Worse Stranglers "career move"

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Worse Stranglers "career move"

Following up Golden Brown with La Folie
71
39%
Sweet Smell Of Success
6
3%
"American's have smaller brains"
7
4%
Aural Sculpture
6
3%
To continue after Hugh
26
14%
Euro-dismal
2
1%
Getting on the wrong side of the media
33
18%
Lack of decent publicity
16
9%
Something else (see below)
14
8%
 
Total votes: 181

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Homer » 09 Sep 2017, 18:02

The current line-up ... if no Jet doing gigs its time to call it a day.
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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Frederik » 09 Sep 2017, 21:50

JJ driving down the A3 & picking up that hitchhiker - sheesh! the whole shebang would never have happened.

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Snowbird » 30 Nov 2017, 21:58

Not splitting up after La Folie.
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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by dead ringer » 03 Jan 2018, 20:07

Paul Roberts!!

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by jason » 03 Jan 2018, 20:17

JJ revealing Golden Brown was about Heroin before it possibly going to number one!

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Post by aldinblack » 03 Jan 2018, 20:24

jason wrote:JJ revealing Golden Brown was about Heroin before it possibly going to number one!
Was it really that though ? Wasn't it something to do with not enough copies of golden brown being made available and /or another single (the Jam) getting released at the same time ?

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by jason » 03 Jan 2018, 20:45

Yes probably. Maybe Hugh was just bullshitting in the interview!

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Snowbird » 04 Jan 2018, 15:14

Incorporating a brass section.The end of the road for any self respecting guitar based rock band.
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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by parasiteinblack » 04 Jan 2018, 23:32

Snowbird wrote:
04 Jan 2018, 15:14
Incorporating a brass section.The end of the road for any self respecting guitar based rock band.
Thank God the guitar was the least interesting thing about the Stranglers then.... :wink: :lol: :smt006 etc
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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by jason » 04 Jan 2018, 23:44

Snowbird wrote:
04 Jan 2018, 15:14
Incorporating a brass section.The end of the road for any self respecting guitar based rock band.
At least they didn't go for a Gospel choir! :grin:

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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Snowbird » 05 Jan 2018, 12:51

They probably considered it.Going back to the brass section though,isn't it the case that "All day and all of the night "is spoilt by that bloody honking parping brass section which ruins an otherwise excellent cover.
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Re: Worse Stranglers

Post by Jon the Impaler » 06 Jan 2018, 14:30

Snowbird wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 12:51
They probably considered it.Going back to the brass section though,isn't it the case that "All day and all of the night "is spoilt by that bloody honking parping brass section which ruins an otherwise excellent cover.
They spoilt a lot of things back then by putting the bloody brass section in it - was Something Better Change also done complete with brass . How could they even consider that ?
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