Fashion - Discography

Compiled by Vladimir Kruglov
Copyright (2004)
Last update on 14/04/2007.

Links that provided useful information:
David Mock`s Fashion page
Dave Connoly`s attempt at Fashion discography
Fashion at the Blitz Kids
IRS Corner entry
Trouser Press entry
An article from Wikipedia

Blog entries on Fashion:
Fashion & Alan Darby at Saltyka
«Move on (The Twelve Inches)» bootleg
Product Perfect + Bonuses

With additions and corrections please write here:

    80`s Discogs (fadingeuropeans@mail.ru)

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Fashion: Steady Eddie Steady
  [November 1978] non-album single

    SP: 1978 UK (Fashion Music; FM 001)

        A - 3.26    Steady Eddie Steady
        B - 5.11    Killing Time
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Fashion: Citinite
  [January 1979] single

    SP: 1979 UK (Fashion Music; FM 002)

        A - 5.15    Citinite
        B - 4.22    Wastelife

  [Review:
    RecordRobot.blogspot.com]
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Fashion: Product Perfect
  [September 1979] album

    LP: 1979 UK (Fashion Music; FML 001)
    LP: 1979 US (IRS; IRS SP 002)

        A - 3.51    Product Perfect
            4.12    Die in the West
            4.40    Red, Green and Gold
            3.27    Burning Down
            7.24    Medley: Big John / Hanoi Annoys Me / The Innocent
        B - 5.18    Citinite
            3.00    Don`t Touch Me, Touch Me
            5.05    Bike Boys
            3.30    Fashion
            3.35    Technofascist

  [Recording Line-up:
    Dik (Percussion, Harp, Vox, Bass on
«Technofascist»)
    Luke (Guitar, Effects, Primo Vox)
    Mulligan (Bass, Synth, Vox)
    Recorded at Grosvenor Studios, Birmingham. Produced by Fashion & Miki Cottrell.
    Art direction by Fashion Design. Photography by Nigel Van Beek for cover and Bonieventure for
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nner sleeve.]

  [Reviews:
    RateYourMusic.com
    Robertchristgau.com
    Wikipedia.org]

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Fashion: The Innocent
  [September 1979] single

    SP: 1979 US (IRS; IR 9502)

        A - 2.36    The Innocent
        B - 3.15    Red Green and Gold
            1.52    Sodium Penthatol Negative

Note: Produced by Miki Cottrell. Sleeve design by Fashion Design.
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Fashion: Silver Blades
  [March 1980] non-album single


Charts: [UK indie #29]


    SP: 1980 UK (Fashion Music; FM 003)

        A - 2.47    Silver Blades
        B - 3.39    Silver Blades (a deeper cut)
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July 1981 - A show at Birmingham`s Botanical Gardens after being signed to «Arista Records».
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Fashion: Move on
  [November 1981] single

Charts: [US club play singles #60]

    SP: 1981 UK (Arista; ARIST 440)
    SP: 1981 DE (Arista; 105.084) [promo]
    SP: 1981 FR (Vogue France; 103.885)

        A - 3.56    Move on
        B - x.xx    Mutant Move

    SP: 1982 US (Arista; AS 0702) [promo]

        A - 3.56    Move on (stereo)
        B - 3.56    Move on (mono)

    SP: 1982 US (Arista; AS 0702) [gatefold sleeve]
    SP: 1982 JP (Arista; 7 RS 37)

        A - 3.56    Move on
        B - 3.52    Streetplayer-Mechanik

    EP: 1981 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-440)

        A - 6.43    Move on (audio extra mix)
        B - 5.42    Mutant Dance Move

    EP: 1982 US (Arista; CP 719) [promo]

        A - 6.45    Move on (audio extra mix)
        B - 8.23    Streetplayer-Mechanik (mechanik version)

Note: This is a US-only promo release with blue-and-grey label in stock cover with hole, plain black
   
  
«Arista» disco jacket with custom ad sticker.

