The Fall ‎– How I Wrote 'Elastic Man'

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Rough Trade ‎– RT 048
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Produced and recorded at Cargo Studios, Rochdale.

'How I Wote Elastic Man' was voted no. 26 in 1980's, and no. 33 in 1981's, John Peel's Festive Fifty.

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout [Etched]): RTO 48-A1 A PORKY PRIME CUT EG D .GEORGE BEST KNOWS THIS. D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout [Etched; ending "K" faces upward]): RTO 48-AA-1 A PORKY PRIME CUT. EG THERE IS NO MAIL AT THE HOUSE OF CONTEMPT. K

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ericblowtorch

ericblowtorch

November 28, 2014
edited over 4 years ago
HOW I WROTE ELASTIC MAN

Sino-Matchstick Men intro, cue young drms., perc. pal in proper terrace anth. 2/4. Th. singer goes on about reading Observer (not th. Station), H. Adkins hears ‘New Thing’ & does th. Manc-hunch, natch.

1.980 out of 5ive

CITY HOBGOBLINS

Merrie goblin meets new boy Hanley at th. cowbell shoppe & opts fer th. Chinese crash. Root-spec. bass gtr. supports concerned citizen crouched under planned-obsolete Dansette. ‘The Fall are jive,’ quoth L. Kvam, C.A. ed. (prof. anti-pseud), off-record, ca. 1994.

2.3, FEH, 5ive
zorrinoel

zorrinoel

June 1, 2011
reissue in 2006 on Rough Trade with original catalogue number