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The year of the royal wedding, the Brixton Riots and Regan becoming president. Also the year the British Phonographic Industry released their  frequently ridiculed home taping is killing music campaign. 842 more words

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Triviality in triplicate

“You have these weeks in the music press which are quieter weeks than others, and it just so happened that this was a quiet week,” 591 more words


The Stranglers at the Beach

Never, ever expected to hear The Stranglers‘ “Peaches” in an ad. Totally non-PC, but what a great song:

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Something wonderful happened in Worthing

How many of you clicked on this out of disbelief? Surely, surely nothing good happens in Worthing. Well let me tell you…indeed it does. 340 more words


On November 8, 1981.

On November 8, 1981, “Liberty” label released “La folie”, the sixth Stranglers studio album. “La folie” was recorded from July to September 1981, at “The Manor Studio” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, and was produced by The Stranglers, Tony Visconti and Steve Churchyard. 110 more words

Day 7: 'Strange Little Girl' by The Stranglers

Were The Stranglers Punk, New Wave, or just purveyors of down ‘n’ dirty Rock who rose to prominence at the right time? This is one of their more mellow and melodic records, part of a maturer sound which came about as their career developed. 136 more words

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Hugh Cornwell - The Fall and Rise Of Hugh Cornwell

The Fall and Rise Of Hugh Cornwell is a compilation of material from Hugh’s first six solo albums. If all you know of Hugh’s work is from his time as a member of The Stranglers, … 549 more words

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