The Stranglers - The Old Testament - The U.A. Studio Recordings (1977-1982)

The Stranglers - The Old Testament - The U.A. Studio Recordings (1977-1982)

Original Release Date

1992

Release Information

UK 4xCD 1992 (EMI - CDSTRANG 1)

Disc 1
1 Sometimes 4:54
2 Goodbye Toulouse 3:16
3 London Lady 2:31
4 Princess Of The Streets 4:35
5 Hanging Around 4:25
6 Peaches 4:05
7 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) 4:01
8 Ugly 4:06
9 Down In The Sewer 7:54
10 Choosey Susie 3:15
11 Go Buddy Go 4:00
12 I Feel Like A Wog 3:18
13 Bitching 4:26
14 Dead Ringer 2:46
15 Dagenham Dave 3:19
16 Bring On The Nubiles 2:16
17 Something Better Change 3:37
18 No More Heroes 3:28
Disc 2
1 Peasant InThe Big Shitty 3:27
2 Burning Up Time 2:25
3 English Towns 2:12
4 School Mam 7:06
5 Straighten Out 2:49
6 5 Minutes 3:17
7 Rok It To The Moon 2:48
8 Tank 2:58
9 Nice 'N' Sleazy 3:14
10 Outside Tokyo 2:09
11 Sweden (All Quiet On The Eastern Front) 2:17
12 Hey! Rise Of The Robots 2:52
13 Toilet On The Sea 5:28
14 Curfew 3:16
15 Threatened 3:35
16 In The Shadows 4:38
17 Do You Wanna? 2:28
18 Death And Night And Blook (Yukio) 2:51
19 Enough Time 4:19
20 Shut Up 1:08
21 Walk On By 6:21
22 Mean To Me 1:58
23 Old Codger 2:51
Disc 3
1 Longships 1:11
2 The Raven 5:13
3 Dead Loss Angeles 2:24
4 Ice 3:27
5 Baroque Bordello 3:50
6 Nuclear Device 3:33
7 Shah Shah A Go Go 4:50
8 Don't Bring Harry 4:10
9 Duchess 2:30
10 Meninblack 4:49
11 Genetix 5:16
12 Fools Rush Out 2:13
13 Yellowcake UF6 3:00
14 Vietnamerica 4:05
15 Bear Cage 2:51
16 Who Wants The World? 3:16
17 Waltzinblack 3:38
18 Just Like Nothing On Earth 3:55
19 Second Coming 4:22
20 Waiting For The Meninblack 3:44
21 Turn The Centuries Turn 4:35
Disc 4
1 Two Sunspots 2:32
2 Four Horsemen 3:40
3 Thrown Away 3:30
4 Manna Machine 3:17
5 Hallow To Our Men 7:26
6 Top Secret 3:27
7 Maninwhite 4:27
8 Non Stop 2:30
9 Everybody Loves You When You're Dead 2:43
10 Tramp 3:05
11 Let Me Introduce You To The Family 3:09
12 Ain't Nothing To It 3:59
13 The Man They Love To Hate 4:26
14 Pin Up 2:50
15 It Only Takes Two To Tango 3:42
16 Golden Brown 3:31
17 How To Find True Love And Happiness In The Present Day 3:07
18 La Folie 6:08
19 Love 30 3:55
20 Strange Little Girl 2:43
21 Cruel Garden 2:16

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UK 5xCD 2013 (EMI - 975 0222)