  [Review:
    RateYourMusic.com]
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Fashion: You Only Left Your Picture
  [1982] promo single

    EP: 1982 US (Arista; SP 144) [DJ/radio promo]

        A - 4.58    You Only Left Your Picture
        B - 4.15    Dressed to Kill
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Fashion: Streetplayer-Mechanik
  [February 1982] single


Charts: [UK official #46]


    SP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 456) [also issued in gold sleeve]

        A - 3.52    Streetplayer-Mechanik
        B - 4.03    Mutant Mechanik

    SP: 1982 DE (Arista; 104.271-100)

        A - 3.52    Streetplayer (Mechanik)
        B - 3.54    Move on

    EP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-456)

        A - 8.23    Streetplayer-Mechanik (audio extra)
        B - 7.13    Mutant Mix Mechanik
            2.54    Dressed to Kill (mix)
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Fashion: Fashion Fabrique
  [April 1982] album


Charts: [UK #10]


    LP: 1982 UK (Arista; ART 1185) [test pressing] [no ps, but typed tracklist & press release]
    LP: 1982 UK (Arista; SPART 1185)
    LP: 1982 JP (Arista; 25 RS-175)
    LP: 1982 NL (Arista; ARI 90004)
    LP: 1982 NZ (EMI/Arista; 6149)
    LP: 1982 YU (Jugoton/Jugodisk; LPS 1059)

        A - 3.49    Move on
            3.36    Love Shadow
            3.46    Streetplayer-Mechanik
            4.11    Dressed to Kill
            4.55    You Only Left Your Picture
        B - 3.35    Something in Your Picture
            4.32    It`s Alright
            3.04    White Stuff (short cut)
            5.55    Do You Wanna Make Love?
            4.40    Slow Blue

    LP: 1982 DE (Arista; 204.561) [with inner sleeve]
    LP: 1982 US (Arista; AL 6604) [with lyric sleeve]

        A - 3.48    Streetplayer-Mechanik
            4.57    You Only Left Your Picture
            3.52    Move on
            3.36    Something in Your Picture
            4.13    Dressed to Kill
        B - 3.40    Love Shadow
            4.33    It`s Alright
            3.06    White Stuff (short cut)
            5.54    Do You Wanna Make Love?
            4.47    Slow Blue

    MC: 1982 UK (Arista; TCART 1185)
    MC: 1982 US (Arista; ATC 6604)

        A - 3.52    Streetplayer-Mechanik
            5.01    You Only Left Your Picture
            3.56    Move on
            3.39    Something in Your Picture
            4.17    Dressed to Kill
            3.43    Love Shadow
            4.33    It`s Alright
            3.10    White Stuff (short cut)
            5.58    Do You Wanna Make Love?
            4.51    Slow Blue
        B - 5.51    Mutant Move
            4.59    Love Shadow (smokey dialogue)
            7.21    Street Mechanik
            2.54    Dressed to Kill (double dub)
            1.11    You Only Left Your Picture (reggae reprise)
            3.08    Something in Your Picture (alternative playback - half-frame)
            8.44    White Stuff (the unfinished)
            6.48    Do You Wanna Make Love (at 5.00 A.M.)?

  [Recording Line-up:
    Dik Davis (Non-acoustic/Acoustic Percussion, Vox)
    De Harriss (Electronic/Acoustic Guitars, Main Vox)
    Mulligan (Synthetique Program, Vox)
    Marlon Recchi (Bass, Vox)
    Zeus B. Held (Additional Keyboards)
    Gina Kikoine (Female Vox on
«Love Shadow»)
    Pete Willman (Bass Clavinet on
«Love Shadow»)
    All titles written by De Harriss except «Something in Your Picture» & «White Stuff» written by
De Harriss/Zeus B. Held.
    Produced and engineered by Zeus B. Held.
    Mixing engineer - Nick Froome.
    Sleeve design by Jim Phelan. Design control by David Shortt. Front photo by Paddy Eckersley.
Front photo tinting by Thomi Wroblewski. Back photo by David Bailey.]

