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|Live at Newcastle / Live in Newcastle|
|Live album by|
|Released||1983 (LP), January 1994 (CD)|
|Recorded||14 October 1982|
|Venue||Mayfair Suite, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK|
|Label||Damned Records (1983), Receiver Records (1994)|
|The Damned chronology|
"Live at Newcastle" (a.k.a. "Live in Newcastle") is a live album by the Damned, released in 1983.
The album was recorded at Newcastle's Mayfair rock club,and features material from the band's albums up to and including Strawberries, which was released in the month this was recorded (October 1982). Some tracks (on the full version of the album) are chants, and Captain Sensible's number 1 track from 1982, "Happy Talk", is also performed.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies. They were the first punk rock band from the United Kingdom to release a single, "New Rose" (1976), release an album, Damned Damned Damned (1977), and tour the United States. They have nine singles that charted on the UK Singles Chart Top 40.
Strawberries is the fifth studio album by English punk rock band the Damned. It was released in October 1982 by record label Bronze.
Raymond Ian Burns, known by the stage name Captain Sensible, is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Machine Gun Etiquette is the third studio album by English punk rock band the Damned. It was released on 2 November 1979 by Chiswick Records.
Final Damnation is a live album by the Damned. The album was recorded at The Town & Country Club in London on 13 June 1988. It was originally released in August 1989 by Essential, and was later re-released on DVD.
"Smash It Up" is a song by The Damned, released as a single on 28 September 1979 on Chiswick Records. It is considered the band's unofficial anthem.
"Thanks for the Night" is a single by the Damned, released in May 1984.
"Love Song" is a single by the Damned, released in April 1979. It was the first fruit of the reformed lineup's deal with Chiswick Records, boosted by four variant picture sleeves, each one featuring a member of the band, with an additional 20,000 copies pressed on red vinyl. Combined with radio airplay and a catchy song, this yielded the Damned's first hit, peaking at No. 20 in the UK Singles Chart, and leading to the band's debut on Top of the Pops.
"There Ain't No Sanity Clause" was a single by the Damned, released in November 1980.
"Lovely Money" is a single by The Damned, originally released 18 June 1982.
"Dozen Girls" is a single by the Damned, released 17 September 1982 on Bronze Records.
"Wait for the Blackout" is a single by The Damned. Initially, Chiswick issued Wait for the Blackout instead of The History of the World Part 1 as a single to promote The Black Album in Spain, with "Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde" as the B-side.
The Light at the End of the Tunnel is a double compilation album by the Damned, released by MCA in 1987 as a retrospective collection. The same name was also given to a concurrently released video cassette and an approved band biography by Carol Clerk.
The discography of British punk rock band the Damned includes eleven studio albums, fifteen live albums, thirty-one compilations, two extended plays and thirty-five singles.
Dolly Mixture were an English band, formed in 1978 by the bassist and vocalist Debsey Wykes, guitarist and vocalist Rachel Bor, and drummer Hester Smith. They had a taste of Top 40 success performing backing vocals for the Captain Sensible hit "Wot", a Top 10 hit with Sensible on "Glad It's All Over", and a UK No. 1 hit backing Sensible on his 1982 cover of "Happy Talk". Rachel Bor also featured on the Animus/Loose Records single "Wot NO Meat?" also by Captain Sensible in 1985. Bor and Wykes performed together on 24 April 2013 at the Islington Assembly Hall in London.
Live at the Milky Way is a live album by Captain Sensible, released in 1994 by Humbug Records. It was recorded at the Milky Way club in Amsterdam on the final gig of a European tour supporting the album The Universe of Geoffrey Brown. Sensible's backing band, known as the Ugly Sods, features ex-Damned bassist Paul Gray, keyboardist Malcolm Dixon and drummer Garrie Dreadful.
Live Shepperton 1980 is a 1982 album by The Damned. The first live album from the band.
Smash It Up: The Anthology 1976–1987 is a compilation album by the English punk and gothic rock band the Damned, released on 22 October 2002. It collects tracks spanning the first eleven years of the band's career, beginning with their debut single "New Rose" (1976) and continuing through their first seven studio albums—Damned Damned Damned (1977), Music for Pleasure (1977), Machine Gun Etiquette (1979), The Black Album (1980), Strawberries (1982), Phantasmagoria (1985), and Anything (1986)—along with the non-album singles "Stretcher Case Baby" (1977), "Lovely Money" (1982), and "Eloise" (1986).
Women and Captains First is the debut solo album by The Damned guitarist Captain Sensible, released in September 1982 by A&M Records. It features contributions from producer Tony Mansfield, Robyn Hitchcock and the band Dolly Mixture. The album was preceded by the singles "Happy Talk" and "Wot", which peaked at numbers 1 and 26 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively. The album reached No. 64 on the UK Albums Chart. It was reissued on CD in 2009 by Cherry Red Records, including six bonus tracks.
Mad Cows and Englishmen is the sixth and last studio solo album by Captain Sensible, released in 1996 by Scratch Records.