Best JJ solo track

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Freddie Laker

Ozymadias
9
8%
Do the European
30
25%
Jellyfish
15
13%
Crabs
6
5%
Vladimir and sergei
4
3%
Nuclear power
6
5%
Un Jour parfait
23
19%
Le whiskey
19
16%
via dolorosa
4
3%
Garden of Eden
2
2%
 
Total votes: 118

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Freddie Laker for me, and thanks to Dan Electro I've just replayed the whole Euroman album, that's the second time this year :D
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Pretty Face - the lyrics always make me smile :mrgreen:
YOU WERE FOREVER ... I WAS JUST A PAUSE ...

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For me Triumph (of the good city) to build a piece of music around the sound of motorbike ....wonderful!

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Best JJ solo track

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Crabs (little legs, and I squeeeeze them).

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Do the European for me.

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it has to be jellyfish for me... but the whole album reminds me of a particular good holiday.... ahh... took a walkman and a copy of euroman.. fond memories.. i guess thats what great music is supposed to do... remind you of the good times...

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Cannot believe it????
Surely, there can be only 1 contender?
No, We Were Lovers??? (on the list)?
That song has simply got to be THE best vocal delivery by the great man? So much passion, heart-felt pain, longing, and suffering! Its delivered in an amazing way to a song that is so well engineered and polished, yet JJ`s vocals aren`t hidden by the music,and every note is pitch perfect.
If you dont believe me, I think there are so many world wide comments and covers to this song from all over the globe featured on youtube from folk who have never heard of JJ, or indeed the Stranglers !! Its definately got the most views fro JJ on youtube (in so many guises/posts on there, inc. "we were lovers-guitar/violin/piano cover" etc.
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Si J'Etais or Le Whiskey, it's a close run thing.

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Si J'Etais. Had to think about for a while. Un Jour Parfait is such a beautiful album - almost no weak moments there. I think it's the best recording made by a Strangler between 1984 and 2004.

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Do The European for me. Le Whiskey and Freddie Laker aren't far off though.
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In the absence of Si J'Etais, Jellyfish just edges it for me, just cos it makes me dance round the front room like a loon.
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My fave is le whiskey, but Elle Assure always gives me the shivers....i think that track should never have been throw away. He should have exploited it a wee bit!

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