Love Song (The Damned song)

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"Love Song"
Single by The Damned
from the album Machine Gun Etiquette
B-side "Suicide"
"Noise Noise Noise"
Released April 1979
Format 7" single
Recorded 1979
Genre Punk rock,
Length 2:21
Label Chiswick
CHIS 115
Producer(s) Ed Hollis
The Damned singles chronology
"Don't Cry Wolf"
(1977)
"Love Song"
(1979)
"Smash It Up"
(1979)

"Love Song" is a single by The Damned. It was the first fruit of the reformed line-up's deal with Chiswick Records, boosted by four variant picture sleeves, each one featuring a member of the band, with an additional 20,000 copies pressed on red vinyl - 5,000 for each sleeve. This, combined with radio airplay and a catchy song, was The Damned's first hit, peaking at UK #20 and leading to the band's debut on Top of the Pops.

In February 1982, Chiswick reissued the single on their Big Beat imprint, using only the covers featuring Dave Vanian, Captain Sensible and Rat Scabies, Algy Ward having left the band by this stage.

The single was also issued in France, Germany and the Netherlands.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Scabies, Sensible, Vanian, Ward.

  1. "Love Song" - 2:21
  2. "Noise Noise Noise" - 3:10
  3. "Suicide" - 3:14

Production credits[edit]

Producers
Musicians

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