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Studio album by Fashion
Released 1982
Genre Post-punk, new wave, synthpop, glam rock
Label Arista
Producer Zeus B. Held
Fashion chronology
Product Perfect
Twilight of Idols
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Fabrique was Fashion's 1982 second album. It was produced by Zeus B. Held. The album included the following UK hit singles: "Streetplayer (Mechanik)" which reached No. 46 in April 1982 and "Love Shadow", which made No. 51 in August of the same year. The album itself made #10 in the charts, spending 16 weeks on the top 100. The track "Whitestuff" was featured in the television show Miami Vice's two hour season 2 opener, "Prodigal Son".

The album was re-released with additional material in 2004 as The Height Of Fashion.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Move On"
  2. "Love Shadow"
  3. "Streetplayer - Mechanik"
  4. "Dressed to Kill"
  5. "You Only Left Your Picture"
  6. "Something in Your Picture" (De Harriss/Zeus B Held)
  7. "It's Alright"
  8. "Whitestuff (Short Cut)" (De Harriss/Zeus B Held)
  9. "Do You Wanna Make Love"
  10. "Slow Blue"
  11. "Mutant Move" *
  12. "Love Shadow (Smokey Dialogue)" *
  13. "Street Mechanik" *
  14. "Do You Wanna Make Love (at – 5:00 am?)" *
  15. "You Only Left Your Picture (Reggae Reprise)" *

(Tracks marked with an asterisk (*) are bonus tracks on The Height of Fashion)

'Double Play' cassette (Arista Canada ATC6604 (c)1982) contains all the above plus:

  1. "Dressed to Kill Double Dub"
  2. "Something in Your Picture (Alternative Playback)"
  3. "Whitestuff (The Unfinished)"

All songs written by De Harriss unless noted


  • De Harriss - vocals, guitar
  • Mulligan - synthesizer, vocals
  • Marlon Recchi - bass guitar, vocals
  • Dik Davis - drums and percussion, vocals
  • Zeus B. Held—additional keyboards, engineer
  • Gina Kikoine—vox (track 2)
  • Pete Willman—base clavinet (track 2)
  • Nick Froome—mixing engineer
  • Christian Gence—engineer
  • Chris Lester—engineer
  • Jean-Pierre Massiera—engineer
  • Jean-Marc Meredith—engineer
  • Steve Robert—engineer
  • Martin Homberg—engineer
  • Paddy Eckersley—front foto
  • David Bailey—back foto
  • David Shortt—design control
  • Thomi Wroblewski—front foto tinting


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