1/30/2018

A Certain Ratio Announce Next Phase of Reissues Campaign

A CERTAIN RATIO

ANNOUNCE NEXT PHASE OF REISSUES CAMPAIGN

AVAILABLE APRIL 27 ON MUTE
Photo: Paul Husband
A Certain Ratio announce details of the next phase of their reissues campaign with Mute. On April 27, Mute will release acr:mcrI’d Like To See You AgainGood Together and Up In Downsville.

The reissues are part of the ongoing collaboration with Mute that started with The Graveyard And The BallroomTo Each and Force. The forthcoming releases, including the long out-of-print albums acr:mcrand Good Together will be followed by Sextet, Mind Made Up, Change The Station and a new compilation with recently recorded tracks. Additionally, various box sets will include rare and previously unreleased material. The entire campaign is set to run over the next three years.

Listen to “Be What You Wanna Be” from acr:mcr here.

Purchase the A Certain Ratio reissues here.

A Certain Ratio (Jez Kerr, Donald Johnson, Martin Moscrop, Denise Johnson, Tony Quigley and Liam Mullan) will embark on a UK tour in the spring, following last year’s incredible sold out hometown performance in Manchester. The tour kicks off on March 16 in Newcastle. Full details below.
A Certain Ratio embraced the ethic and culture of the late seventies post-punk explosion, but sounded like nothing else around them and refused to fit in. Formed in 1978, the band had various members throughout their career and a core line-up comprised of Jez Kerr, Martin Moscrop and Donald Johnson.

Hailed universally as pioneers of what became known as “punk funk” thanks to the success of “Shack Up” on both sides of the Atlantic, their sound is not easily pigeon-holed and their influence can never be understated. The band introduced the avant-garde elements of funk, jazz, electronics, tape loops and technology to the pop song, wrapping it in a post punk aesthetic.

They have gone on to influence generations of musicians - from Talking Heads, LCD Soundsystem, Happy Mondays, Franz Ferdinand, ESG, Factory Floor and Andrew Weatherall, who will appear at the band’s sold out Hebden Bridge performance in May.

A Certain Ratio recently collaborated with the designer Ian Jackman Read to create a limited edition print and postcard set illustrating all of their album releases in the form of butterflies. The limited edition print and postcard book are available here.

For a look inside the band’s early days, watch the inspiring short film Tribeca, directed by Michael Shamberg, here.

A CERTAIN RATIO UK TOUR
March 16 – Newcastle, England – Hoochie Coochie
March 17 – Glasgow, Scotland – Stereo
March 24 – Bristol, England – Fiddlers Club w/ Sink Ya Teeth
March 25 – Brighton, England – The Haunt w/ Sink Ya Teeth
April 21 – London, England – Garage w/ Sink Ya Teeth
May 18 – Hebden Bridge, England – Trades Club w/ Andrew Weatherall (SOLD OUT)
May 25 – Leeds, England – Belgrave Music Hall
May 26 – Tameside, England – Atmosphere Festival

A Certain Ratio are supporters of Artists Against Hunger and will donate £1 for each ticket sold in 2018. For further details, please go to http://againsthunger.uk/acr

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