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This article is about the Daniel Miller song. For the Grace Jones album of the same name, see Warm Leatherette (album).
"Warm Leatherette"
B-side to "T.V.O.D." (7", 45rpm) by The Normal
Released 1 November 1978[1]
Genre Electronic Pop
Label Mute Records Mute1
Writer Daniel Miller
Producer Daniel Miller

"Warm Leatherette" is a song by Daniel Miller.

Overview

"Warm Leatherette" was released as the B-side to "T.V.O.D.", the only single by Miller's musical project The Normal. It was the very first release on his Mute Records label, and an early example of the then-burgeoning industrial music genre. The lyrics of the song reference J.G. Ballard's controversial 1973 novel Crash.[2]

Miller plays a series of sawtooth waves on a Korg 700S synthesizer on the recording. It was recorded using 2 ReVox B-77 tape machines in Daniel Miller's apartment.

The song can be heard in the 2001 British film Me Without You.

Cover versions

References

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