Auteur Labels: Factory Records 1987

Auteur Labels: Factory Records 1987


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At least when it came to the quality and relevance of the output from Factory, 1987 was no 1984. The liner notes to LTM's second year-specific roundup of the Manchester label's discography seem to admit as much, if without flatly stating it. There is a handful of enduring exceptions, highlighted by New Order's "True Faith" and Happy Mondays' "24 Hour Party People." Otherwise, the year was more about curiosities and one-off club flops, including a few that feature the fingerprints of label A&R chief and Hacienda DJ Mike Pickering, than classic or unjustly neglected releases. The most curious of the bunch is Meat Mouth's "Meat Mouth Is Murder" (yep), a cluttered rap 12" whose saving grace is a reference to bIG fLAME (the mightiest of the C-86 bands). Most definitely for the freakiest of the Factory freaks, exclusively so.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/13/2010
Label: Ltm
UPC: 5024545598520
catalogNumber: 2555
Rank: 175318

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Arthur Baker   Composer,Producer
Happy Mondays   Composer
New Order   Composer
Stephen Hague   Producer
Mark Kamins   Producer
Paul Kendall   Producer
John Leckie   Producer,Engineer
Nick Mainsbridge   Engineer
Mike Pickering   Producer,Remixing
Vini Reilly   Composer
Stephen Street   Producer
Bernard Sumner   Remixing
Junior Vasquez   Remixing
Chris Nagle   Producer,Engineer
Robert Racic   Remixing
Tim Oliver   Producer,Engineer
Larry Cassidy   Producer
James Nice   Liner Notes,Images
Hilegonda "Gonnie" Rietveld   Composer
Martin Lewsley   Layout
Phillip Pennington   Cover Design
Noël Taylor   Composer
Quigley   Composer
M. Pickering   Composer
Connell   Composer
Zelmat Fadela   Composer
Dave Young   Producer,Engineer
John Hood   Composer
Himat Singh   Composer
Mohammed Sahraoui   Composer

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