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Performer: The Damned
Genre: Rock
Title: Music For Pleasure
Country: UK
Released: 1988
Style: Punk
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Music for Pleasure (The Damned album). Music for Pleasure is the second studio album by English punk rock band the Damned. It was released on 18 November 1977 by Stiff Records. Music for Pleasure was produced by Nick Mason of Pink Floyd. The Damned originally sought out former Pink Floyd member Syd Barrett, but were unsuccessful due to his reclusive lifestyle.

The Damned - Music For Pleasure (1977). Songs in album The Damned - Music For Pleasure (1977).

The Damned released their first album, Damned Damned Damned, on 18 February 1977. Produced by Nick Lowe, it was the first full-length album released by a British punk band, and included a new single, "Neat Neat Neat". The band went on tour to promote the album, in March opening for T. Rex on their final tour. Later that spring, they became the first British punk band to tour the United States. According to Brendan Mullen, founder of the Los Angeles club The Masque, their first tour of the .  . In December, this album was released as Music For Pleasure, and was quickly dismissed by critics. Its failure led to the band being dropped from Stiff Records. Scabies was also displeased with the album, and quit the band after the recording.

Music for Pleasure, 1977. Problem Child, 02:12. Don't Cry Wolf, 03:11. Stretcher Case (Music For Pleasure), 01:52. Idiot Box (Music For Pleasure), 04:56. You Take My Money, 01:58. Creep (You Can't Fool Me), 02:12.

Band Name The Damned. Album Name Music for Pleasure. Data de aparición 18 Noviembre 1977. Labels Stiff Records Frontier Records Demon Records. Estilo MusicalPunk-Rock. Miembros poseen este álbum1.

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More a historical document than a great album, 'Music for Pleasure's' highlights include 'Politics', 'Alone', 'Your Eyes', a. Produced, for numerous arcane reasons, by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, the second damned album, 'Music For Pleasure', was considered a disaster at the time and led to their being dropped from Stiff and their first break-up. In retrospect, however, it's quite a respectable punk artefact, though the Damned themselves rejected it and never performed any of its songs again.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Problem Child 2:11
A2 Don`t Cry Wolf 3:10
A3 One Way Love 3:40
A4 Politics 2:22
A5 Stretcher Case 1:50
A6 Idiot Box 4:53
B1 You Take My Money 2:00
B2 Alone 3:32
B3 Your Eyes 2:49
B4 Creep (You Can't Fool Me) 2:13
B5 You Know
Saxophone – Lol Coxhill

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Demon Records
  • Licensed From – Fanpack Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Stiff Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fanpack Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Demon Records Ltd.


  • Bass, Guitar, Vocals – Captain Sensible
  • Drums – Rat Scabies
  • Engineer – Brian Humphries, Nick Griffiths
  • Guitar – Lu*
  • Guitar, Vocals – Brian James
  • Mastered By – MAX*
  • Photography By – Chris Gabrin
  • Producer – Nick Mason
  • Vocals – Dave Vanian
  • Written-By – James*, Vanian* (tracks: B3), Scabies* (tracks: A1, A5, A6)


Recorded at Brittania Row Studios/London.

Back cover:
Issued under license from Fanpack Ltd.
Demon Records
Brentford, Middx.
Manufactured in England.

33 1/3 RPM
Manufactured in England
Issued under licence from Fanpack Ltd.
Rock Music Co
(P) 1977 Stiff Records/Fanpack Ltd.
© 1988 Demon Records Ltd.

A/B side runout groove: MAX

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 014757 031083
  • Matrix / Runout (A side, etched): FIEND - 108 - A1 * MAX
  • Matrix / Runout (B side, etched): FIEND - 108 - B1 * MAX
  • Other (sticker on cover): "LIMITED EDITION COLOURED VINYL!"

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SEEZ 5 The Damned Music For Pleasure ‎(LP, Album) Stiff Records SEEZ 5 UK 1977
TECI-24406 The Damned Music For Pleasure ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Imperial Records TECI-24406 Japan 2007
SEEZ 5 The Damned Music For Pleasure ‎(LP, Album) Stiff Records SEEZ 5 New Zealand 1978
31069-2 The Damned Music For Pleasure ‎(CD, Album) Frontier Records 31069-2 US 1997
940563 The Damned Music For Pleasure ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Stiff Records, Barclay 940563 France 1977