The Damned - The Black Album
Rock
Label: Chiswick Records ‎– CWK3015, EMI ‎– OC 062 64 119
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: UK
Date of released: Oct 1980
Category: Rock
Style: Punk, New Wave, Goth Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: The Damned
Album's name: The Black Album
ZIP archive size: 1396

The Damned - The Black Album


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Wait For The Blackout
A2 Lively Arts
A3 Silly Kids Games
Keyboards, Lead Vocals – Captain Sensible
A4 Drinking About My Baby
Guitar – Rat Scabies
A5 Twisted Nerve
A6 Hit Or Miss
B1 Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
B2 Sick Of This And That
B3 History Of The World Part 1
Producer, Synthesizer – Hans Zimmer
B4 13th Floor Vendetta
B5 Therapy
C Curtain Call
Live
D1 Love Song
D2 Second Time Around
D3 Smash It Up (Parts 1 And 2)
D4 New Rose
D5 I Just Can't Be Happy Today
D6 Plan 9 Channel 7

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Rockfield Studios
  • Manufactured By – EMI
  • Published By – Rock Music Co. Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chiswick Records

Credits

  • Artwork [Concept], Design – D, Vanian*
  • Bass – Paul Grey*
  • Engineer – Hugh Jones
  • Photography – A. Gallard
  • Producer – The Damned (tracks: A1 to B2, B4 to D6)
  • Producer [Overproduced] – Hans Zimmer (tracks: B3)
  • Vocals – David Vanian*
  • Vocals, Drums – Rat Scabies
  • Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards – Captain Sensible

Notes

Issued in a lightly embossed glossy sleeve, with black poly-lined inner sleeves.

The last pairs of numbers in the matrices are stamped vertically at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions in the runout area, with the matrix number at the 6 o'clock position

Live side recorded - with no overdubs whatsoever ! - in front of the Damned Fan Club.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped): CWK 30151 A-1U 2 27
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Stamped): CWK 30151 B-2U 1 11
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Stamped): CWK 30152 A-1U 1 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Etched): FREE BOOTLEG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Stamped): CWK 30152 B-2U 1 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped, variant 2): CWK 30151 A-1U 1 13
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Stamped, variant 2): CWK 30151 B-2U 1 24
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Stamped, variant 2): CWK 30152 A-1U 2 46
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Etched, variant 2): FREE BOOTLEG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Stamped, variant 2): CWK 30152 B-2U 1 15

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DPRLP-55 The Damned The Black Album ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, Gre) Drastic Plastic Records DPRLP-55 US 2014
SP18-5168 The Damned The Black Album ‎(LP, Album, RE) Chiswick Records SP18-5168 Japan 1984
P-5597~8Z The Damned The Black Album ‎(2xLP, Album, Promo, Gat) Chiswick Records P-5597~8Z Japan 1980
DAM 3 The Damned The Black Album ‎(LP, Album, RE) Big Beat Records DAM 3 UK 1985
DJB66619R The Damned The Black Album ‎(LP, Album, RM + 12", S/Sided, Etch + , RE, Ltd) Devils Jukebox Records DJB66619R UK 2011

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