Love Needs No Disguise

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"Love Needs No Disguise"
Single by Gary Numan and Dramatis
from the album For Future Reference
B-side "Take Me Home"
"Face to Face"[1]
Released 5 December 1981 (1981-12-05)[1]
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl[2]
Recorded Ridge Farm Studios, Rusper[1]
Genre New wave
Length 4:36[1]
Label Beggars Banquet[1]
Songwriter(s) Ced Sharpley, Chris Payne, Denis Haines, Russell Bell
Producer(s) Dramatis, Simon Heyworth[1]
Gary Numan singles chronology
"She's Got Claws"
(1981)
"Love Needs No Disguise"
(1981)
"Music for Chameleons"
(1982)
"She's Got Claws"
(1981)
"Love Needs No Disguise"
(1981)
"Music for Chameleons"
(1982)
Dramatis singles chronology
"Ex Luna Scientia"
(1981) Ex Luna Scientia1981
"Love Needs No Disguise"
(1981) Love Needs No Disguise1981
"No-One Lives Forever"
(1981) No-One Lives Forever1981

"Love Needs No Disguise" is a 1981 single by Dramatis featuring Gary Numan on vocals. It charted at number 33 on the UK Singles Chart.[3] It got its live debut on The Warriors Tour in 1983. Of the song, Numan recalled:

"This was just the break they needed; I didn’t have anything to do with the writing of the song and I had a great time recording the video"

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Love Needs No Disguise" Ced Sharpley, Chris Payne, Denis Haines, Russell Bell Gary Numan and Dramatis 4:36
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
2. "Take Me Home" Sharpley, Payne, Haines, Bell Dramatis 5:36
3. "Face to Face" (12" only) Gary Numan Gary Numan 3:41

Charts[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Gary Numan / Dramatis - Love Needs No Disguise (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gary Numan And Dramatis - Love Needs No Disguise". Discogs. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Archive Chart". Official Charts Company. 5 December 1981. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 April 2013 (2013-04-02).

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