|Single by The Stranglers|
|from the album The Gospel According to the Meninblack|
|Released||19 January 1981 (UK)|
|Genre||New wave, post-punk|
|The Stranglers singles chronology|
"Thrown Away" is a 1981 song by The Stranglers. It was the first single from their concept album, The Gospel According to the Meninblack . This was The Stranglers' attempt at a Euro disco song, and the band were confident it would be a hit.However, despite an appearance on Top of the Pops, it could only reach No. 42 in the UK Singles Chart, and continued a two-year period of relative commercial decline for the band.
The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene. Scoring some 23 UK Top 40 singles and 17 UK Top 40 albums to date in a career spanning five decades, the Stranglers are one of the longest-surviving bands to have originated in the UK punk scene.
"Golden Brown" is a song by the English rock band the Stranglers. It was released as a 7" single, on Liberty, in 1981 in the United States and in 1982 in the United Kingdom. It was the second single released from the band's sixth album La folie. It peaked at No. 2 in the UK Singles Chart, the band's highest ever placing in that chart.
Norfolk Coast is the fifteenth studio album by The Stranglers, and was released on 16 February 2004 by EMI's Liberty Records label, making it their first new album recorded for the company in 23 years. It was released six years after their last studio album Coup de Grace and was their first studio album with new guitarist Baz Warne. A number of songs were written by Warne, including the ballad "Dutch Moon". Norfolk Coast peaked at No. 70 in the UK Albums Chart in February, for one week's duration in that listing.
Live is a live album by The Stranglers released in 1979. It contains tracks recorded at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm in June and November 1977 and at Battersea Park in September 1978.
La folie is the sixth studio album by English new wave band The Stranglers. It was released on 9 November 1981, through record label Liberty; their first album on the label.
Dreamtime is the ninth album released by The Stranglers in 1986. The title track was inspired by a belief of the aboriginal peoples of Australia called Dreamtime.
Singles is a compilation album by The Stranglers. It was released by EMI, who had acquired the Strangler's back catalogue from United Artists and Liberty. The compilation was a collection of all the singles released by the band on those labels, between 1977 and 1982.
Stranglers in the Night is the eleventh studio album by The Stranglers and the first release on the band's own record label, Psycho, in 1992. It opened the recording career of the Stranglers MK II, with Paul Roberts on vocals and John Ellis on guitar. The band returned to a purer, less "produced" sound; the horns have departed and the songs have a less-constrained, harder edge. Styles vary from ballads such as "Southern Mountains" and "Grand Canyon" to the fast-paced "Sugar Bullets" and "Brainbox". The North American version of this album contained three extra tracks, which were originally B-sides in the UK. The album peaked at No. 33 in the UK Albums Chart in September 1992. The single "Heaven And Hell" was released from the album, and peaked at No. 46 in the UK Singles Chart in August 1992. The follow-up single, "Sugar Bullets", failed to chart.
Jean-Jacques "JJ" Burnel is a Franco-English musician, producer and songwriter, best known as the bass guitarist with the English rock band the Stranglers.
Peaches: The Very Best of The Stranglers is a compilation album by The Stranglers.
"Tramp" is a song included as a track on the Stranglers' sixth studio album, La Folie. "Tramp" was originally thought to be the ideal follow-up to their Top Ten hit single, "Golden Brown". However, Jean-Jacques Burnel convinced fellow band members that the album title track, "La Folie" was a much better choice. This backfired when "La Folie" only peaked at No. 47 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Always the Sun" is a song by English rock band The Stranglers, first released as a single on 6 October 1986, the second single from the album Dreamtime. A remixed version was released as a single on 24 December 1990. Both versions were top thirty hits in the United Kingdom. "Always the Sun" was released in October 1986 in four different formats: a seven-inch single, shaped seven inch picture disc, twelve inch single, and as a double seven inch single pack.
"Something Better Change" is a single by The Stranglers from the 1977 album No More Heroes. It made No. 9 in the UK Singles Chart. It was a double A-sided release, with the song "Straighten Out", which was a non-album track. It was covered on Stranglers' vocalist Hugh Cornwell's 2011 live solo album Live and Kickin' , Morgan Fisher's 1979 conceptual cover album Hybrid Kids 1 – in the style of The Residents – and on Columbus, Ohio band Great Plains' 1985 album Slaves To Rock N Roll.
"No More Heroes" is a song by The Stranglers, released as a single from their album of the same name. It is one of the group's most successful singles, having peaked at No. 8 in the UK Singles Chart.
"Nice 'n' Sleazy" is a single by The Stranglers from the 'white' side of their 1978 album, Black and White. It reached number 18 in the UK Singles Chart. The single's cover pictured a victim of the Boston Strangler.
"Duchess" is a single by The Stranglers from the album The Raven. The ninth track on the album, it peaked at number 14 in the UK Singles Chart. The supporting video for the song was banned by the BBC, as they deemed it blasphemous for its content, which featured the band dressed up as choirboys.
"Nuclear Device " is a 1979 single by British band The Stranglers. The second single from their album The Raven, it peaked at No. 36 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Who Wants the World?" is a 1980 single by The Stranglers. The song, about alien visitation to Earth, is regarded as a precursor to The Gospel According to the Meninblack album - which explored similar concepts in more depth. Like the band's previous single, "Bear Cage", it was a non-album track. "Who Wants the World?" peaked at No. 39 in the UK Singles Chart.
"Let Me Introduce You to the Family" is a 1981 song by English rock band The Stranglers. The first single released from La Folie, it peaked at number 42 in the UK Singles Chart.
"No Mercy" is a song and single written by Hugh Cornwell, Dave Greenfield, Jet Black and Jean-Jacques Burnel performed by the Stranglers and released in 1984.