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Pin Up - The Stranglers - La Folie


1981
Label: Liberty - LBG 30342 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Post-Punk
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La folie is the sixth studio album by English new wave band The Stranglers. It was released on 9 Novemberthrough record label Liberty ; their first album on the label. La folie was a conscious attempt to deliver a more commercial product.

The band's record company, EMIsent them into the studio with the record producerTony Viscontigiving him a brief to "produce each song as if it was a hit single". The album's French language title literally translates to "madness". In various interviews, the band related that this referred to "The Madness of Love" and that conceptually, each of the songs on the album was intended to explore a different kind or aspect of "love".

There has been much controversy surrounding the lyrics to " Golden Brown ". It's about heroin and also about a girl". Essentially, the lyrics describe how "both provided me with pleasurable times". La folie was preceded Pin Up - The Stranglers - La Folie the release of the album's first single, " Let Me So Ljudje - Quod Massacre - Fait Accomply 83-86 You to the Family ", released on 2 November and reaching No.

Upon its release, La folie looked set to be the band's lowest-charting album, but, buoyed by the success of the album's second single, " Golden Brown ", released 10 January and reaching No. One more single was released from the album, the album's title track " La folie ", on 20 Long Black Veil - Johnny Cash - The Best Of Johnny Cashwhich Pin Up - The Stranglers - La Folie No.

Trouser Press wrote of the album: "Subtle, effective, mature and energetic — but no outstanding songs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from La Folie album. The Stranglers. The Stranglers: Song by Song. London: Sanctuary. The Stranglers Song By Song. Sanctuary Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 30 April Rock 82 in Serbian. Belgrade: NIP Politika 13 : 7. Discography Soulsec Celia and the Mutations.

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  1. Stranglers La Folie Pin Up She's a centrespread special size of the month She's the one on the wall Watched by him she's scared to move She's very well known only in the one stance She's the girl that survived over a hundred million glances She's the pin up She's always on his mind a technicolor dream The secret weapon She lives on his locker door.
  2. The Stranglers had initially been the most commercially successful band of the punk/new wave period in Britain, but by , their success had waned noticeably. La folie was a conscious attempt to deliver a more commercial product. The band's record company, EMI, sent them into the studio with the record producer, Tony Visconti, giving him a brief to "produce each song as if it was a hit single".Genre: Post-punk, new wave.
  3. Nov 20,  · The Stranglers were always keen to shock and probably caused massive distress at their record company by insisting that the follow-up single to Golden Brown should be the slow paced but beautiful La Folie, sung entirely in French and dealing with the subject of a Japanese student in Paris who ate his girlfriend but was not imprisoned because /5(14).
  4. "La Folie" was the end of one phase of the Stranglers' career: the last of their six albums for United Artists/EMI, and also the last one that really kept the original Stranglers sound mix. It's the one with "Golden Brown" on it, although none of the other songs sound like that/5(14).
  5. Pin Up Lyrics: She's a centrespread special size of the month / She's the one on the wall / Watched by him she's scared to move / She's very well known only in the one stance / She's the girl.

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