A Certain Ratio

Formed 1977.
A Certain Ratio


A Certain Ratio are a post-punk band formed in 1977 in Manchester, England. While originally part of the punk rock movement, they soon added funk and dance elements to their sound. They are sometimes referred to as "post punk funk". The band's name is taken from the lyrics of Brian Eno's song "The True Wheel" from the album Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy).

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Mind Made Up

    Mind Made Up 2010

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    Songs which reinforce a formula, but it's ACR's very own.
  2. Review of Early

    Early 2002

    Reviewed by Matt Harvey
    A Certain Ratio were irresistibly drawn to the Samba and funk of the Americas
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