Label: Liberty - LBG 30342 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Post-Punk
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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