Although Album) was the lead single of the LP, it was the weaker song of the album in my opinion. Still it managed to be a Top 10 hit in the UK. Simply a classic. One of the rare occasions, where keyboardist Dave Greenfield does the lead vocals. A kinda creepy song, but that's what made The Stranglers cool.
The punkiest song, from the B-Side of the disc. I like it less than the rest though, but it has a pretty good keyboard solo. Another 7 LP classic, just like Down In The Sewer from their previous album.
Shall we call it "Progressive Punk" maybe? The most aggressive album by The Stranglers, and that was also another reason why they were labeled as a Punk band, and from now on The Stranglers will become more mellow as years go by.
The only opinion from girls was selected the Most Helpful Opinion, but you can still contribute by sharing an opinion! Rattus Norvegicus IV This is their sophomore album, and also a bigger success than their debut, reaching the 2 spot. I Feel Like A Wog 3. Bitching 3. A pretty decent track, yet not the best of the album. It could be a song by The Clash, why not? Still the music is pretty upbeat, and I like the anthemic chorus 5. Peasant In The Big Shitty 4.
Burning Up Time 3. Like the guitar solo in the middle, LP. Share Facebook. The band were capable of being spiky, boorish and arrogant one minute, then smart, intellectual and humane the next. They formed as the Guildford Stranglers in Support slots with Patti Smith and the Ramones introduced them to a wider punk audience, while a balance of quality and productivity their first three albums span just 13 months brought a loyal following of their own.
But The Stranglers pressed on, albeit less successfully at first, with new vocalist Paul Roberts and ex-Vibrators guitarist John Ellis. The tragic, COVIDrelated death of Greenfield may call a halt to proceedings, but the band's modified has served them well, some 46 years since they began.
Rattus Norvegicus United Artists, View Deal. Black And White United Artists, The fluid time signatures of Curfew owe a debt to the anti-pop of Devo; Hey! No More Heroes United Artists, The mighty Something Better Changean antagonistic take on the punk revolution, fired by Cornwell at his shoutiest, was one of three tunes salvaged from the Rattus sessions.
The Raven United Artists, Swedish maverick Joh Bjelke-Petersen, who once tried to set up his own republic in Australia, was the inspiration for the biting Nuclear Device.
Aural Sculpture Epic, This eighth album was a welcoming upgrade from Dead Ringer - The Stranglers - No More Heroes (Vinyl icy electronic motifs of predecessor Felineoffering instead a warm textural LP of acoustic guitars, ripe harmonies and a three-piece horn section. Norfolk Coast EMI, The band often struggled to find a signature stamp for their post-Cornwell albums throughout the 90s, but they suddenly hit top form with Norfolk Coasttheir first album in six years.
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