  [Reviews & Links:
    Chartwatch.co.uk
    Connolyco.com
    Discogs.com
    RateYourMusic.com
    Wikipedia.org]
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Fashion: Something in Your Picture
  [May 1982] single

    SP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 472)
    PD: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIPD 472) [7
picture disc housed in a plastic PVC sleeve]

        A - 3.34    Something in Your Picture
        B - 3.02    Something in Your Picture (alternative playback – half-frame)

    EP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-472)
    EP: 1987 UK (Arista; PASH 1270) [reissue]

        A - 7.37    Something in Your Picture (motor drive)
        B - 7.19    Something in Your Picture (alternative playback - full frame)

   DEP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-440/12-472) [double pack]

  [1st EP:]
        A - 7.37    Something in Your Picture (motor drive)
        B - 7.19    Something in Your Picture (alternative playback - full frame)
  [2nd EP:]
        A - 6.43    Move on (audio extra mix)
        B - 5.42    Mutant Dance Move
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Fashion: Love Shadow
  [August 1982] single

Charts: [UK official #51]

    SP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 483)
    SP: 1982 DE (Arista; 104.670-100)
    SP: 1982 NZ (Arista; ATA 740)

        A - 3.43    Love Shadow
        B - x.xx    Let`s Play Dirty

    SP: 1982 US (Arista; AS 1009) [white label promo]

        A - 3.43    Love Shadow (stereo)
        B - 3.43    Love Shadow (mono)

    SP: 1982 US (Arista; AS 1009) [gatefold sleeve]

        A - 3.43    Love Shadow
        B - 4.40    Slow Blue

    EP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-483)
    EP: 1982 DE (Arista; 600.665-213) [
«super sound single»]
    EP: 1982 NZ (Arista; CLIP 150)

        A - 4.59    Love Shadow (smokey dialogue)
        B - x.xx    Let`s Play Dirty (centerfold)

    EP: 1982 US (Arista; SP 145) [promo] [cut-out gatefold sleeve]

        A - 7.11    Love Shadow
            2.54    Dressed to Kill (double dub)
        B - 8.44    White Stuff (the unfinished)
            3.08    Something in Your Picture (alternative playback - half-frame)

   DEP: 1982 UK (Arista; ARIST 12-483/12-440) [double pack]

  [1st EP:]
        A - 4.59    Love Shadow (smokey dialogue)
        B - x.xx    Let`s Play Dirty (centerfold)
  [2nd EP:]
        A - 6.43    Move on (audio extra mix)
        B - 5.42    Mutant Dance Move

  [Review:
    RateYourMusic.com]


  [Video]

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30/10/1982 - A show at Warehouse, Leeds, with a new vocalist/guitarist Troy Tate (formerly of the
Teardrop Explodes) after Dee Harris`s departure.
Troy didn`t last in the line-up, however, and in 1983 has been replaced by the guitarist/vocalist
Alan Darby (ex-Cado Belle), thus entering the last phase of Fashion`s carrier.
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Fashion: Eye Talk
  [January 1984] single

Charts: [UK official #69]

    SP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; A 4106)
    SP: 1984 ES (Epic; EPCA 4106)


        A - 3.23    Eye Talk
        B - 4.50    Slow Down

    SP: 1984 US (Epic/De Stijl; 34-04604) [double A-side promo] [factory sleeve]

        A - 3.23    Eye Talk (single version)
       AA - 3.23    Eye Talk [=album version]

    SP: 1986 UK (De Stijl; BEG 187) [reissue] [hologram ps]
    SP: 1986 JP (Epic Records; 07.5 P 302)

        A - 3.23    Eye Talk
        B - x.xx    ???

    EP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; TA 4106)
    EP: 1986 UK (De Stijl; PASH 1261) [reissue]
    EP: 1984 ES (Epic; EPCA 12.4106)

        A - 9.14    Eye Talk (mutant version)
        B - 4.50    Slow Down (single mix)
            2.42    Eye Talk (talk)
 

    EP: 1984 CA (Epic; 12 EXP 0505) [extended promo] [generic non-picture cover]

 

        A - 9.17    Eye Talk (mutant version)
        B - 3.23    Eye Talk (single version)

            2.30    Eye Talk (special LP version)

    EP: 1984 US (Epic; 49-05051) [promo] [gatefold sleeve]

        A - 9.17    Eye Talk (mutant version)
        B - 2.30    Eye Talk (talk)
            3.23    Eye Talk (single version)

  [Video]
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Fashion: Twilight of Idols
  [1984] album

Charts: [UK #69]

    LP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; EPC 25909) [ps with inner]
    LP: 1984 US (Epic; BFE 39427) [with inner and photo picture]
    LP: 1984 ZA (Epic; 2960)

