A Certain Ratio

British post punk & indie funk band formed in 1977 near Manchester. A Certain Ratio took their name from the lyrics of Brian Eno's song The True Wheel (from his album Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (1974). Their first records were released on Factory Records. Over the years there have been changes in line-up and periods of inactivity.

A Certain Ratio is a British post punk and indie funk band that was formed in 1977 near Manchester. Inspired by Brian Eno's song "The True Wheel," they adopted their unique name. Initially signed to Factory Records, they released their first records through this label. Throughout their career, the band has experienced lineup changes and periods of inactivity.

With a blend of post punk and indie funk influences, A Certain Ratio has left an indelible mark on the music scene since their formation over four decades ago. Hailing from Manchester, England, the band derived its name from a lyric found within Brian Eno's iconic track "The True Wheel." Early on, they established themselves as part of Factory Records' roster before embarking on a journey marked by shifts in personnel and intermittent hiatuses.


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