Stranglers – In The Night – Cassette
In the Night by The Stranglers is an album that encapsulates the band’s unique blend of punk, new wave, and post-punk influences. Released in 1982, it marks a significant point in The Stranglers’ career as they continued to evolve their sound.
The Stranglers were known for their distinct approach to punk, incorporating elements of rock, reggae, and darkly humorous lyrics. In the Night is no exception, featuring a mix of energetic rock tracks and more melodic, atmospheric songs.
Lyrically, the album explores a range of themes, from social commentary to personal introspection. The band’s signature wit and satirical edge shine through in tracks like “Nuclear Device” and “Who Wants the World,” while songs like “Golden Brown” exhibit a more introspective and poetic side.
In the Night was not as popular as The Stranglers’ earlier albums, but it remains a fan favorite and showcases the band’s versatility and songwriting prowess. The album represents a transitional period for The Stranglers, as they continued to push the boundaries of their musical style, making it an essential part of their discography.
1. Time To Die
2. Sugar Bullets
3. Heaven Or Hell
4. Laughing At The Pain
5. This Town
6. Brain Box
7. Southern Mountains
8. Gain Entry To Your Soul
9. Grand Canyon
10. Wet Afternoon
11. Never See
12. Leave It To The Dogs
13. Coffee Shop – (bonus track)
14. Vicious Circles – (bonus track)
15. So Uncool – (bonus track)