        A - 3.24    Eye Talk
            4.12    Dreaming
            4.29    Trader
            3.49    Hit Girl
            4.49    You in the Night
        B - 3.36    Delirious
            4.47    (The Eye of) Hurricane
            3.41    Too Much Too Soon
            4.12    Slow Down
            5.55    Twilight of Idols

    MC: 1984 US (Epic; EPC 40-25909)

        A - 3.21    Eye Talk
            4.09    Dreaming
            4.23    Trader
            3.46    Hit Girl
            4.42    You in the Night
            3.31    Delirious
            4.28    (The Eye of) Hurricane
            3.36    Too Much Too Soon
            4.07    Slow Down
            5.51    Twilight of Idols
        B - 9.24    Eye Talk (alternative mix)
            4.03    You in the Night (instrumental)
            4.23    Charme discret / Hit Girl
            6.52    Dreaming (extended version)
            3.21    White Line Flyer (extended version)
            4.50    Hurricane (live)
            5.12    Trader (alternative mix)
            6.18    Twilight of Idols (alternative mix)

  [Recording Line-up:
    Alan Darby (Vocals, Acoustic, Electric, Synthetic Guitar)
    Dik Davies (Acoustic, Electric, Synthetic Drums)
    John Mulligan (Vocoda, Programming)
    Marlon Recchi (Bass)
    Recorded at Odyssey Studios & Marcus Studios, London, & Trigger Studios, Paris.

    Tracks written by Alan Darby except «Hit Girl» written by Darby/Mulligan, «Trader» written by
Darby/A. Robertson, «You in the Night» by Darby/F. McPadden & «Delirious» by Marlon Recchi.

    All songs performed and arranged by Fashion. Produced by Zeus B. Held.]

  [Review:
    RateYourMusic.com
    Wikipedia.org]
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Fashion: Dreaming
  [April 1984] single

    SP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; A 4327)

        A - 3.55    Dreaming
        B - 2.35    White Line Flyer

    EP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; TA 4327)

        A - 6.43    Dreaming (extended version)
        B - 3.15    White Line Flyer (extended version)
            3.20    White Line Flyer (dub) [not listed]
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31/05/1984 - A show at Colston Hall, Bristol.

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Fashion: You in the Night
  [June 1984] single

Charts: [UK official #94]

    SP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; A 4502)

        A - 3.42    You in the Night (single version)
        B - 3.57    You in the Night (instrumental)

    SP: 1984 ZA (Epic; EN 5641)

        A - 3.42    You in the Night (single version)
        B - 3.55    Dreaming

   DSP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; DA 4502) [double pack] [gatefold sleeve]

  [1st SP:]
        A - 3.43    You in the Night (single version)
        B - 3.57    You in the Night (instrumental)
  [2nd SP:]
        A - 3.22    Yamashta Theme (live)
            3.22    Hurricane (live)
        B - 6.23    White Stuff (live)

Note: This is a limited edition double pack with the second 7
consisting of tracks from the Fashion
      last tour, recorded live at the Paris Theatre, London, on 09/05/1984. Live tracks produced by

      Jeff Griffin.


    EP: 1984 UK (CBS/De Stijl; TA 4502)

        A - 3.42    You in the Night (single version)
        B - 3.57    You in the Night (instrumental)
            4.28    (The Eye of) Hurricane
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Fashion: Fashion Revives Vol. 3
  [April 1990] compilation

    LP: 1990 UK (Fashion Music; ?)


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Fashion: The Height of Fashion
  [2001] compilation

    CD: 2001 US (Cherry Red; CDMRED 193)

            3.56    Move on
            3.43    Love Shadow
            3.52    Streetplayer-Mechanik
            4.17    Dressed to Kill
            5.01    You Only Left Your Picture
            3.39    Something in Your Picture
            4.33    It`s Alright
            3.10    White Stuff (short cut)
            5.58    Do You Wanna Make Love?
            4.51    Slow Blue
            5.51    Mutant Move
            4.59    Love Shadow (smokey dialogue)
            7.21    Street Mechanik
            6.48    Do You Wanna Make Love (at 5.00 A.M.?)
            1.11    You Only Left Your Picture (reggae reprise)

Note: This is a reissue of the material from Fashion`
«Arista» era. The tracks taken from the UK/US
      cassette version of the
«Fashion Fabrique» album (1982).

  [Review:
    Cherryred.co.uk]


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