FFRR

FFRR

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The dance music-focused imprint FFRR (Full Frequency Range Recordings) was launched in 1986 by the UK branch of London Records after that company's efforts to be a diverse, Island Records-like pop label failed to attract up-and-coming dance artists who preferred the specialization of competitors like Rhythm King and Island's 4th & Broadway imprint. London Records employee and radio DJ Pete Tong and assistant Phil Howells ran FFRR, for a time with Nick Raphael (2) as Product and later, Label Manager.

Discogs does not yet recognize the classic ffrr high-fidelity mark (normally paired with a London or Decca logo) as a distinct label or series; for releases with that branding, please only enter the label as London Records or Decca as appropriate, and mention ffrr in the release notes.

Although the company name FFRR Records Ltd. first appeared on releases in 1986, the standard London logos were used until 1987. Such releases, even if they have an old-style "ffrr" badge embedded in the London logos, should only be filed under London Records. A new logo for the dance imprint first appeared on releases in 1987. It incorporated elements of the classic "ffrr" high-fidelity marks that had been part of the Decca and London branding since the 1940s, yet it is a unique logo, with a key difference being that it normally appears by itself and contains the words Full Frequency Range Recordings (not Recording, and not American Recordings or British Recordings).

From 1990 on, the imprint was affiliated with both FFRR Records Ltd. and London Records 90 Ltd.

