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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Wednesday, 13 May 2020

20 From '77(19) The Roundhouse London 17th April 1977

Here's a nice sounding recording for it's age and I'm sure you'd agree (maybe with the exception of Cherry Vanilla!). This was a second billing with The Jam that months, the pairing having played Leeds Polytechnic on 1st April.



01. Dagenham Dave
02. School Mam
03. Peasant In The Big Shitty
04. Straighten Out
05. No More Heroes
06. Peaches
07. I Feel Like A Wog
08. Hanging Around
09. Ugly
10. London Lady
11. Down In The Sewer
12. (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)
13. Something Better Change

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