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

Tuesday 18 February 2020

UK Subs 100 Club London 12th January 2020

The irrepressible UK Subs closed the brilliant annual Resolution Festival this year with a run through their second album 'Brand New Age'. All I can say is that if they revisit all alphabetical albums live that will see Charlie through to his telegram from the Queen!

Thanks as ever to Chatts99 for sharing a great recording!



01. You Can’t Take It
02. Brand New Age
03. Public Servant
04. Warhead
05. Barbie's Dead
06. Organized Crime
07. Rat Race
08. Emotional Blackmail
09. Kicks
10. Teenage
11. Dirty Girls
12. 500cc
13. Bomb Factory
14. You Dont Belong
15. Limo Life
16. Keep On Running
17. Rockers
18. Tomorrows Girls
19. New York State Police
20. Disease
21. Encore-Fragile
22. Riot
23. Party In Paris

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