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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
Manchester, GB
*  1977

Line-Up (2008):

MAGAZINE (photo)

Howard Devoto - voc
Noko - g
Barry Adamson - bg
Dave Formula - kb
John Doyle - ds

Former Members:

Ben Nicholson (g, 1977); John McGeoch (g,sax, 1/78-1978); Robin Simon (g, 1978-12/80); Ben Mandelson (g, 3/81-?)
Bob Dickinson (kb, 1977)
Martin Jackson (ds, 1977-78)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Real Life
produced by: John Leckie
2.Secondhand Daylight30.03.1979Virgin38
3.The Correct Use Of Soap02.05.1980Virgin28
4.Play11/1980 Virgin69
5.Magic, Murder And Weather6/1981 Virgin39
6.Songs From Under The Floorboards6/1982
7.After The Fact02.07.1982Virgin
8.Rays And Hail 1978-815/1987 Virgin
7/1990 Virgin
10.BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert8/1993 Windsong
11.Magazine: The Complete John Peel Sessions25.11.2008Caroline
12.Live & Intermittent29.09.2009Wire-Sound
13.No Thyself10/2011 Wire Sound

Barry Adamson:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Moss Side Story1988 Mute
2.Delusion1991 Mute
3.Soul Murder30.03.1992Mute
4.The Negro Inside Me
(mini LP)
produced by: Barry Adamson
6/1993 Mute
5.Oedipus Schmoedipus29.07.1996Mute51
6.As Above, So Below01.06.1998Mute
7.The Murky World Of Barry Adamson18.05.1999Mute
8.King Of Nothing Hill02.09.2002Mute
9.Stranger on the Sofa13.06.2006Central Control
10.Long Way Back Again10.07.2007Central Control
11.Back To The Cat22.04.2008Central Control
12.I Will Set You Free27.01.2012Central Control
13.Know Where to Run26.02.2016Central Control

Howard Devoto:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Jerky Versions Of The Dream
produced by: Greg Walsh/Howard Devoto
& Pete Shelley
1/2002 Cooking Vinyl

Dave Formula:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Satellite Sweetheart01.06.2010
2.The Organ of Corti17.01.2012

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Shot By Both Sides / My Mind Ain't So Open20.01.1978Virgin41
2.Touch And Go / Goldfinger21.04.1978Virgin
3.Give Me Everything / I Love You, You Big Dummy11/1978 Virgin
4.Rhythm Of Cruelty / TV Baby02.03.1979Virgin
5.A Song From Under The Floorboards / Twenty Years Ago
produced by: Martin Hannett
6.Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / The Book07.03.1980Virgin
7.Upside Down / The Light Pours Out Of Me (live)16.05.1980Virgin
8.Sweetheart Contract / Feed The Enemy (live) / Twenty Years Ago (live) / Shot By Both Sides (live)7/1980 Virgin30
9.About The Weather / In The Dark
12" + The Operative
10.Shot By Both Sides EP
(Shot By Both Sides / Goldfinger / Give Me Everything / Song From Under The Floorboards)
11.Concerts Festivals Shows & Other Special Events EP
(Happen Nearly / Every Day In The Valley / The Visitors Bureau / Can Tell You What's Going On)

Barry Adamson:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.The Man With The Golden Arm1988
2.Cinema Is King EP17.08.1992Mute
3.Movielogy EP
(Busted / The Snowball Effect / Superfly / The Man With The Golden Arm)
4.Can't Get Loose11.04.1998Mute
5.What It Means10.08.1998Mute
6.Black Amour15.04.2002Mute
7.Whispering Streets04.11.2002Mute
8.The Long Way Back Again / Look No Further16.04.2007Central Control International

Howard Devoto:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Rainy Season / Rain Forest24.06.1983Virgin97
2.Cold Imagination / Out Of Shape With Me05.09.1983Virgin

Ben Mandelson:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Body Music Mokili
& Jah Wobble

Dave Formula:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Fe Fi Fo Fink EP
(Hearts & Minds / Funkit / Little Old Money Maker / Funky Folk's Cha Cha)
& The Finks


disbanded 1981
reunited 12/2008

Barry Adamson:

appeared on the LP:

Visage: The Anvil (1982, Polydor)
Pete Shelley: XL1 (1983, Genetic)
Ethyl Meatplow: Happy Days, Sweetheart (1993, Dali)
Anita Lane: Dirty Pearl (11/93, Mute)

appeared on the SP:
12 Rounds: Business / A Pleasant Smell (8.4.96, Polydor)

produced by SP:
Nitzer Ebb: As Is EP (1991, Mute)

produced by LP:
Ethyl Meatplow: Happy Days, Sweetheart (1993, Dali)

Compilation Appearances:
"It's Business As Usual" on OST "The Beach" (14.2.00, London)
"I Wanna Be You" on Jeffrey Lee Pierce tribute LP "The Jeffrey Lee Pierce Sessions Project - The Journey is Long" (9.4.12)

Howard Devoto:

appeared on the SP:

Mansun: Closed For Business (29.9.97, Parlophone)

appeared on the LP:
This Mortal Coil: It'll End In Tears (10/84, 4AD)

Dave Formula:

appeared on the LP:

Howard Devoto: Jerky Versions Of The Dream (8/83, Virgin)

Ben Mandelson:

appeared on the LP:

Jah Wobble, The Edge & Holger Czukay: Snake Charmer (10/82, Island)

Press References:

Melody Maker
1978428.01.197822Singlessingle review
19782203.06.197817Albumsalbum review
1979803.03.197929Singlessingle review
1979803.03.197937Caught In The Actgig review
19791231.03.197922Albumsalbum review
19791812.05.197926Caught In The Actgig review
19793913.10.197912After Darkinterview
1980609.02.198023Singlessingle review
19801008.03.198023Singlessingle review
19801115.03.198010After Darkprofile
19804306.12.198016Albumsalbum review
19811802.05.198131Singlessingle review
19812305.06.19813Fast Forward
19812413.06.198123Albumsalbum review
19822626.06.19824Fast Forward
19831907.05.198323Singlessingle review
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