Lively Arts

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"Lively Arts"
Damned Lively Arts.jpeg
Single by The Damned
from the album The Black Album
B-side"Teenage Dream" (Live)
Released10 October 1982
Format7"/10"/12" single
GenreNew wave, art punk, post-punk
LabelBig Beat
NS 80
Songwriter(s)Scabies, Sensible, Vanian, Gray
Producer(s)The Damned
The Damned singles chronology
"Dozen Girls"
"Lively Arts"

"Lively Arts" is a single released by The Damned.

Big Beat, budget imprint of Chiswick Records, followed up their belated release of "Wait for the Blackout" as a single with the release of another track from The Black Album, "Lively Arts". Like all of Big Beat's Damned reissues, the single failed to chart, not helped by the band not promoting it (they had recently released the new LP Strawberries on Bronze Records) and partly due to the track having been available on the album for


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lively Arts" (Scabies, Sensible, Vanian, Gray) - 3:57
  2. "Teenage Dream" (Scabies, Sensible, Vanian, Ward) - 2:36

Bonus Track on 10"/12" single: -

  1. "I'm So Bored" (Scabies, Sensible, Vanian, Ward) - 1:17

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