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1982

Halfway There / A Day To Remember

Halfway There was the first single from the eagerly awaited second solo album Acting Very Strange. Halfway There was released on the 19th August 1982 reaching and like the rest …

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Halfway There – single advert

  An advert for “Halfway There” single from the album “Acting Very Strange”.

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Acting Very Strange Press Kit

An Atlantic Records press kit (therefore American) for the album Acting Very Strange.

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Press sheet – Mike Rutherford – Acting Very Strange (album) – Maxine Single – 24th August

An Atlantic Records press sheet dated 24th August 1982. Items covered: Acting Very Strange is released: Stewart Copeland, Daryl Stuermer, Peter Robinson: Pete Bellotte co – writer of MAXINE: Maxine …

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Sounds (sometime in August) – Hugh Fielder reviews AVS.

  Hugh Fielder reviews the 1982 Mike Rutherford album “Acting Very Strange”.

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Genesis – Interview – The Montreal Gazette – 28th August

Genesis are interviewed although it mainly seems to be Mike Rutherford, subjects covered are Acting Very Strange (Mikes second solo album), Abacab and the Encore tour of 1982.

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Acting Very Strange

Tracks 1. “Acting Very Strange” (Rutherford) 4:58 2. “A Day to Remember” (Rutherford) 4:59 3. “Maxine” (Rutherford, Pete Bellotte) 5:24 4. “Halfway There” (Palmer, Rutherford) 4:11 5. “Who’s Fooling Who” …

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Sounds 11th Sept – Acting Very Strange advert

An Acting Very Strange advert as well as a single advert for “Halfway There”…. (Many thanks to NOV for providing the materials)

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Acting Very Strange / Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix Mix”

Acting Very Strange/ Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix mix”. Side A Acting Very Strange Side B Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix Mix” Released on WEA RecordsĀ (RUTH 1)  

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Interview – Tony Smith -10 Years with Genesis – Music and Video – 23rd October

Tony Smith Manager of Genesis / Phil Collins / Mike Rutherford / Tony Banks et al, is interviewed. Tony Smith is interviewed by Jim Evans for Music and Video, published …

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1983

Mike Rutherford explores Six Of the Best, Acting Very Strange, and much more on BBC Radio 1

Mike Rutherford as interviewed by Andy Peebles on the 21st January 1983 for BBC Radio 1. Over the 20 plus minutes they discuss many topics in a rather engaging interview. …

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Single – Mike Rutherford – Hideaway / Calypso – WEA – 3rd February

The West German release of the Mike Rutherford single Hideaway which is taken from his 1982* album Acting Very Strange. Side A Hideaway Side B Calypso (non album track) Catalogue …

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Soundmaker – 5th Feb 1983 – Mike Rutherford is interviewed by Tony Goodman

An Acting Very Strange era interview by Tony Goodman. (Thanks to NOV for providing this item)

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Hideaway / Calypso

Hideaway was the last single from the eagerly awaited second solo album Acting Very Strange, initial pressings spelt Hideaway as HIDEWAY, the version we have included here is an Italian …

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