A Certain Ratio Premiere “Dirty Boy” featuring Barry Adamson and Tony Wilson

Manchester’s funky post-punk heroes A Certain Ratio have shared their first new music since 2008’s Mind Made Up with the release of their video for “Dirty Boy”. The track will be included in their career spanning compilation acr:set, which will be released on coloured double vinyl, CD and digitally on October 12th, 2018.

“Dirty Boy” features the voice of the late Tony Wilson preparing the band for “The Fox” recording session, plus vocals from post-punk legend Barry Adamson.

In addition to “Dirty Boy”, the track  “Make It Happen”, which was also recorded during session at Oxygene in Manchester will be included in the set, which is comprised of  rare 7 inch and 12 inch mixes of tracks included in the band’s live set, such as the Bernard Sumner mix of “Won’t Stop Loving You”.

Sleeve notes by DJ and writer Dave Haslam. See full tracklist and tour dates below:

A CERTAIN RATIO UK TOUR

  • 7 September – Portmerion Festival No 6
  • 8 September – Birmingham Shiiine Festival
  • 15 Sept – Dublin The Sugar Club
  • 22 Sept – Helsinki Aaniwalli
  • 29 Sept – Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms
  • 24 Nov – Manchester Gorilla w/ Sink Ya Teeth
  • 1 Dec – Clitheroe The Grand

ACR:SET TRACKLISTING

  • Do The Du (Casse) (1979)
  • Wild Party – 12” version (1985)
  • Flight – 12” version (1980)
  • And Then Again – 12” version (1980)
  • Forced Laugh (1981)
  • Wonder Y (1992)
  • Mickey Way (12” version, 1986)
  • 27 Forever – 7” version (1991)
  • Won’t Stop Loving You – Bernard Sumner mix (1990)
  • Good Together – 12” version (1990)
  • Be What You Wanna Be – 12” version (1990)
  • Shack Up – 7” version (1980)
  • The Fox – US 12” version (1980)
  • Knife Slits Water – 7” version (1982)
  • Si Firmir O Grido (1986)
  • Dirty Boy Extended – featuring Barry Adamson (2018)
  • Make It Happen (2018)

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