is pleased to resume its programme of re-issues of the work of John Foxx,
co-founder and original lead singer of Ultravox, and solo artist
City” was the first work created by Foxx and fellow Mancunian musician Louis
originally released in March 1997, following Foxx’s lengthy break from music.
Foxx describes it as “pure Urban Electronica. Analog synths, 909, 808,
stripped down, minimal and relentless – and interbred with psychedelic gene
code”. Three previously unreleased bonus tracks have been added for this
Two of this special re-issue will contain “The Omnidelic Exotour”,
recorded live by Foxx and Gordon at A Certain Ratio's Warehouse in Ancoats,
Manchester and at Metamatic Studio in 1997.
profile remains high, following his recent concert at Regent Street’s Apple
Store (introduced by the League Of Gentlemen’s Mark Gatiss) and the DNA
audiovisual exhibition at London’s Horse Hospital.
October, continuing its strand of documentaries on British music, BBC 4 will
broadcast “Synth Britannia”, a 90 minute programme which contains
substantial contributions from John Foxx. Other programmes will celebrate
also the genre.