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The Shadow of Love

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B-side  "Nightshift"
Format  7"/10"/12" single
Length  3:51
Released  10 June 1985
Recorded  1985
Label  MCA GRIM 2

"The Shadow Of Love" was a single released by The Damned in 1985.


It was released in several formats, with the 10" and 12" versions featuring different mixes of "The Shadow of Love", as well as a bonus track, "Would You". Limited numbers of the 7" single included a bonus record, featuring Rat Scabies' solo single "Let There Be Rats", previously only available via mail order. The song was promoted with the help of a video directed by Peter Cornish, and reached No. 25 in the UK charts.

MCA also issued the single in Germany, with the German 7" featuring a slightly different mix of "The Shadow of Love".

Track listing

  1. "The Shadow of Love" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 3:51
  2. "Nightshift" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick)

Bonus tracks on 10" version: -

  1. "The Shadow of Love (Ten Inches of Hell Mix)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 6:32
  2. "Would You" (Mason, Scabies, Jugg, Vanian, Merrick)

Production credits

  • Producers:
  • Jon Kelly on "The Shadow of Love"
  • The Damned on "Nightshift" and "Would You"
  • Musicians:
  • Dave Vanian: Vocals
  • Roman Jugg: Guitar, vocals on "Edward the Bear"
  • Rat Scabies: Drums
  • Bryn Merrick: Bass
  • References

    The Shadow of Love Wikipedia

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