A Certain Ratio - Change The Station - CD

A Certain Ratio - Change The Station - CD


Catalogue Number: CDSTUMM412
Release Date: 27 July 2018

A CERTAIN RATIO have announced the final phase in their studio album reissue series. Change The Station (1997) will be released on double blue vinyl and CD.

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. Formed in 1978, the band had various members throughout their career, and a core line-up of Jez Kerr, Martin Moscrop and Donald Johnson.

Hailed universally as pioneers of what became known as “punk funk” thanks to the success of ‘Shack Up’ on both sides of the Atlantic, their sound is not easily pigeon holed 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.

  1. Listen To The Sound 
  2. Some Day 
  3. You're On Your Own 
  4. Waiting For You 
  5. Yeah Boy 
  6. Sister Brother 
  7. Desire 
  8. Samba 123 
  9. Pole 
  10. Do Du Beep 
  11. Golden Balls 
  12. Funk Off 
  13. Groove (E)