Off the Beaten Track

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For the TV series, see Off the Beaten Track (TV series).
Off the Beaten Track
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Compilation album by The Stranglers
Released 1986
Recorded 1977 - 1982
Genre Rock
Label EMI
The Stranglers compilations chronology
The Collection 1977-1982
(1982)
Off the Beaten Track
(1986)
Rarities
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Off The Beaten Track is a compilation album by The Stranglers.[1] It was released by EMI, who had acquired the back catalogues of the Strangler's former labels United Artists and Liberty. The compilation collects tracks which were originally only available as the A-side or B-sides to various 7" vinyl singles released by United Artists and Liberty.

The collection reached No. 80 in the UK Albums Chart in September 1986.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Go Buddy Go" - b-side to "Peaches" (1977)
  2. "Top Secret" - b-side to "Thrown Away" (1981)
  3. "Old Codger" - b-side to "Walk On By" (1978)
  4. "Maninwhite" - b-side to "Just Like Nothing On Earth" (1981)
  5. "Rok It to the Moon" - b-side to "5 Minutes" (1978)
  6. "Love 30" - b-side to "Golden Brown" (1982)
  7. "Shut Up" - b-side to "Nice 'n' Sleazy" (1978)
  8. "Walk On By" - non-album single, and also from the Black and White free EP (1978)
  9. "Vietnamerica" - b-side to "Let Me Introduce You to the Family" (1981)
  10. "Mean to Me" - from the Black and White free EP (1978)
  11. "Cruel Garden" - b-side to "Strange Little Girl" (1982)
  12. "Yellowcake UF6" - b-side to "Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)" (1979)
  13. "5 Minutes" - non-album single (1978)[1]

Personnel[edit]

The Stranglers
Additional musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Off the Beaten Track at AllMusic
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 535. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.