_0_3 UK Independent

Albums ChartA Certain Ratio_header_cell_2_0_4

The Graveyard and the BallroomA Certain Ratio_cell_2_1_0 1979A Certain Ratio_cell_2_1_1 Factory – FACT 16A Certain Ratio_cell_2_1_2 Studio demos/liveA Certain Ratio_cell_2_1_3 29A Certain Ratio_cell_2_1_4
A Certain Ratio Live in AmericaA Certain Ratio_cell_2_2_0 1985A Certain Ratio_cell_2_2_1 Dojo – DOJO 47A Certain Ratio_cell_2_2_2 Live albumA Certain Ratio_cell_2_2_3 10A Certain Ratio_cell_2_2_4
The Old and the NewA Certain Ratio_cell_2_3_0 1986A Certain Ratio_cell_2_3_1 Factory – FACT 135A Certain Ratio_cell_2_3_2 Singles compilationA Certain Ratio_cell_2_3_3 3A Certain Ratio_cell_2_3_4
Looking for a Certain RatioA Certain Ratio_cell_2_4_0 1994A Certain Ratio_cell_2_4_1 Creation – CRE159BA Certain Ratio_cell_2_4_2 RemixesA Certain Ratio_cell_2_4_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_4_4
EarlyA Certain Ratio_cell_2_5_0 2002A Certain Ratio_cell_2_5_1 Soul Jazz – SJR60A Certain Ratio_cell_2_5_2 CompilationA Certain Ratio_cell_2_5_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_5_4
Live in GroningenA Certain Ratio_cell_2_6_0 2005A Certain Ratio_cell_2_6_1 LTM – LTM 2443A Certain Ratio_cell_2_6_2 Live albumA Certain Ratio_cell_2_6_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_6_4
acr:setA Certain Ratio_cell_2_7_0 2018A Certain Ratio_cell_2_7_1 Mute – (CD/)MUTEL28A Certain Ratio_cell_2_7_2 CompilationA Certain Ratio_cell_2_7_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_7_4
ACR:BOXA Certain Ratio_cell_2_8_0 2019A Certain Ratio_cell_2_8_1 Mute – ACRBOX1CDA Certain Ratio_cell_2_8_2 CompilationA Certain Ratio_cell_2_8_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_8_4
ACR:LOCOA Certain Ratio_cell_2_9_0 2020A Certain Ratio_cell_2_9_1 MuteA Certain Ratio_cell_2_9_2 Studio ReleaseA Certain Ratio_cell_2_9_3 A Certain Ratio_cell_2_9_4

Singles, EPs A Certain Ratio_section_7

A Certain Ratio_table_general_3

A-side/TitleA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_0 B-side(s)/TracksA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_1 FormatA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_2 YearA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_3 LabelA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_4 NotesA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_5 UK Singles

ChartA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_6

UK Independent

Singles ChartA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_7


Dance Club SongsA Certain Ratio_header_cell_3_0_8

"All Night Party"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_0 "The Thin Boys"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_1 7"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_2 1979A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_3 Factory – FAC 5A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_1_8
"Shack Up"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_0 "And Then Again (live)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_1 7"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_2 1980A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_3 Factory Benelux – FBN 1A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_2_8
"Flight"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_0 "Blown Away"

"And Then Again"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_2 1980A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_3 Factory – FAC 22A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_6 7A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_3_8
"Do The Du (Casse)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_0 "The Fox"

"Shack Up" "Son And Heir"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_2 1981A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_3 Factory – FACUS 4A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_4 US releaseA Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_7 46A Certain Ratio_cell_3_4_8
The DoubleA Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_1 2 x 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_2 1981A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_3 Factory – FACT 42A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_4 Italian release inc FAC 22 and FACUS 4A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_5_8
"Waterline"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_0 "Funaezekea"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_2 1981A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_3 Factory – FAC 52A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_6 10A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_6_8
"Abracadubra"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_0 "Sommadub"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_1 12”A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_2 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_3 666 – Mix 1TA Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_4 as 'Sir Horatio'A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_7_8
"Guess Who?" (Parts 1 and 2)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_2 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_3 Factory Benelux – FBN 17A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_6 23A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_8_8
"Knife Slits Water"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_0 "Tumba Rumba"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_1 7"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_2 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_3 Factory – FAC 62-7A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_6 3A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_9_8
"Knife Slits Water"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_0 "Kether Hot Knives"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_2 1982A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_3 Factory – FAC 62-12A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_10_5
"I Need Someone Tonight"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_0 "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_2 1983A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_3 Factory – FAC 72-12 (Also promo 7" FAC 72/7)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_6 8A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_11_8
"Life's A Scream"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_0 "There's Only This"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_1 7"/12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_2 1984A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_3 Factory – FAC 112/PA Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_6 6A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_12_8
"Brazilia"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_0 "Dub"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_2 1985A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_3 Factory Benelux – FBN 32A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_6 13A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_13_8
"Wild Party"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_0 "Sounds Like Something Dirty"

