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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Saturday, 8 August 2015

The Maniqui Falkirk 13th February 1977

Here's an incomplete set recording of the band on an early foray north of the border when the band played a handful of Scottish dates that also took in Glasgow and Aberdeen. This is at the request of Andy. Apologies that the sound is as rough as guts, but it is what it is!


01. Something Better Change
02. London Lady
03. Hanging Around
04. I Feel Like A Wog
05. Straighten Out

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