H FACTOR BIOGRAPHY
H Factor consisted of three guitarists who met during IRS's "Night Of The Guitar" project. The
"H factor" to which the band's name refers is the first letters of the last names of
the three guitarists -- Steve Hunter, Pete Haycock and
Derek Holt. A few months after the legendary "Night Of The Guitar,"
Steve Hunter was offered the opportunity to write and produce the Soundtrack to the film
The Wedding Singer. It struck him that it would also be a great opportunity for
the three men, who had become friends, to record together. The soundtrack efforts served
as the basis for their first and only LP, H Factor.
H Factor consisted of (L to R) Steve Hunter, Pete Haycock and Derek Holt.
Their LP contained six songs from the film as well as covers of Climax Blues Band's
"I Love You" (Haycock's and Holt's alma mater was CBB), Squeeze's "
Tempted", Wall Of Voodoo's "Mexican Radio" and Reflex's "
Politics Of Dancing" and a few other original tunes...
H FACTOR I.R.S. DISCOGRAPHY
This discography will cover only H FACTOR's recordings for I.R.S. Records. Recordings for
other labels, other recordings, solo recordings and guest appearances, may be mentioned in the biography or
discography, but details can be found by visiting some of the cool links for H FACTOR, below...
Albums & EPs
IRS 82021 (Released 1989)
Vinyl, CD & Cassette.
Produced by H Factor
Engineered by Ron Stone (UK) and Scott Gordon (US)
Recorded at Sinewave Studios, Synergy Studios, Cherokee Studios and Devonshire Studios
Mixed by Ray Kennedy
Mastered at K-Disc by John Golden
Art Direction uncredited
Special Thanks to Mum & Pop Hunter, Miles Copeland, Mrs Stevo Glendinning, Georgette Lebitty, Tony Brinsley, Steve Reich and Sig Sigworth
Pete Haycock guitars
Steve Hunter guitars
Derek Holt bass, keyboards and vocals
Brendan Day drums (UK)
Bruce Gary drums (US)
Review Coming Soon!!!
- Fool To Myself (Conning) 4:01
- The Hurt Stays Home (Haycock) 4:01
- I Love You (Holt) 2:32
- Just A Touch (Hunter) 3:21
- Tempted (Difford/Tilbrook) 3:45
- Politics Of Dancing (Fishman) 6:19
- Doxey Strut (Haycock) 2:56
- Mexican Radio (Moreland/Ridgway) 4:16
- La Bamba (PD) 2:47
- Stop (Hunter) 3:58
H FACTOR LINKS AND OTHER COOL STUFF
Links to websites pertaining to H FACTOR are few and far between. Below are a few of the best we've found...
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