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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
2 PS 626/7 The Rolling Stones More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies)(2xLP, Comp) London Records, London Records, London Records 2 PS 626/7 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
1570 Salt 'N' Pepa Twist And Shout(CD, Single, Promo) FFRR 1570 France 1988 Sell This Version
1723 The Brand New Heavies Shelter(Cass, Album) FFRR 1723 Indonesia 1997 Sell This Version
2146 Orbital Special Rave(12", Maxi, Promo) FFRR 2146 France 1991 Sell This Version
5227 Various Ciel 91 !(CD, Comp, Promo) FFRR 5227 France 1991 Sell This Version
5752 Orbital Diversions(Cass, EP, Comp) FFRR 5752 UK 1994 Sell This Version
5906 Various Oh, What A Lovely War(LP, Album, Mono) London Records, FFRR 5906 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
6941 Goldie Saturnz Return(2xCD, Album, Promo) FFRR, FFRR 6941 France 1997 Sell This Version
11133 Cappella Move On Baby (Remix)(12", S/Sided, TP) FFRR 11133 US Unknown Sell This Version
31065-1 Orbital The Middle Of Nowhere(2xLP, Album) FFRR 31065-1 US 1999 Sell This Version
31065-2 Orbital The Middle Of Nowhere(CD, Album) FFRR 31065-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
31147-2 Boy George Essential Mix - Mixed By Boy George(CD, Mixed, Comp) FFRR 31147-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
31154-2 The Artful Dodger* Re-Rewind Back By Public Demand(CD, Mixed) FFRR 31154-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
31168-2 Peter Rauhofer Essential Mix(2xCD, Mixed, Comp) FFRR 31168-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
35027-2 Goldie Ring Of Saturn(CD, Album) FFRR 35027-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35029-2 Goldie Timeless(2xCD, Album, RE) FFRR 35029-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35030-2 One Dove Morning Dove White(CD, Album) FFRR 35030-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35031-2 Orbital In Sides(CD, Album + CD, Comp + RE) FFRR, Internal 35031-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35032-2 Orbital Orbital(CD, Album, RE, RP) FFRR 35032-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
35033-2 Orbital Orbital 2(CD, Album, RE) FFRR 35033-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35034-2 Orbital Snivilisation(CD, Album, RP) FFRR 35034-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
35036-2 Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat and The Communards Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat and The Communards - The Singles Collection 1984/1990(CD, Comp) London Records, FFRR 35036-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35040-2 LTJ Bukem Logical Progression(CD, Comp, RE + CD, Comp, RE, Mixed) FFRR 35040-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35041-2 Various Platinum Breakz(2xCD, Comp, RE) FFRR 35041-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
35047-2 Orbital Diversions(CD, EP, Comp, RE) FFRR 35047-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
36 260 8 Fine Young Cannibals The Finest(CD, Comp) FFRR, FFRR 36 260 8 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
40011 Mantovani And His Orchestra The Laughing Violin / The Bullfrog(7", Single) London Records 40011 US Unknown Sell This Version
40012 Mantovani And His Orchestra The Red Sombrero / Madrugado(7", Single) London Records 40012 US Unknown Sell This Version
40678 2 Orbital The Altogether(CD, Album + CD, Comp + Ltd) FFRR 40678 2 US 2001 Sell This Version
76 160 1 Jimmy Somerville The Singles Collection 1984/1990(CD, Comp, Club) FFRR 76 160 1 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
081944-3 D Mob A Little Bit Of This, A Little Bit Of That(VHS) FFRR, FFRR 081944-3 UK 1990 Sell This Version
084 666 3 Jimmy Somerville Featuring Bronski Beat And The Communards Jimmy Somerville Featuring Bronski Beat And The Communards - The Video Collection 1984 / 1990 (Comp) 084 666 3 UK 1990 Sell This Version
2 27194 Orbital The Middle Of Nowhere(CD, Album) FFRR 2 27194 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
2 27950 Various Human Traffic (Essential Selection Presents Music From The Motion Picture)(CD, Comp + CD, Mixed) FFRR 2 27950 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
2 28193 Asian Dub Foundation Rafi's Revenge(CD, Album) FFRR 2 28193 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
2 28230 Orbital Orbital(CD, Album, RE) FFRR 2 28230 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
2 29243 Maddkatt Courtship III* I Know Electrikboy(CD, Album) FFRR, Clashbackk Recordings 2 29243 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
2 40678 Orbital The Altogether(CD, Album + CD, Comp + Ltd) FFRR 2 40678 Canada 2001 Sell This Version
2 46190 Orbital Work 1989-2002(CD, Comp) FFRR 2 46190 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
2 82042 Asian Dub Foundation Community Music(CD, Album) FFRR, London Records 90 Ltd. 2 82042 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
31065-2P Orbital The Middle Of Nowhere(CD, Album, Promo) FFRR 31065-2P US 1999 Sell This Version
31167-2A Orbital The Altogether(CD, Album, Promo) FFRR 31167-2A US 2001 Sell This Version
350 001-1 Orbital Chime 350 001-1 US 1992 Sell This Version
350 001-4 Orbital Chime(Cass, Maxi) FFRR 350 001-4 US 1992 Sell This Version
456 294-2 Pierre Henry & Michel Colombier Pierre Henry & Michel Colombier - Métamorphose - Messe Pour Le Temps Présent(CD, Album) FFRR 456 294-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
488955 2 Various Electronic Battle Weapons(2xCD, Comp) Columbia 488955 2 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
510987-1 Ultramagnetic MC's Funk Your Head Up(LP, Album) FFRR, FFRR 510987-1 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
510987-4 Ultramagnetic MC's Funk Your Head Up(Cass, Album) FFRR 510987-4 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
511 962-2 Zucchero Zucchero(CD, Album) FFRR 511 962-2 UK 1991 Sell This Version
514 736-2 Various Club Flavour Volume One(CD, Comp) FFRR 514 736-2 UK 1993 Sell This Version
516 176-1 Various Now Dance (Comp) 516 176-1 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
516 387-2 Various 100% Dance Hits(CD, Comp, Mixed) Polytel 516 387-2 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
516 495-1 Various Now Dance No 3(2xLP, Comp) FFRR 516 495-1 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
516 495-2 Various Now Dance 3(CD, Comp) FFRR 516 495-2 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
