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The Best Of Fad Gadget
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Fad Gadget
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The Best Of Fad Gadget
Label
Mute
Catalogue Number
MUTEL7
Release Date
September 2019
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Fad Gadget, who alongside Human League, Cabaret Voltaire and The Normal, was at the forefront of the Electronic Movement of the late 70s/early 80s and is recognised as one of the most influential acts of the last twenty years. The first signing to the Mute label, Fad Gadget released his debut single, the ground breaking, Back To Nature in October 1979 (recently featured in Season 2 of Stranger Things). Recorded using a drum machine and synthesiser a string of classic singles followed including Ricky’s Hand 'Fireside Favourites’ and ‘Collapsing New People’. A truly unique artist his live shows were legendary and quickly established Fad Gadget as one of the most exciting acts of the time. This collection features tracks from Fad Gadget’s four critically acclaimed albums, Fireside Favourites (1980), Incontinent (1981), Under The Flag (1982), and Gag (1984). Tovey dropped the Fad Gadget name and recorded a further five albums for Mute under his own name throughout the ‘80s and early ‘90s. He continued to experiment with many different styles, mixing electronics with Rock, Punk, Folk and Dance Music.

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