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Home > On Record - Reputation

Released in 1988

Release two years after Brian's debut solo album, Brothers, Reputation built on the sound and the feel, yet it had moved on from it's previous release.

In Germany Polydor issued an informational sheet with promotional copies of the single "Reputation". You can view it here.

  • Germany CD Polygram 835 779-2
  • UK LP Polydor POLD 5225 (835 779-1)
  • UK Cassette Polydor POLDC 5225 (835 779-2)
  • UK CD Polydor 835 779-2
Reputation album cover

All songs written by Brian Spence

Sliding Down

* Covered by Dusty Springfield
+ Covered by Michael Ball

Album Credits

All songs written by Brian Spence
Published by Clermiston Music
Produced by Stephen W. Tayler and Brian Spence

BRIAN SPENCE vocals and guitar
REG WEBB keyboards
Stephen W. Tayler recorders and sax
Laurence Archer guitar solo on "You Got The Whip"

Recorded and Mixed by Stephen W. Tayler at Farmyard, Little Chalfont, Bucks (assisted by Andrew Scarth)
Additional recording at Scrapyard, Leyton.

Hypnosis by Shirley Faruki
Photography - Richard Haughton
Design - Stylorouge

Agency Representation:
Premier Talent (North America)
Harvey Goldsmith Entertainments (UK and Europe)

Management by Kip Krones

Thanks to:
Nick Garvey, John Williams, Mark Foster, Phillippa Mitchell, Hutch and Trevor, Frankie, Pauline and John, Judy, Heidi and Rick, Derek Murphy, Karen Davies, Sean Creasey, Gordon Robb, Stuart Spence, Graham Blake and Chris Spring, Mickey Fitzsimons, Joanne Howley and Charlie Prevost.

(P) 1988 Polydor Ltd (UK) © 1988 Polydor LTD (UK)

Reputation single coverCome Back Home vinyl cover

Singles from Album

Come Back Home CD coverWithout Your Love cover

German Reputation Promotional SheetUK Press Release

I am indebted to Jan of Denmark for sending me a copy of the release from the Press Office (the image and link on the above right), which was issued in January 1989. Without these pieces of information this site would not be the site it is today. So, if you have any information about Brian which you can not find on the site please contact me about it.


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