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The Rude Kids - Stranglers (If It's Quiet, Why Don't You Play?)


On this date in 1979, The Rude Kids released their second single, "Stranglers (If It's Quiet, Why Don't You Play?)". It was backed by "Punk Will Never Die!". Neither track appeared on a regular album. The A side was a direct response to The Stranglers' song, "Sweden (All Quiet on the Eastern Front)" which was, in itself in response to the rough treatment they received in Sweden on a recent tour. The Stockholm, Sweden punk band released two albums and several singles before disbanding in 1983.

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J.Mascarenhas said...

O, The Stranglers! I'm reading now a book about the early days of Punk (1976 in London) just the very first time I visited it. The long Hot 76 Summer. In it it is written a part about a Stranglers gig at the Round House, where the newspapers called them The Strangers! ;)) It was not a particularly good gig ;)

I'm researching about this early days, because I'm drawing now a comic about this Summer in London. It will be called "PUNK REDUX".
All the best (Punk)

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