Neat Neat Neat

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"Neat Neat Neat"
Four men with paper-bags on their heads.
Cover of the 1977 UK single
Single by The Damned
from the album Damned Damned Damned
  • "Stab Your Back"
  • "Singalongascabies"
Released18 February 1977 (1977-02-18)
GenrePunk rock
Songwriter(s)Brian James
Producer(s)Nick Lowe
The Damned singles chronology
"New Rose"
"Neat Neat Neat"
"Stretcher Case Baby"
Audio sample
"Neat Neat Neat"

"Neat Neat Neat" is the second single by punk rock band the Damned,[1][2] released 18 February 1977 on Stiff Records, simultaneously with their debut album Damned Damned Damned.

The single was reissued in Stiff's Damned 4 Pack mail-order set. A CD version was issued in the Stiff Singles 1976-1977 box set by Castle Music in 2003.

The single was also issued in Australia, Ireland, Japan (on Island Records) and New Zealand.

In 2005, Stylus Magazine ranked the song's bassline at No. 33 in their list of the "Top 50 Basslines of All Time".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Neat Neat Neat" (James) - 2:44
  2. "Stab Your Back" (Scabies) - 1:01
  3. "Singalonga Scabies" (Scabies) - 1:00

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Production credits[edit]


  1. ^ Bradley, Michael (15 March 2016). "The 10 best punk rock singles, by The Undertones' Michael Bradley". TeamRock. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. The Damned - Neat Neat Neat at AllMusic. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "Stylus Magazine's Top 50 Basslines Of All Time - Article". Stylus Magazine. 2008-10-04. Retrieved 2016-10-12.

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