An Englishman in New York

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This article is about the Godley and Creme song. For the Sting song, see Englishman in New York. For the 2009 film, see An Englishman in New York (film).
"An Englishman in New York"
Single by Godley & Creme
from the album Freeze Frame
B-side "Silent Running"
Released 1979
Genre Rock
Length 5:45
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Godley & Creme
Producer(s) Godley & Creme

"An Englishman in New York" is a single released by Godley & Creme, from their 1979 album Freeze Frame. It is memorable for an innovative self-produced music video which involved Godley singing in front of Creme, as Creme conducted mannequins dressed up as members of a 1930s big band orchestra, and for its chorus hook line, "Strange apparatus...".

It charted in Germany (no.25), the Netherlands (no.7) and Belgium (no.4).[1]


  1. ^ "Dutchcharts". Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

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