a certain ratio
I'd Like To See You Again (2018 reissue)
first released in 1982, the punk-funk pioneers’ 4th refines the experimental ground they’d covered thus far, focusing more on giving these new sounds a direction and a purpose, and the results speak for themselves.
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. their sound is not easily pigeonholed 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, adding great clothes and the coolest haircuts. They have gone on to influence generations of musicians, from LCD Soundsystem, Happy Mondays, Franz Ferdinand, ESG, Factory Floor and Andrew Weatherall.
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