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 Series

Lost Sounds Of Mu is a fan-made compilation series including various hard-to-find and vinyl-only mixes. Both volumes where originally available through the KLF Mailing List. Whereas the first release concentrates on original output by The KLF and some of their side projects, the second release branches out to also include…

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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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A-side label reading "A 45RPM 3 A.M. Eternal Christmas Top Of The Pops 1991 KLF 5 T.O.T.P."

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

Since they were not allowed to perform their re-recorded collaboration with Extreme Noise Terror at Top Of The Pops, The KLF released 3 a.m. Eternal (Christmas Top Of The Pops) as a limited mail-order only single in January 1992. The new version combined elements of the KLF’s #1 single with…

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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)

Justified And Ancient is the final single commercially released by The KLF in 1991, considering America: What Time Is Love? had already been released in the US a month before. Since the chorus had already appeared on 1987 it could also be considered the one the longest in the making….

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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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