Edward the Bear

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"Edward the Bear"
Song by The Damned
from the album Phantasmagoria
Released July, 1985.
Recorded March - June, 1985.
Length 3:38 (album version)
3:54 (single version)
Songwriter(s) Roman Jugg
Dave Vanian
Captain Sensible
Rat Scabies and
Bryn Merrick with
Henry Badowski
Producer(s) The Damned and Jon Kelly.

Edward the Bear is a song by The Damned. It was recorded for and released on their album Phantasmagoria. It is one of only a handful of songs by The Damned to not feature Dave Vanian on lead vocals and it is sung by temporary Damned member Roman Jugg. The single and album versions are entirely different recordings, with the single and album versions differing in length, arrangement and band line-up. The single version features Paul Gray on bass guitar while the album version features Bryn Merrick on bass. The song bears a striking resemblance to "Baby Sign Here With Me" by Henry Badowski, who toured with The Damned for a short time in the eighties.