Aural Sculptors - The Stranglers Live 1976 to the Present

Welcome to Aural Sculptors, a blog aimed at bringing the music of The Stranglers to as wide an audience as possible. Whilst all of the various members of the band that have passed through the ranks since 1974 are accomplished studio musicians, it is on stage where the band have for me had their biggest impact.

As a collector of their live recordings for many years I want to share some of the better quality material with other fans. By selecting the higher quality recordings I hope to present The Stranglers in the best possible light for the benefit of those less familiar with their material than the hardcore fan.

Needless to say, this site will steer well clear of any officially released material. As well as live gigs, I will post demos, radio interviews and anything else that I feel may be of interest.

In addition, occasionally I will post material by other bands, related or otherwise, that mean a lot to me.

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Sunday, 7 October 2012

20 From '80 (16) Wreckless Eric Paris Theatre London 1980

Wreckless Eric

Here's a short set of an incomplete BBC Radio broadcast from the Corporation's Paris Theatre in London. Unfortunately the exact date is unknown but it is from 1980. Eric, a real eccentric and general Stiff misfit wrote some cracking songs in this period.


01. Broken Doll
02. Take The Cash (K.A.S.H.)
03. Hit & Miss Judy
04. Semaphore Signals
05. I Need A Situation
06. Back In My Hometown
07. Tonight (Is My Night)
08. Gonna Be A Hero
09. A Pop Song

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