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1985

Press kit – MM – Mike + The Mechanics – September - 1985

This is the press kit for the debut self titled album by Mike and The Mechanics, this press kit is dated September 1985. Record label is WEA International, which leads …

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Mike and the Mechanics Debut Album - 1985

Mike and the Mechanics were formed after Mike Rutherford of Genesis has released two solo albums, Mike sought to form a group were the members could be interchangeable (except him …

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Silent Running (12 Inch WEA International UK) - 1985

Catalogue Number WEA International Inc. – (U8908 T) RPM Tracks Side A Silent Running [On Dangerous Ground] (6:10) Engineer – Simon Hurrell Producer – Christopher Neil Side B I Get …

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Mike and The Mechanics press photo - 1985

  Press photo for the very first Mike and The Mechanics album in 1985.

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Postcard – MM – promoting forthcoming single – Silent Running - 1985

This is a postcard mailed out to those on a mailing list for the forthcoming Mike and the Mechanics single – Silent Running. The postcard was mailed out on the …

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1986

Single advert – MM – Silent Running – Melody Maker – 1st February - 1986

Mike and the Mechanics debut album. This is an advert for the single – Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) by Mike and the Mechanics. Published in Melody Maker on the …

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Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground / I Get The Feeling - 1986

Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) / I Get The Feeling was the first single of the newly formed Mike and The Mechanics, released on 15th February 1986 it reached number …

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All I Need Is A Miracle / You Are The One - 1986

All I Need Is A Miracle was released in the UK on the 31st May 1986, reaching the peak position of number 53 in the UK charts were it remained …

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Ticket – Curtis Hixon Center – Tampa – Florida – 6th June - 1986

Mike and The Mechanics (Debut album tour) This is a ticket for the show at The Curtis Hixon Center, in Tampa, Florida – USA on the 6th June 1986. (Many …

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Gig review – MM – Sunrise Musical Theatre – Palm Beach Post – 7th June - 1986

Mike and the Mechanics Debut album tour – 1986 This is a review of the show at The Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, Florida, USA on the 5th June 1986. This …

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Gig review – MM – Curtis Hixon Hall – Tampa Bay Times – 9th June - 1986

Mike and the Mechanics Debut Album tour – 1986 This is a review of the show at The Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida, USA on the 6th June 1986. This …

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Ticket – MM – Kiel Opera House – St Louis – 11th June - 1986

The Debut Album (Miracle) tour – 1986 This is a ticket for the show at The Kiel Opera House, St Louis, Missouri, USA on the 11th June 1986.

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Ticket – The Midland Theatre – Kansas City – 12th June - 1986

The First Mike and the Mechanics tour, named after the band and album. Ticket for the show at The Midland Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri – USA on the 12th …

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Interview – Mike Mechanics – Musik Scene – June - 1986

Mike and the Mechanics are interviewed in Musik Scene by Tim Renner. First published in the June issue of Musik Scene in 1986. An interesting interview with the whole of …

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Ticket – MM – The Kingswood Music Theatre – Toronto – 17th June - 1986

The Debut Album tour This is a ticket for the show at The Kingswood Music Theatre, Vaughan, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 17th June 1986. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon …

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Ticket – MM – The Tower Theatre – Upper Darby – 19th June - 1986

Debut Album Tour This is a ticket for the show at The Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA on the 19th June 1986 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for …

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Gig review – MM – Syria Mosque – Pittsburgh – The Pittsburgh Press – 23rd June - 1986

Mike and The Mechanics – Debut album tour – 1986 This is a review of the show which took place on the 22nd June 1986 at The Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, …

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Ticket – MM – The Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angeles – 1st July - 1986

The Debut Album tour – 1986 This is a ticket for the show at The Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angele, California, USA on the 1st July 1986. (Many thanks to Mark …

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Ticket – Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine – 2nd July - 1986

The First Mike and the Mechanics tour, named after the band and album. A ticket for the show at The Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California on the 2nd July …

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Press Sheet – MM – Atlantic Records – Mike and The Mechanics take in the gold – 14th July - 1986

An Atlantic Records press sheet for Mike and The Mechanics, Mike and The Mechanics take in the gold, They are presented with Gold RIAA awards for sales of the first …

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Single – Hanging By A Thread / I Don’t Want To Know - 1986

Hanging By A Thread / I Don’t Want To Know was released by WEA in Germany on the 29th August 1986, this single was the third single to be released …

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