As Recorded Live: A Certain Ratio

As Recorded Live, another new category for Jukebox Heart, brings you legendary live tracks. We kick off the category with A Certain Ratio, from the concert released on their cassette, “The Graveyard and The Ballroom”, released January 1980.

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Click the above arrow to hear A Certain Ratio perform All Night Party, Oceans and The Choir.

Released during Factory Records’ formative years. One side studio (Produced by Martin Hannett in September 1979) and one side live (recorded live by Jeff Hooper and Tony Wilson). The live tracks are taken from the legendary performance at the Electric Ballroom, London, October 1979, opening for Talking Heads. From an early cassette edition of this concert, originally released by Factory in a very limited edition, this has subsequently been released on CD, but the original format is a must have: a cassette housed in a transparent “evening bag”. The first 400 copies were in an orange pouch with insert. Later copies in blue, green, brown, red, and grey pouches. Collect them all for every outfit and season…