Golden Brown - The Stranglers
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The Stranglers - "Golden Brown" (Dec '81, Liberty), is a track (first released on 7", then on the "La Folie" album, the same month), with much controversy surrounding it's lyrics. "The Stranglers Song By Song" (Hugh Cornwell's book), states: "'Golden Brown' works on two levels - It's about heroin & also about a girl". Essentially, the lyrics describe how "both provided me with pleasurable times." Sites: LyricWiki.
The Stranglers are a rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were originally called The Guildford Stranglers and operated from an off-licence in the town. They also based themselves in the nearby village of Chiddingfold for a while. Original personnel were singer/guitarist Hugh Cornwell (from Kentish Town, London), keyboardist/guitarist Hans Wärmling (from Sweden, replaced within two years by Brighton-born keyboardist Dave Greenfield) Show more ...
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