research for Fact File not included in published version:
"The spartan but melodic electronic strains ease
gently through wide open spaces, ebbing and flowing
like a cross between the extended choral electronics
of early OMD and the inspired visions of David Byrne
in his 'Catherine Wheel' or 'Bush Of Ghosts' periods
but minus the rhythm section."
riot of running water, birdsong and electronic womb
pompous and almost classical". The Face
20,000 in first year? "The classic sheep shot
of "Chill Out" had by this time seen by
20,000 lucky buyers" Record Collector
The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu - 1987 (What the Fuck
Is Going On?) (The Sound of Mu(sic), 1987)
The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu - Who Killed The JAMs?
(KLF Communications, 1988)
The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu/The KLF - Shag Times
(KLF Communications, 1988)
The KLF - The White Room (KLF Communications, 1991)
The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu / The JAMs
The K Foundation
The One World Orchestra
K2 Plant Hire
The JAMs: centre of political interest (09 November,
Nottinghamshire Labour MP Joe Ashton tabled a
motion to the Minister Of Transport in the House Of
Commons last week, expressing concern over graffiti
on the M1/M25 motorway junction, which reads "It's
Grim Up North". The Justified Ancients Of Mu
Mu's Bill Drummond and Jim Cauty categorically deny
that they are responsible for the graffiti, which
was removed late last week.
Treks To Alien Video Country
By David Zimmerman (24 January, 1992, USA Today)
music icon Tammy Wynette says appearing in a video
with top British rappers The KLF is "one of the
craziest things I've ever done in my life". For
the video, she was atop a huge platform dressed in
a skintight "turquoise mermaid outfit with a
bustier like Madonna wears. And I had this crown on.
I don't know what the meaning of that was".
Sick Gun Stunt Fails To Hit The Target
By Piers Morgan/Peter Willis/Dan Collins (13 February,
1992, The Sun)
The KLF proved to be pop's biggest wallies by 'firing'
a realistic machine gun at the star-studded audience.
Singer Bill Drummond left the stage as the band performed
their No 1 hit 3am Eternal. Drummond, 36, who was
using a crutch after damaging his knee in a fall,
then reappeared and pointed the gun at the crowd.
But his antics were met with apathy by guests who
carried on chatting. KLF did manage to cause a stir
eventually by trashing their instruments at the end
of their song. They hurled guitars across the stage,
smashed microphone stands against scenery and threw
buckets. Sadly, they won best group award jointly
with Simply Red.
they can boogie!
By ? (13 November, 1993, NME)
THE KLF's Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty released their
K Foundation/Red Army Choir collaboration 'K Cera
Cera (War Is Over If You Want It)' as a single in
Israel last week. The pair originally vowed only to
release the track once "world peace has been
achieved" but decided to make a limited issue
in celebration of the peace deal between the Israeli
government and the PLO.
on Turner Prize backfires
By Susannah Herbert (24 November, 1993, Daily Telegraph)
The artist Rachel Whiteread was voted the best - and
worst - artist of the year yesterday in two contrasting
ceremonies whose convergence at the Tate Gallery last
night bordered on farce, writes Susannah Herbert,
Arts Correspondent. The jury of the Turner Prize awarded
Ms Whiteread £20,000 for making "a very
positive contribution to the debate about the place
of art in society". But its praise was upstaged
by the antics of the K Foundation, which named her
the worst artist on the Turner Prize shortlist of
four. The K Foundation award - if it's advertising
is to be believed - is worth £40,000.
Burn £1M In Midnight Madness
By Ian McKerron (October, 1994, Daily Express)
Two pop stars are alleged to have burned £1
million cash in a bizarre ritual on a remote island.
The destruction, carried out at night in an abandoned
boathouse, came after the two KLF musicians had picked
up wads of cash from a security company. Days later,
islanders found charred £50 notes strewn across
the ground. The locals, appalled what they call The
Night Of Madness, are convinced the claims are genuine.
They have since handed almost £1,500 worth of
the money to police.