The Shadow of Love

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"The Shadow of Love"
Single by The Damned
from the album Phantasmagoria
B-side "Nightshift"
Released 10 June 1985
Format 7"/10"/12" single
Recorded 1985
Genre Gothic rock
Length 3:51
Label MCA
Producer(s) Jon Kelly
The Damned singles chronology
"Grimly Fiendish"
"The Shadow of Love"
"Is It a Dream?"

"The Shadow Of Love" was a single released by The Damned in 1985.

It was released in several formats, with the 10" and 12" versions featuring different mixes of "The Shadow of Love", as well as a bonus track, "Would You". Limited numbers of the 7" single included a bonus record, featuring Rat Scabies' solo single "Let There Be Rats", previously only available via mail order. The song was promoted with the help of a video directed by Peter Cornish, and reached #25 in the UK charts.

MCA also issued the single in Germany, with the German 7" featuring a slightly different mix of "The Shadow of Love".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Shadow of Love" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 3:51
  2. "Nightshift" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)

Bonus Tracks on 10" version: -

  1. "The Shadow of Love (Ten Inches of Hell Mix)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 6:32
  2. "Would You" (Mason, Scabies, Jugg, Vanian, Merrick)

Production credits[edit]