Disc One
1 Sometimes 4:54
2 Goodbye Toulouse 3:16
3 London Lady 2:31
4 Princess Of The Streets 4:35
5 Hanging Around 4:25
6 Peaches 4:05
7 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) 4:01
8 Ugly 4:06
9 Down In The Sewer 7:54
10 Choosey Susie 3:15
11 Go Buddy Go 4:00
12 I Feel Like A Wog 3:18
13 Bitching 4:26
14 Dead Ringer 2:46
15 Dagenham Dave 3:19
16 Bring On The Nubiles 2:16
17 Something Better Change 3:37
18 No More Heroes 3:28
Disc Two
1 Peasant InThe Big Shitty 3:27
2 Burning Up Time 2:25
3 English Towns 2:12
4 School Mam 7:06
5 Straighten Out 2:49
6 5 Minutes 3:17
7 Rok It To The Moon 2:48
8 Tank 2:58
9 Nice 'N' Sleazy 3:14
10 Outside Tokyo 2:09
11 Sweden (All Quiet On The Eastern Front) 2:17
12 Hey! Rise Of The Robots 2:52
13 Toilet On The Sea 5:28
14 Curfew 3:16
15 Threatened 3:35
16 In The Shadows 4:38
17 Do You Wanna? 2:28
18 Death And Night And Blook (Yukio) 2:51
19 Enough Time 4:19
20 Shut Up 1:08
21 Walk On By 6:21
22 Mean To Me 1:58
23 Old Codger 2:51
Disc Three
1 Longships 1:11
2 The Raven 5:13
3 Dead Loss Angeles 2:24
4 Ice 3:27
5 Baroque Bordello 3:50
6 Nuclear Device 3:33
7 Shah Shah A Go Go 4:50
8 Don't Bring Harry 4:10
9 Duchess 2:30
10 Meninblack 4:49
11 Genetix 5:16
12 Fools Rush Out 2:13
13 Yellowcake UF6 3:00
14 Vietnamerica 4:05
15 Bear Cage 2:51
16 Who Wants The World? 3:16
17 Waltzinblack 3:38
18 Just Like Nothing On Earth 3:55
19 Second Coming 4:22
20 Waiting For The Meninblack 3:44
21 Turn The Centuries Turn 4:35
Disc Four
1 Two Sunspots 2:32
2 Four Horsemen 3:40
3 Thrown Away 3:30
4 Manna Machine 3:17
5 Hallow To Our Men 7:26
6 Top Secret 3:27
7 Maninwhite 4:27
8 Non Stop 2:30
9 Everybody Loves You When You're Dead 2:43
10 Tramp 3:05
11 Let Me Introduce You To The Family 3:09
12 Ain't Nothing To It 3:59
13 The Man They Love To Hate 4:26
14 Pin Up 2:50
15 It Only Takes Two To Tango 3:42
16 Golden Brown 3:31
17 How To Find True Love And Happiness In The Present Day 3:07
18 La Folie 6:08
19 Love 30 3:55
20 Strange Little Girl 2:43
21 Cruel Garden 2:16
Disc Five
1 Peaches (Radio Edit) 4:07
2 –The Stranglers / Celia & The Mutations* Mony Mony 3:04
3 –The Stranglers / Celia & The Mutations* Mean To Me 2:01
4 No More Heroes (Radio Edit) 2:57
5 Walk On By (Edit) 4:27
6 Sverige 2:51
7 N'Emmenes Pas Harry 4:17
8 Bear Cage (12" Extended Mix) 6:31
9 Shah Shah A Go Go (12" Version) 5:21
10 The Meninblack (Waiting For 'Em) 3:35
11 La Folie (Radio Edit) 3:46
12 Peasant In The Big Shitty (Live At The Nashville '76) 3:47
13 Tits (Live At Hope & Anchor) 5:28
14 The Shadows (Live At Hope & Anchor) 4:48
15 Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) 4:01

Chart Placings

None

Credits

Disc One:
Tracks 1-9 from the album Rattus Norvegicus
Track 10: From the free single with the album Rattus Norvegicus
Track 11: B side of the Peaches single
Tracks 12-18 from the album No More Heroes

Disc Two:
Tracks 1-4 from the album No More Heroes
Track 5 B side of Something Better Change
Tracks 6 & 7 single A&B sides
Tracks 8-19 from the album Black And White
Track 20 B side of the Nice 'N' Sleazy single
Tracks 21-22 From the free single with the Black And White album
Track 23 From the single Walk On By

Disc Three:
Tracks 1-11 from the album The Raven
Track 12 B side of the Duchess single
Track 13 B side of the Nuclear Device single
Track 14 B side of Let Me Introduce You To The Family
Track 15 Single A Side
Track 16 Single A Side
Tracks 17-21 from the album (The Gospel According To) The Meninblack

Disc Four:
Tracks 1-5 from the album (The Gospel According To) The Meninblack
Track 6 B side of Thrown Away
Track 7 B side of Just Like Nothing on Earth
Tracks 8-18 from the album La Folie
Track 19 B side of Golden Brown
Tracks 20 & 21 single A & B sides

Additional Credits

Disc Five:
1: Partially re-recorded version released as promo 7" for radio play only, released May 1977
2-3: Mony Mony 7" by Celia & The Mutations, released June 1977
4: Edited version released as promo 7" for radio play only, released September 1977
5: Edited version released as promo 7" for radio play only, released July 1978
6: A-Side of Sverige (Jag Är Insnöad På Östfronten) 7", released 1978
7: A-Side of N'emmènes Pas Harry 7", released 1980
8-9: Bear Cage / Shah Shah A Go Go 12", released March 1980
10: B-Side of Who Wants The World? 7", released May 1980
11: Edited version released as promo 7" for radio play only, released April 1982
12: B-Side of the free single with the album Rattus Norvegicus
13: B-Side of the free single from Black And White
14: From the Don't Bring Harry 7", released November 1979
15: A-Side of Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself), released 1989

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Additional Notes

The reissue is a newly remastered version.

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The Stranglers - The Old Testament - The U.A. Studio Recordings (1977-1982) - UK 5xCD 2013 (EMI - 975 0222)The Stranglers - The Old Testament - The U.A. Studio Recordings (1977-1982) - UK 5xCD 2013 (EMI - 975 0222)

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