The Stranglers - The Collection 1977-1982

The Stranglers - The Collection 1977-1982

Original Release Date

1982

Release Information

UK LP 1982 (Liberty - LBG 30353)

A1 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) 4:03
A2 Peaches 4:05
A3 Hanging Around 4:27
A4 No More Heroes 3:28
A5 Duchess 2:30
A6 Walk On By 6:22
A7 Waltzinblack 3:39
B1 Something Better Change 3:35
B2 Nice 'N' Sleazy 3:11
B3 Bear Cage 3:51
B4 Who Wants The World 3:04
B5 Golden Brown 3:28
B6 Strange Little Girl 2:42
B7 La Folie 6:11

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UK CD 1985 (Liberty - CDP 7 46066 2)

1 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) 4:03
2 Peaches 4:05
3 Hanging Around 4:27
4 No More Heroes 3:28
5 Duchess 2:30
6 Walk On By 6:22
7 Waltzin' Black 3:39
8 Something Better Change 3:35
9 Nice 'N' Sleazy 3:11
10 Bear Cage 3:51
11 Who Wants The World 3:04
12 Golden Brown 3:28
13 Strange Little Girl 2:42
14 La Folie 6:11

Chart Placings

UK Chart Hit: 12, 16 wks

Credits

Design: Cream
Original sound recordings made by Liberty United Records (UK) Ltd

Additional Credits

A1: A-Side of Grip / London Lady 7", released January 1977
A2: A-Side of Peaches / Go Buddy Go 7", released May 1977
A3: Taken from Rattus Norvegicus LP, released May 1977
A4: A-Side of No More Heroes / In The Shadows 7", released September 1977
A5: A-Side of Duchess 7", released August 1979
A6: A-Side of Walk On By / Old Codger / Tank 7", released July 1978
A7: B-Side of La Folie 7", released April 1982
B1: A-Side of Something Better Change / Straighten Out 7", released July 1977
B2: A-Side of Nice 'N' Sleazy 7", released April 1978
B3: Long version from IV LP, 1980
B4: A-Side of Who Wants The World?, released May 1980
B5: A-Side of Golden Brown, released January 1982
B6: A-Side of Strange Little Girl 7", released July 1982
B7: A-Side of La Folie 7", released April 1982

The following tracks also appear on:
A1-A2: Rattus Norvegicus LP, released May 1977
A4, B1: No More Heroes LP, released October 1977
A5: The Raven LP, released September 1979
A6, B2: Black And White LP, released May 1978
A7: The Gospel According To The Meninblack LP, released February 1981
B5, B6: La Folie LP, released November 1981

Hugh Cornwell - guitars, lead vocals
Jean Jacques Burnel - bass, lead vocals on 'Something Better Change' and 'La Folie'
Dave Greenfield - keyboards
Jet Black - drums and percussion

Reviews & Opinions

PUNKY GIBBON: A good introduction (albeit with appalling cover art), this gave album buyers their first opportunity to hear such smashing A-sides as 'Walk On By' (six minutes of sheer psychedelic/punk bliss), 'Bear Cage', 'Who Wants The World' and 'Strange Little Girl', as well as selected highlights from some of the albums. But where's '5 Minutes'?

Additional Notes

'Waltzinblack' titled 'Waltzin' Black' on CD.

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The Stranglers - The Collection 1977-1982 - UK CD 1985 (Liberty	- CDP 7 46066 2)The Stranglers - The Collection 1977-1982 - UK CD 1985 (Liberty	- CDP 7 46066 2)

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