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Spectators of Life [WEAL 18087] | The Names

7" single released on the WEA International label in 1979.

WEA International – 18087

Tracklisting

A - Spectators Of Life
B1 - White Life
B2 - The Drive

Notes

Our first three songs E.P., self-produced at Alain Pierre's recording studio in Brussels. Alain let us play some of his synths and was a cool partner in getting our sometimes extreme ideas on tape. WEA distributed the EP but we were eager to work for a more adventurous label. Namely Factory... We gave the record to Rob Gretton when he was in Brussels (at the Plan K) with Joy Division. He brought it back to Manchester and had a listening with Martin Hannett and Tony Wilson. Martin loved it, Rob told us on the phone a few days later. Tony came to Brussels and we shook hands on a deal for a single soon to be recorded at Strawberry Studio, in Stockport...

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