Anything (The Damned song)

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"Anything"
Single by The Damned
from the album Anything
B-side "The Year of the Jackal"
Released6 November 1986
RecordedPuk Recording Studios
(Gjerlev, Denmark),1986
Length4:48
Label MCA
GRIM 5
Songwriter(s) Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick
Producer(s) Joe Sierocinski
The Damned singles chronology
"Eloise"
(1986)
"Anything"
(1986)
"Gigolo"
(1986)

"Anything" is a single by the Damned, released 6 November 1986 on MCA.

Contents

Previewing the group's new album of the same name, the song saw a slight move away from the Goth rock of Phantasmagoria , to a more mainstream rock sound. [1] The single received lukewarm reviews, and considering the success of the previous album and "Eloise", its UK Singles Chart peak of No. 32 was seen as a disappointment.

MCA also issued the single in Ireland and Australia.

Track listing

  1. "Anything" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 4:48
  2. "The Year of the Jackal" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)

12" single: -

  1. "Anything (Another Mix)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)
  2. "The Year of the Jackal" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)
  3. "Thanks for the Night (Rat Mix)" (Sensible)

10" single: -

  1. "Anything (Yet Another Mix)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)
  2. "Anything (Instrumental)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 4:48
  3. "Anything (And Yet Another Mix)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)
  4. "The Year Of The Jackal" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)

Production credits

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References

  1. "30 Years Ago: The Damned End a 10-Year Run with 'Anything'".