"Life's a Scream" (live)* "Force" (live)* "Wild Party" (live)*A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_1

12"/casA Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_2 1985A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_3 Factory – FAC 128A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_6 4A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_14_8
"Mickey Way (The Candy Bar)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_0 "Inside"

"Si Firmi O Grido"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_2 1986A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_3 Factory – FAC 168A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_6 9A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_15_8
Greetings Four EPA Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_0 "The Runner"

"Inside" "Bootsy" "Fever 103"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_2 1987A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_3 Materiali – MASO 70004A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_16_8
"Bootsy"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_0 "Inside"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_1 7"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_2 1987A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_3 Factory FAC 1667A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_4 Australasia onlyA Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_17_8
"Bootsy (Remix)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_0 "Mickey Way"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_2 1987A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_3 Factory - FAC 16612A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_4 Australasia onlyA Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_18_8
"The Big E"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_0 "Love Is the Way (instrumental)"

"Day 2"**A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_1

7"/12"/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_2 1989A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_3 A&M – ACR 514/ACRY 514/ACRCD514A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_5 96A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_19_8
"Backs to the Wall"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_0 "Backs to the Wall (Dub)"

"Be What You Wanna Be" (ACR version)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_1

7”/12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_2 1989A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_3 A&M – ACRY 517A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_5 81A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_20_8
"Your Blue Eyes"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_0 "Thin Grey Line"

"Coldest Days"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_1

7"/12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_2 1989A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_3 A&M – ACRY 534A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_21_8
"Won't Stop Loving You (Bernard Sumner version)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_0 "Repercussions" (ACR remix)

"Love Is The Way" (Instrumental)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_1

7”/12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_2 1990A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_3 A&M – ACRY 540A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_5 55A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_22_8
"Won't Stop Loving You (Bernard Sumner version)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_0 "Won't Stop Loving You (Norman Cook remix)

"Won't Stop Loving You (Cook Instrumental)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_1

7"/cas/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_2 1990A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_3 A&M – ACRY 540A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_23_8
Good Together EPA Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_0 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_2 1989A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_3 A&MA Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_24_8
"Shack Up (Machine)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_0 "Shack Up (Man)"

"Shack Up" (Norman Cook remix) "Party Up"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_2 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_3 A&M – ACRYDJ 590A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_4 Promo onlyA Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_25_8
"The Planet"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_0 "Loosen Up Your Mind"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_2 1991A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_3 Rob's – 12 ROB 2A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_26_8
"27 Forever (Bubble Bath Mix)"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_0 "27 Forever (Fix Mix)" (both remixed by Jon Dasilva)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_2 1991A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_3 Rob's – 12 ROB 5RA Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_27_8
"Mello"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_0 "Dub"

"27 Forever" (Jon Dasilva remix) "Moist Dub"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_1

12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_2 1992A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_3 Rob's – 12 ROB 6RA Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_28_8
"Turn Me On"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_0 versionsA Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_1 12”/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_2 1993A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_3 Rob's – 12 ROBS 11/CDROB11A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_29_8
"Tekno"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_0 "Tekno" (Way Out West remix)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_2 1993A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_3 Rob's – 12 ROBS 18A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_30_8
"Shack Up"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_0 3 mixes of "Shack Up"

"Life's a Scream" (Shaven not Stirred mix)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_1

12"/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_2 1994A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_3 Creation – CRE151T/CRESCD151A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_31_8
Soundstation Volume 1 EPA Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_0 "Samba 123"

"Yeah Boy" "Desire" "Funk Off"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_1

12”/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_2 1996A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_3 Rob's – 12ROB48/CDROB48A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_32_8
Soundstation Volume 2 EPA Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_0 "Samba 123" (Fila Brazilia remix)

"Yeah Boy" (Sons of Samarkand remix) "Yeah Boy" (DJ Die)A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_1

12"/CDA Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_2 1997A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_3 Rob's – 12ROB52/CDROB52A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_33_8
"Shack Up"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_0 Human League – "Being Boiled"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_1 12"A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_2 2001A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_3 Soul Jazz – SJR 57-12A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_4 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_5 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_6 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_7 A Certain Ratio_cell_3_34_8
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