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On October 27, 2003.

On October 27, 2003, “Action Records” label released “The Real New Fall LP (Formerly Country on the Click)”, the 23rd Fall studio album. It was recorded December 2002 – January 2003, at “Gracieland Studios” in Rochdale, and was produced by Mark E. Smith, Ben Pritchard, Jim Watts, Dave Milner, Elena Poulou, and Simon Archer.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith – lead vocals
  • Ben Pritchard – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Watts – bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, computer, backing vocals
  • Dave Milner – lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Elena Poulou – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Simon “Ding” Archer – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • S. Beswick – keyboards
  • Ed Blaney – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Green Eyed Loco-Man  – Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  2. Mountain Energei – Dave Milner, Mark E. Smith
  3. Theme From Sparta F.C. – Ben Pritchard, Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  4. Contraflow – Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  5. Last Commands of Xyralothep Via M.E.S. – Dave Milner, Mark E. Smith
  6. Open the Boxoctosis #2 – Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  7. Janet, Johnny + James – Ben Pritchard, Mark E. Smith
  8. The Past #2 – Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  9. Loop41 ‘Houston – Lee Hazlewood
  10. Mike’s Love Xexagon – Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  11. Proteinprotection – Dave Milner, Ben Pritchard, Mark E. Smith, Jim Watts
  12. Recovery Kit – Ben Pritchard, Mark E. Smith

On January 31, 1994.

On January 31, 1994, “Wiiija” label released “Hold On It Hurts”, the debut Cornershop album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Suite 16” in Rochdale,
“The Green Room” in Brighton, “Stayfree” in Leicester, “West Orange” in Preston, and was produced by John Wills, John Robb and Tjinder Singh.

Personnel:

  • Tjinder Singh– vocals, bass
  • Avtar Singh – guitar
  • Ben Ayres – vocals, guitar
  • Wallis Healey – guitar
  • Anthony “Saffs” Saffery – sitar, keyboards
  • David Chambers – drums
  • Emma Davies – keyboards
  • Alastair Dickins – clarinet
  • Raj Patel – dholki
  • Dale Shaw – vocals
  • Richard Whelan – engineering
  • Andy Green – engineering
  • Kevin Reverb– engineering
  • Rob – engineering
  • Charlie – engineering
  • Rex – engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Malcolm Maybury – front cover photo
  • Lloyd Thomas – inner sleeve art

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Tjinder Singh, all music by Tjinder Singh, Avtar Singh, Ben Ayres, Wallis Healey, Anthony “Saffs” Saffery and David Chambers.

  1. Jason Donovan/Tessa Sanderson
  2. Kalluri’s Radio
  3. Readers Wives
  4. Change
  5. Inside Rani
  6. Born Disco; Died Heavy Metal
  7. Counteraction
  8. Where D’U Get Your Information
  9. Tera Mera Pyar
  10. You Always Said My Language Would Get Me into Trouble

 

 

 

On March 26, 2001.

On March 2, 2001, “We Love You” label released “Natural History”, the debut I Am Kloot album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, at “Studio Studio” in Rochdale, “The Elbow Rooms” and “The Big House” in Manchester, and “Isle of Mull” in Inner Hebrides, and was produced by Guy Garvey.

Personnel:

  • Arnold Bramwell – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Jobson – background vocals, bass, slide guitar
  • Andy Hargreaves – drums, percussion
  • John Harold – vocals, guitar
  • Guy Garvey – backing vocals, percussion, sound effects, harmonica, wine glasses
  • Pete Turner, Craig Potter, Mark Potter, Richard Jupp – wine glasses
  • Craig Potter, Mark Potter – engineer
  • Stacey Manton – artwork

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnold Bramwell and John Bramwell.

  1. To You
  2. Morning Rain
  3. Bigger Wheels
  4. No Fear of Falling
  5. Loch
  6. Storm Warning
  7. Dark Star
  8. Stop
  9. Sunlight Hits the Snow
  10. Twist
  11. 86 TV’s
  12. Because (includes a hidden track Graffiti)

 

In January 1980.

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In January 1980, “Factory” label released “The Return of the Durutti Column”, the debut Durutti Column studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Cargo Studios” in Rochdale, UK, and was produced by Martin Hannett. The initial two thousand album copies  included a flexi-disc single with two tracks. The regular album printed sleeve for later copies was designed by Steve Horsfall.

