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.

Your comments and/or contributions are most welcome. Please email me at

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Eindexamen Festival, Hertogenbasch 15th June 1983

Here is a radio broadcast of the band in The Netherlands in the summer of '83. This has a bit of a quirky start as the radio show host appears to be backstage with the band (or at least Hugh) immediately prior to them going on. The strains of Waltzinblack can be heard from the stage. Many thanks again for the trade!

MP3 (as received):

01. Nuclear Device (The Wizard Of Aus)
02. Toiler On The Sea
03. Ships That Pass In The Night
04. It's A Small World
05. No More Heroes
06. Who Wants The World?
07. Never Say Goodbye
08. Baroque Bordello
09. Golden Brown
10. Midnight Summer Dream
11. European Female
12. Tramp
13. The Raven
14. Duchess
15. London Lady
16. Down In The Sewer

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