Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Relax’ 12″ picture disc

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AJ Barratt: (talking about the shot of Frankie at the Camden Palace) “The record label started and there were all (these) very exciting PAs at the Camden Palace with the Frankies, all sorts of bands were signing and…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘War’ (Hidden) 12″ single

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John Stoddart: “But then I did the shoot in the T-shirts and everything, that definitely came through from ZTT, it had nothing to do with me in terms of ideas – the white out and all that.” Who’s…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Inside the Pleasuredome’ box contents

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Trevor Horn: “I’m very impressed with the product Union Square Music has come up with to celebrate the album’s anniversary. It has every element and every touch-point of the original Frankie spirit – the music, the remixes, the…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘War’ (Hidden) 12″ picture disc

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AJ Barratt: “I think there was a sense of that video being something that would really turn heads worldwide. And it did. I don’t know how many videos had been done like that, that didn’t just have the…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Two Tribes’ (Carnage) 12″ single

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Paul Morley: “I think I was using the sleeve notes in a way to talk to Trevor, often that would happen. In all the Frankie records, funnily enough, were never made until the sleeves were printed and he…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Two Tribes’ (Annihilation) 12″ single

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Was a new remix an excuse to write a new set of sleevenotes, a new chapter to the ZTT story? Paul Morley: “Well, it was wonderful for me because, I think at the time, Island records, who were…read more

The Frankie Man logo

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Did you do the Frankie logo as well? David Smart: “Yes” What was the thinking behind that? “Well he used to change too (the logo, sometimes referred to as ‘the Frankie man’), and I think generally there was…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood 'Inside The Pleasuredome' Ultra-Deluxe 30th Anniversary Box Set

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Inside The Pleasuredome’ Ultra-Deluxe Box Set

This is what the ‘Think Inside The Box’ post was about, a project I’ve been working on for the last few months but feels like I’ve been working towards for over a decade. 10 years ago I actively…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Two Tribes’ 7″ picture disc

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artist: Frankie Goes To Hollywood title: Two Tribes format: 7″ single picture disc design: XLZTT photography: Eric Watson cat. no: PZTAS 3 date: 18/06/84 art of notes: The picture disc version actually contains a different mix of the…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Two Tribes’ 7″ single

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Paul Morley: “‘Relax’ had been number one so it was quite late in the day. So I started putting together the promotional material if you like, to wind Trevor up, to motivate him, to get him to see…read more