26 November 2009Hacienda Classics Christmas Competition
All you need to do is answer this question:
In respect of the original design of the Hacienda, to which colours (e.g. Black, White, etc) do the following relate?
Entries by email please. Competition closes 10pm GMT Sunday 29 November 2009. One entry per person. The winner will be picked at random out of the proverbial Cerysmatic hat.
Post punk cult band The Names emerged in the winter of 1977-1978 as The Passengers, gathering immediate attention on the local Brussels scene. In 1979, after a series of successful gigs and a crucial step forward opening for Magazine, they recorded their first E.P. ("Spectators Of Life") and attracted the interest of prominent label Factory Records in Manchester.
Their first British studio session (at Stockport's Strawberry Studio) produced the single "Nightshift" / "I Wish I Could Speak Your Language (Fac 29). Receiving enthusiastic reviews in the UK and abroad, it marked the start of a long and fruitful collaboration with producer Martin Hannett. The album "Swimming" followed as well as more singles, including "Calcutta" and "The Astronaut".
- extract from the official website biography