516 643-1 Various Now Dance 4(2xLP, Comp) Polygram TV, FFRR 516 643-1 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
516 643-2 Various Now Dance 4(CD, Comp) Polygram TV, FFRR 516 643-2 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
516 703-2 Various Clubfffloor's Most Wanted - Volume 2(CD, Mixed) FFRR, PolyGram 516 703-2 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
516 783-1 Various Now Dance 5 (Comp) 516 783-1 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
516946-1 Various Now Dance 6(2xLP, Comp) FFRR 516946-1 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
518 857-2 Various California Dreaming(CD, Comp) Internal, FFRR 518 857-2 UK 1993 Sell This Version
524-399-1 O.C. Jewelz(2xLP, Album) Payday, FFRR 524-399-1 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
524 399-2 O.C. Jewelz(CD, Album) Payday, FFRR 524 399-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
525 151-1 Various Now Dance 7 (Comp) 525 151-1 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
525 151-2 Various Now Dance 7(CD, Comp) FFRR, Polygram TV 525 151-2 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
525 151-4 Various Now Dance 7(2xCass, Smplr) FFRR, FFRR, Polygram TV, Polygram TV 525 151-4 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
525 253-2 Various Dance Machine(2xCD, Comp) FFRR, FM Records 525 253-2 Greece 1994 Sell This Version
525460-1 Various Groovy Beat '95(LP, Comp) FFRR, Polygram TV 525460-1 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525460-1 Various Groovy Beat '95(LP, Comp, TP) FFRR 525460-1 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525460-2 Various Groovy Beat '95(CD, Comp) FFRR, Polygram TV 525460-2 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525 638-1 Various Now Dance 8 (Comp) 525 638-1 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525 638-2 Various Now Dance 8(CD, Comp) PolyGram TV, FFRR 525 638-2 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525 638-4 Various Now Dance 8(Cass, Comp) PolyGram TV, FFRR 525 638-4 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525 776-1 Various Another Trip To Raveland (Comp) 525 776-1 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525 860-2 Various Dance Zone Level 6(2xCD, Comp) PolyGram TV 525 860-2 UK 1995 Sell This Version
525990-1 Various Groovy Beat '95 Vol.2 (Comp) 525990-1 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525990-2 Various Groovy Beat '95 Vol.2(CD, Comp) FFRR 525990-2 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
525990-4 Various Groovy Beat '95 Vol.2(Cass, Comp) FFRR 525990-4 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
531 079-2 The Watts Prophets The Black Voices: On The Street In Watts(CD, Album) FFRR 531 079-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
531 080-2 The Watts Prophets Rappin' Black In A White World(CD, MiniAlbum) FFRR 531 080-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
531-101-1 Orbital The Sinner(12", TP) FFRR, PolyGram Records 531-101-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
533-738-1 Various Future Sound Of Paris(3x12", Comp) FSOP, FFRR 533-738-1 France 1996 Sell This Version
535 134-2 Various Now Dance 9(CD, Comp) Polygram TV, FFRR 535 134-2 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
535 424 2 Tong*, Mackintosh*, Emerson*, Digweed* Tong*, Mackintosh*, Emerson*, Digweed* - Essential Mix Volume Two(2xCD, Mixed, Dig) FFRR, FFRR 535 424 2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
535501-1 Various Now Dance 10(LP, Comp) FFRR 535501-1 Greece 1996 Sell This Version
535501-2 Various Now Dance 10(CD, Comp) FFRR 535501-2 Greece 1996 Sell This Version
535501-4 Various Now Dance 10(Cass, Comp) FFRR 535501-4 Greece 1996 Sell This Version
535 599-2 Various Special Brew (Comp) 535 599-2 Australasia 1996 Sell This Version
535 826-2 Tong* / Seaman* / Jules* / Carter* Tong* / Seaman* / Jules* / Carter* - Essential Mix 3(2xCD, Comp, Mixed) FFRR 535 826-2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
535 826-4 Tong* / Seaman* / Jules* / Carter* Tong* / Seaman* / Jules* / Carter* - Essential Mix 3(2xCass, Comp, Mixed) FFRR 535 826-4 UK 1996 Sell This Version
553 153-4 Pete Tong / Paul Oakenfold / Jon Carter Pete Tong / Paul Oakenfold / Jon Carter - Essential Mix 4(3xCass, Comp, Mixed) FFRR 553 153-4 UK 1996 Sell This Version
553 167-2 Various Essential Mix 4(CD) FFRR 553 167-2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
553 257-2 Various Wired - New Directions In Dance(2xCD, Comp) PolyGram TV 553 257-2 UK & Ireland 1997 Sell This Version
556 006-1 Asian Dub Foundation Rafi's Revenge(2xLP, Album) FFRR 556 006-1 UK 1998 Sell This Version
556 006-2 Asian Dub Foundation Rafi's Revenge(CD, Album) FFRR 556 006-2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
556 006-4 Asian Dub Foundation Rafi's Revenge(Cass, Album) FFRR 556 006-4 UK 1998 Sell This Version
556 019-2 DJ Skribble Traffic Jams(CD, Mixed) FFRR, Warlock Records 556 019-2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
556 025-2 Various Metalheadz Limited Edition CD Metal Box Set(2xCD, Comp + Box, Ltd) Metalheadz, FFRR 556 025-2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
556 030-2 Carl Cox Non Stop 98/01(2xCD, Mixed) FFRR 556 030-2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
556 042-2 Pete Tong Essential Selection - Summer 1998(2xCD, Mixed) FFRR 556 042-2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
556 042-4 Pete Tong Essential Selection - Summer 1998(2xCass, Mixed) FFRR 556 042-4 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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acidtektroid

acidtektroid

December 17, 2015
edited 11 months ago
ffrr is a cool label with a huge catalogue of artists from DJ Seduction, Orbital, tall paul and a shit load of others, not too sure where a release by London symphony orchestra fits in especially since it is 1949 release when this label started in the 80's!!!!
searchy

searchy

August 2, 2015
Pretty amazing that no one has left a review of possibly the most influential label of all time. FFRR has had hit releases spanning four decades now and has been responsible for some of the most influential dance music tracks of all time, spanning all genres.

Its so much harder these days to make an impact in an insanely crowded pool of labels but FFRR continues to do so, a prime example being one of the absolute best progressive house tracks of the past 10 years in Jon Hopkins remix of Coldplay's Midnight.

FFRR will take it's rightful place in history when all is said and done thanks to such an amazing amount of quality releases. We salute you Pete Tong!