Hear A Certain Ratio’s new track, featuring Barry Adamson and Tony Wilson

"Dirty Boy" appears on their new 'best of' compilation, out October 12

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A Certain Ratio have announced the release of a new ‘best of’ compilation called acr:set on October 12.

It includes two brand new tracks, their first new music for a decade. Hear one of them, “Dirty Boy”, below. It features vocals by Barry Adamson as well as a recording of Tony Wilson preparing the band for “The Fox” recording session.


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Check out the tracklisting for acr:set below and pre-order the album here:

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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