Personnel:

  • Vini Reilly– guitar
  • Pete Crooks – bass guitar
  • Toby Toman – drums
  • Chris Nagle – engineering
  • John Brierley – engineering
  • Anthony H. Wilson– sleeve artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Vini Reilly.

  1. Sketch for Summer
  2. Requiem for a Father
  3. Katharine
  4. Conduct
  5. Beginning
  6. Jazz
  7. Sketch for Winter
  8. Collette
  9. In ‘D’

Bonus flexi-disc

  1. First Aspect of the Same Thing
  2. Second Aspect of the Same Thing

 

On October 26, 1979.

dragnet

On October 26, 1979, “Step-Forward” label released “Dragnet”, the second Fall studio album. It was recorded 2–4 August 1979, at “Cargo Studios” in Rochdale, UK, and was produced by The Fall and Grant Showbiz.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals, electric piano, kazoo, tape, co-production
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar, backing vocals, co-production
  • Marc Riley– guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, co-production
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar, electric piano, kazoo, tape, co-production
  • Mike Leigh – drums, co-production
  • Kay Carroll – backing vocals (credited as Mrs. Horace Sullivan)
  • Yvonne Pawlett – keyboards
  • Grant Showbiz– co-production
  • John Brierley – engineering
  • Oz McCormick – co-production
  • Geoff Travis, Mayo Thompson– co-production

Track listing:

  1. Psykick Dancehall – Mark E. Smith, Marc Riley
  2. A Figure Walks – Mark E. Smith
  3. Printhead – Mark E. Smith
  4. Dice Man – Mark E. Smith, Marc Riley, Craig Scanion
  5. Before the Moon Falls – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Marc Riley, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  6. Your Heart Out – The Fall
  7. Muzorewi’s Daughter – Kay Carroll, Mark E. Smith
  8. Flat of Angels – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Marc Riley, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  9. Choc-Stock – The Fall
  10. Spectre Vs Rector – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  11. Put Away – Mark E. Smith

On September 27, 1982.

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On September 27, 1982, “Kamera” label released “Room to Live” (subtitled  Undilutable Slang Truth!), the fifth Fall studio. It was recorded in 1982, at “Cargo Studios” in Rochdale, England, and was produced by Mark E. Smith, Kay O’Sullivan and John Brierley.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals, violin, guitar, tapes
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar
  • Karl Burns– bass guitar, drums, guitar, percussion
  • Paul Hanley– drums
  • Marc Riley– guitar, keyboards
  • Arthur Kadmon– guitar
  • Adrian Niman – saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Joker Hysterical Face – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Marc Riley
  2. Marquis Cha-Cha – Mark E. Smith, Karl Burns
  3. Hard Life in Country – Mark E. Smith, Arthur Kadmon
  4. Room to Live – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanion
  5. Detective Instinct – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Karl Burns
  6. Solicitor in Studio – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanion, Karl Burns
  7. Papal Visit – Mark E. Smith

On April 26, 1993.

The_Infotainment_Scan

On April 26, 1993, “Permanent” label released “The Infotainment Scan”, the fifteen Fall album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Suite 16” in Rochdale, and was produced by Rex Sergeant, Simon Rogers and Mark E. Smith.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Wolstencroft– drums
  • Dave Bush – keyboards, programming, backing vocals
  • Pascal Le Gras- cover art

Track listing:

  1. Ladybird (Green Grass) – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  2. Lost in Music – Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards
  3. Glam-Racket – Mark E.Smith, Steve Hanley, Craig Scanlon
  4. I’m Going to Spain – Steve Bent
  5. It’s a Curse – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  6. Paranoia Man in Cheap Shit Room – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  7. Service – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Craig Scanlon
  8. The League of Bald-Headed Men – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley
  9. A Past Gone Mad – Mark E. Smith, Dave Bush, Simon Wolstencroft
  10. Light / Fireworks – Mark E. Smith
  11. Why Are People Grudgeful? – Perry, Gibbs
  12. League Moon Monkey Mix – Steve Hanley, Simon Rogers, Mark E. Smith