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Studio album by Fashion
Released 1982
Genre New Romantic, new wave, synthpop
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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