The Rites Of Mu

Apparently the KLF disliked the constant attention they got from the dance and pop music worlds: in the form of requests for PA’s, remixes etc., and the constant questions they got asked. Indeed they even refer to the ‘four handmaidens of evil: WHO WHAT WHERE and WHY’. So as Drummond…

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The Brit Awards (1992)

The story perhaps begins the previous year when the KLF were invited to perform at a concert celebrating new British music which was to be filmed to show as clips during the ’91 BRITs. The KLF’s suggestions for the nature of their performance were so outrageous (involving live elephant sacrifices),…

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So Hard (The KLF vs Pet Shop Boys)

Despite being approached by various artists during their career So Hard (The KLF vs Pet Shop Boys) is one of the very few remixes Bill and Jimmy did of other people’s tracks.

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Black on white CD front cover of "MU" by The KLF, featuring image of Bill and Jimmy wearing white robes and horns

MU

MU is a Japanese exclusive 5-track mini album. A possible remix version was listed at one point but was never finished, though rough demos of an alternate Make It Rain remix eventually appeared almost 25 years later.

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Lost Sounds Of Mu

Lost Sounds Of Mu is a fan-made 12-track compilation including various hard-to-find and vinyl-only mixes

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What Time Is Love? (Power Remix)

Exclusive Austrian release featuring remixes by German producer Jürgen Koppers.  Note that most (all?) copies are somehow mislabeled or mispressed and don’t include the Power Remix at all (GIG 666 214 being the only exception).

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Waiting For The Rights Of Mu

Waiting For The Rights [sic] Of Mu is a bootleg album issued by Echo Beach in late 1997, featuring both the soundtrack of ambient video Waiting, and The Rites Of Mu narrated by Martin Sheen (or a very good impersonator at least).

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3 a.m. Eternal (Christmas Top Of The Pops)

Mail-order only single featuring Extreme Noise Terror, combining elements of The KLF’s #1 single with trash metal guitar riffs and growled vocals. Later performed at the BRIT Awards ceremony in front of a baffled and shocked audience. Reviews Tracks & Formats KLF 5TOTP As with most limited KLF vinyl releases…

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Front cover scan of The KLF's "Justified And Ancient" single, showing the ice cream van with the last remaining copy of their "1987" LP in the rear window

Justified And Ancient (Stand By The JAMS)

The final single released by The KLF in 1991, featuring country music singer Tammy Wynette on vocals.

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America: What Time Is Love?

Beefed-up re-re-remix of their 1990 single in celebration of the 1,000th anniversary of the discovery of America by The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu. Despite being listed as a 1992 single, US releases of America: What Time Is Love? were published on Arista four months ahead of the UK release…

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