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A Certain Ratio - Knife Slits Water


In August of 1982, A Certain Ratio released their seventh single, "Knife Slits Water". It was backed by "Tumba Rumba". The A side appeared on their third album, Sextet. The B side was a non-LP track but was added as a bonus track to their fourth album, I'd Like To See You Again, as was the 12 inch version of the A side. The Manchester, England post-punk band, who recorded for the legendary Factory Records, still records and performs.

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Anonymous said...

I've got 17 August 1982 for the actual release date of this single.

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