Strip (The Chameleons album)

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Studio album by The Chameleons
Released 1 May 2000
Studio Suite 16 Studios, Rochdale, England
Label Paradiso
  • The Chameleons
  • Jonathan Barrett
  • Shan Hira
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Strip is the fourth album by English post-punk band the Chameleons. It was released 1 May 2000 on record label Paradiso, following the band's reformation that year.[1] It consists of acoustic arrangements of The Chameleons' previously released songs.


Strip was released 1 May 2000 on record label Paradiso.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

AllMusic wrote that the album "[doesn't] so much retread its golden oldies for the umpteenth time as recast them completely as modern ideas".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Chameleons (Mark Burgess, Dave Fielding and Reg Smithies).

No. Title Length
1. "Less Than Human" 4:01
2. "Nathan's Phase" 3:36
3. "Here Today" 4:46
4. "Soul in Isolation" 8:21
5. "Pleasure and Pain" 4:49
6. "Paradiso" 5:17
7. "Caution" 7:21
8. "On the Beach" 4:34
9. "Road to San Remo" 1:05
10. "Indian" 4:17


The Chameleons
  • Mark Burgess – vocals, bass guitar, 12-string guitar, liner notes, sleeve artwork, production
  • Dave Fielding – acoustic guitar, harmonica, 12-string guitar, didgeridoo, production
  • Reg Smithies – acoustic guitar, percussion, electric guitar, 12-string guitar, production
  • Jonathan Barrett – production, engineering
  • Shan Hira – production, engineering
  • Nimbus – mastering


  1. ^ Larkin, Colin (2000). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Oxford University Press. p. 282. ISBN 0195313739. 
  2. ^ "The Chameleons – Releases". The Chameleons. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Rabid, Jack. "Strip – The Chameleons UK | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 

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