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LTMCD 2552 Force; front cover detail
LTMCD 2552 Force; front cover detail

Release date

22 February 2010




Only Together
Naked and White
Mickey Way
And Then She Smiles
Take Me Down
Nostromo A Go-Go
Si Firmi O Grido
The Runner
Bootsy (Racic Remix)


Jeremy Kerr - Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar and Tapes
Martin Moscrop - Guitar, Guitar Synths and Trumpet
Donald Johnson - Drums and Backing Vocals
Anthony Quigley - Soprano and Tenor Saxophones
Andrew Connell - Piano, Vocoder, synthesisers and Keyboard Samples

Additional musicians

Tom Barnish - Trombone on 'Mickey Way' and 'Bootsy'
Corinne Drewery - Additional Vocals on 'Bootsy'
Paul Harrison - DX7 Bass Programmes
Derek Johnson - Additional Bass on 'Nostromo a Gogo'


All songs written and arranged by A Certain Ratio
Recorded and mixed at Yello 2 Studios, Manchester - July & August 1986
Produced by Stuart James and ACR
Engineered by Paul 'Killer' Harrison and Stuart 'Jammer' James

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Remastered and expanded CD released on LTM in 2010 featuring the an ultra rare remix of Bootsy by Robert Racic (previously only available though Factory Australasia) and The Runner, issued on a limited edition Italian EP plus the 3 bonus tracks from the original Factory FACD 166 release, Nostromo A Gogo, Inside and Si Firmi O Grido.