The Fall’s Fontana years birthed three albums (Extricate, Shift-Work and Code: Selfish) that remained touchstones throughout their career.
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Taking creative risks in order to fully express herself, ‘The Fall’ forced fans and critics alike to rethink what a Norah Jones album should be.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
The album made the UK Top 10 and is now widely regarded as one of British reggae's most essential releases.
The influential alt-rock icon passed away in January after a battle with cancer.
Mark E Smith, The Fall's singer and founding member, has died in Manchester aged 60. The prolific Manchester band recently released their 32nd album
The Beatles' producer Sir George Martin's film scores and orchestral works are to be issued on a new album overseen by conductor Craig Leon
Mercury Records are releasing an exhaustive new box set on 25 August 2017, which includes the three studio albums The Fall recorded for the Fontana label
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