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Fad Gadget - Gag Album

Fad Gadget - Gag Album
Performer: Fad Gadget
Genre: Electro / Rock
Title: Gag
MP3 album size: 1155 mb
FLAC album size: 2034 mb
Style: New Wave, Electro, Experimental
Country: UK
Catalog number: CDSTUMM15
Label: Mute


1Collapsing New People
Producer – Daniel Miller
2Speak To Me3:23
3Stand Up3:30
4Ideal World
Guitar – Rowland S. Howard
Vocals – Morgan Tovey-Frost
7One Man's Meat4:06
8Ad Nauseam
Guitar – Rowland S. Howard
9The Ring3:53


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
STUMM 15Fad Gadget Gag ‎(LP, Album)MuteSTUMM 15UK1984
540074Fad Gadget Gag ‎(LP, Album)Mute, Vogue Productions540074France1984
740074Fad Gadget Gag ‎(Cass, Album)Mute, Vogue Productions740074France1984
POW 6073Fad Gadget Gag ‎(LP, Album)Powderworks, MutePOW 6073New Zealand1984
POW 6073Fad Gadget Gag ‎(LP, Album)Powderworks, MutePOW 6073Australia1984


  • ArtworkSavage Leisurecentre Productions
  • Double Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer [Bass]Dave Rogers
  • EngineerJohn Fryer (tracks: 1, 9)
  • Engineer [Tonmeister]Gareth Jones
  • Liner NotesBiba Kopf
  • Photography By [Photo]Peter Gruchot
  • Photography By [Photograph]Anton Corbijn
  • Piano, Synthesizer, Organ, Celesta, Marimba, Performer [Tuned Bottles]David Simmonds
  • ProducerFrank Tovey, Gareth Jones
  • VocalsBarbara Frost, Frank Tovey
  • Voice, ViolaJoni Sackett


Comes in a jewel case with a booklet that folds out in a full color two-sided six-panel display. 1994 or later reissue, due to the presence of SID codes in the disc matrix, the glass master job ID C8232 suggesting a 1997/1998 master.

Recorded and mixed at Hansa Tonstudios, Berlin, November 1983. (Overdubs on Ideal World and Ad Nauseam recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.)
Distributed by The Cartel and Spartan.

℗ 1984 Mute Records Limited / Fad Gadget
© 1991 Mute Records Limited / Fad Gadget

Mute Records Limited
429 Harrow Road London W10 RE


  • Barcode (Printed): 5 016025 610150
  • Matrix / Runout: C8232 CDSTUMM 15 • NIMBUS
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L123
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 2320


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mute Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fad Gadget
  • Copyright (c) – Mute Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Fad Gadget
  • Distributed By – The Cartel
  • Distributed By – Spartan
  • Recorded At – Hansa Tonstudios
  • Mixed At – Hansa Tonstudios
  • Recorded At – Blackwing Studios
  • Glass Mastered At – Nimbus – C8232



Gag is an album released in 1984 by British musician Fad Gadget. It is a combination of electronica and industrial styles, and features the German band Einstürzende Neubauten on the second track, Collapsing New People, which was also released as a single. Einstürzende Neubauten translates as Collapsing new buildings - specifically, tower blocks. Ideal World - 5:39. Collapsing New People - 4:22. Gag - Fad Gadget. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. His liveshows in the early 80s were quite wild and unique, often ending with the man injuring himself. Following the album Gag in 1984, he dropped the stage name and started recording under his real name. The release of The Best of Fad Gadget in 2001 and him supporting Depeche Mode on their Exciter Tour should have helped to revive his career as Fad Gadget, but he died April 3rd 2002 at his home in London of a heart attack at the age of 45. Album 1984 9 Songs. Fad Gadget. Electronic is the last Fad Gadget album released in 1984. The album is a combination of different musical styles. Gag Q&A. Distributed By Spartan & The Cartel Distribution Company. Mastered at CBS Studios London. Mixed At Hansa Tonstudios. Recorded At Hansa Tonstudios. Fad Gadget : Gag,альбом, рецезия, трек-лист, mp3, тексты песен. Fad Gadget was the pseudonym used by British musician, synthesizer pioneer, and performance artist Frank Tovey - an influential electronic musicNew Wave artist throughout his career- from 1979 until 1984. Tovey began his musical career after studying performance art at Leeds Polytechnic, but started recording upon his move back to his native London, UK. The songs of his early career under the pseudonym all feature synthesizers plus, sometimes, machine sounds like that of an electric razor or an electric drill. Almost all of his songs create a dark, mystical atmosphere, with Gadge read more. Phonographic Copyright p Fad Gadget. Copyright c Mute Records Ltd. Copyright c Fad Gadget. Distributed By The Cartel. Distributed By Spartan. Gag LP, Album. Powderworks , Mute. POW 6073. Fad Gadget - voice, synthesizer, tape, drum programming, noises John Fryer - engineer, noises Eric Radcliffe - guitar, bass, banjo, engineer Nick Cash - drums. Producer by Eric Radcliffe, Fad Gadget, John Fryer
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