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 Rattus Norvegicus (1977 UK 9-track LP debut, including Peaches, [Get A] Grip [On Yourself] & Down In The Sewer, picture sleeve with illustrated card inner. The sleeve has a little light edge scuffing and ringwear, whilst the vinyl shows only minor signs of play UAG30045)
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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, picture sleeve with card picture/credits inner. The sleeve has scuffing along the top edge & seam split to the inner, whilst the vinyl is Excellent with few signs of play UAG30200)
- The Stranglers - Always The Sun - UK - 7" vinyl - £8.00, $10.88, €8.96 (New Item) (arrived 12-Apr-2021 15:26)on April 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm
THE STRANGLERS Always The Sun (1990 UK solid centre 7" vinyl single featuring the Sunny Side Up Mix plus Burnham Beeches. Both the glossy picture sleeve and vinyl remain in excellent condition)
- The Stranglers - Walk On By - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $13.60, €11.20 (New Item) (arrived 29-Mar-2021 09:45)on April 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm
THE STRANGLERS Walk On By (1978 UK 3-track 7" vinyl single, also including Tank and Old Codger which guest stars the late George Melly. Flipback style black & white card picture sleeve UP36429)
- The Stranglers - Nice 'n Sleazy - 4prong + Sleeve - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $13.60, €11.20 (New Item) (arrived 29-Mar-2021 09:40)on April 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm
THE STRANGLERS Nice 'n Sleazy (1978 UK 7" vinyl single with the intact four prong centre, also including Shut Up. Black & white card picture sleeve UP36379)
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