Tag: A Certain Ratio

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S.O.S. Style

Breakout has got to be one of the most perfect pop records to come out of Manchester… but because Swing Out Sister didn’t gig, I had no idea…

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Jez Kerr

Last month, Jez Kerr, the lead singer and bass player of A Certain Ratio, released a new album “Numb Mouth Eat Waste” under his own name; I went…

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Wide Night

1986-87 In September 1986, about 4 months after Temperance Club started on Thursdays at the Hacienda, Dave Haslam took over the Saturday night with Dean Johnson, a soul…

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T-COY Carino

I had no idea who was behind this track when I first heard it in Manchester clubs in 1987 but I really loved it. When my brother bought…