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 adrianandrews1@sky.com.


Friday, 27 May 2016

The Damned Royal Albert Hall 20th May 2016


OK folks, here's the big one. THE cerebration of all things Damned. I have been to so many gigs over 35 years, so it is really quite rare to feel the same sense of excitement and anticipation that came with this one. As I have already mentioned The Damned surpassed themselves on this night. Not bad for a throwaway cartoon (as they were labelled early on)!

Thanks to Chatts99 for the superb effort. I just don't know how he does it..... I had to go to the loo three times during the set!

FLAC: https://we.tl/1AZVF7rBeu

Artwork (box case format): https://we.tl/jiF6IT0Jg4

 HISTORY OF THE DAMNED PART 1

00. SPOKEN INTRO (NOT RECORDED)
01. NATURES DARK PASSION (OPENING NOT RECORDED)
02. DEMOCRACY
03. AMEN
04. THRILL KILL
05. ABSINTHE
06. ALONE AGAIN OR
07. SANCTUM SANCTORUM
08. STREET OF DREAMS
09. GRIMLY FIENDISH
10. SHADOW OF LOVE
11. ELOISE
12. STRANGER ON THE TOWN
13. UNDER THE FLOOR AGAIN
14. GENERALS
15. IGNITE

HISTORY OF THE DAMNED PART 2

01. ORGAN INTRO-LIFE GOES ON
02. DISCO MAN
03. LIMIT CLUB
04. WAIT FOR THE BLACKOUT
05. TWISTED NERVE
06. THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART 1
07. DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE
08. LOVE SONG-MACHINE GUN ETIQUETTE
09. I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
10. PLAN 9 CHANNEL 7
11. SMASH IT UP
12. FEEL THE PAIN
13. FAN CLUB
14. NEAT NEAT NEAT
15. SEE HER TONITE
16. 1 OF THE 2
17. NEW ROSE

HISTORY OF THE DAMNED PART 3.

01. CURTAIN CALL

3 comments:

  1. Thanx...I can be happy today now!!

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  2. Fantastic set list thanks both, I am going to enjoy this

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  3. Fantastic set list thanks both, I am going to enjoy this

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