From a period when The Stranglers were more punk rock than new-wave rock, these forty-year old concert Japanese handbills have surfaced.
We have only one of each…
Live in Osaka 1979 – Extremely Rare original 1979 Japanese promotional only 7″ x 5″ handbill for their show in Osaka on 14th February 1979, during their first tour of Japan. The single-sided black and white flyer shows a 4″ x 3½” image of the ‘Black & White’ album artwork with Japanese text concert details. Also includes a black and white ticket stub printed on textured paper stock for the same gig. Incredibly, the handbill and ticket are both in immaculate condition over forty years on. An amazing piece of The Stranglers’ history
Live in Osaka 1979 – Rare original 1979 Japanese promotional only 8″ x 5″ handbill for their show at the Mainichi Hall in Osaka on 14th December 1979, during their second tour of Japan. The single-sided black and white flyer shows a head and shoulders image of the band overprinted with Japanese text. Also includes a red and black printed ticket stub for the same show. This amazing handbill and ticket set are both in immaculate condition forty years on.
Live in Kyoto 1979 – Rare original 1979 Japanese promotional only 10″ x 7″ <b>handbill and picture ticket stub for
their show at Kyoto Daigaku, Seibu Koudou in Kyoto on 15th December 1979, during their second tour of Japan [they previously played at this venue in February 1979]. The single-sided black and white flyer shows four individual images of the band with their names printed underneath, showing Hugh’s full name ‘Hugh Alan Cornwell’. Also includes a small imageof ‘The Raven’ artwork plus’2nd Gig at Seibu – Just 10 Months After’ and details of the gig in Japanese/English. Also includes a picture ticket stub for the same concert which features a black & white picture of Hugh at their first gig at Seibu. This amazing handbill and ticket set are both in immaculate condition over forty years on
Read an interview here about The Stranglers in Japan in 1979 between JJ Burnel and Mr Katoh, the bands man in Japan.
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- The Stranglers - Singles (The U.A. Years) - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £30.00, $37.20, €35.40 (New Item) (arrived 19-May-2022 08:52)on May 20, 2022 at 3:00 am
THE STRANGLERS Singles (The U.A. Years) (1989 UK 20-track digitally remastered double LP compilation, including Grip, Peaches, No More Heroes, Golden Brown & Strange Little Girl, glossy gatefold picture sleeve with biographical notes inside EM1314)
- The Stranglers - No More Heroes - 1st - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $24.80, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 11-Apr-2022 11:43)on May 20, 2022 at 3:00 am
THE STRANGLERS No More Heroes (1977 UK first press 11-track LP with wreath labels & 'Made In Hong Kong' & 'Hand Carved For Your Listening Pleasure' etchings in the run-outs, complete with illustrated credits inner, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little edge scuffing & the vinyl remains in excellent condition with just light surface scuffs from the card inner to show for over forty years UAG30200)
- The Stranglers - Nice In Nice - UK - 12" vinyl - £8.00, $9.92, €9.44 (New Item) (arrived 18-Mar-2022 10:15)on May 20, 2022 at 3:00 am
THE STRANGLERS Nice In Nice (1986 UK 4-track 12" vinyl single featuring the Porridge Mix plus Since You Want Away and live versions of Midnight Summer Dream & The European Female recorded at Le Zenith in Paris on 25 April 1985. The picture sleeve has the lyrics to the title track printed on the reverse and shows light signs of shelfwear while the vinyl remains in excellent condition)
- The Stranglers - Always The Sun - UK - 12" vinyl - £10.00, $12.40, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 18-Mar-2022 10:16)on May 20, 2022 at 3:00 am
THE STRANGLERS Always The Sun (1986 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single, featuring the Hot Mix, Norman Normal & a live version of Souls, picture sleeve with lyrics on reverse. The sleeve shows only minor wear and the vinyl looks barely played SOLART1)
- The Stranglers - Skin Deep - Textured sleeve - UK - 12" vinyl - £10.00, $12.40, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 18-Mar-2022 10:26)on May 20, 2022 at 3:00 am
THE STRANGLERS Skin Deep (1984 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single featuring Extended Version plus Here & There and Vladimir & The Beast [Part III]. housed in a skin-textured glossy 'tattoo' picture sleeve with lyrics on the reverse. The sleeve shows only minor wear and the vinyl looks barely played TA4738)
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