Title - ‘The UA Singles ’79 – ‘82’ (EMI Box)
Artist - The Stranglers
This lavish ten CD box-set features all the singles (including B-sides) that the British punk act released while signed to United Artists, 1977-1979. Featuring all the classic singles by the band that was voted as Best British Band in 1977, this unique, red flip-top box includes such greats as '(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)', 'London Lady', 'Peaches', 'No More Heroes', 'In The Shadows', 'Nice 'N' Sleazy', 'Shut Up', 'Peasant In The Big Shitty' (Live),’ 'Something Better Change', and both 'Tits' and ’Duchess'. These singles are from their most fertile artistic period and restored in the digital format complete with their original artwork and re-mastered.
Reviewed by Jon Landis