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Private Life
She's Lost Control

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single, Pic) Island Records WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
12WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life (Long Version) / She's Lost Control (Long Version)(12") Island Records 12WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
10.606629.25 Grace Jones Private Life (Long Version) / She's Lost Control (Long Version)(12") Island Records 10.606629.25 Portugal 1980 Sell This Version
12 WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life (Long Version)(12", S/Sided, W/Lbl) Island Records 12 WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
102.305, 102 305 Grace Jones Private Life / Pars(7", Single) Island Records, Island Records, MCA Records, MCA Records 102.305, 102 305 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
102 305, 102.305 Grace Jones Private Life / Pars(7", Single) Island Records, Island Records 102 305, 102.305 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
12WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life / She's Lost Control(12") Island Records 12WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
600 261 Grace Jones Private Life / She's Lost Control(12") Island Records 600 261 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life / She's Lost Control(12", Single) Island Records, Island Records 12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life / She's Lost Control(12", Single) Island Records, Island Records 12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
102 261-100 Grace Jones Private Life / She's Lost Control(7", Single) Island Records 102 261-100 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
6010 258 Grace Jones Private Life(7") Island Records 6010 258 France 1980 Sell This Version
K7995 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single) Island Records K7995 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
WIP 26629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single) Island Records WIP 26629 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single) Island Records WIP 6629 Ireland 1980 Sell This Version
K7995 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single) Island Records K7995 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single, Com) Island Records WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single, Promo) Island Records WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
WIP 6629 Grace Jones Private Life(7", Single, Sol) Island Records WIP 6629 UK 1980 Sell This Version
5366569, 0600753665695 Grace Jones Private Life (Long & Dub Version) / She's Lost Control (Long & Dub Version)(12", RE) Island Records, Island Records 5366569, 0600753665695 UK & Europe 2016 Sell This Version
GJ001 Grace Jones Private Life (Remix)(12", S/Sided, Unofficial) Not On Label (Grace Jones) GJ001 Unknown Sell This Version

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domskilamonski

domskilamonski

July 23, 2020
referencing Private Life, 7", Single, Pic, WIP 6629
She's lost control,how can you fook up a song like that?she needs to apologise!
Madison-chan

Madison-chan

July 2, 2020
referencing Private Life / She's Lost Control, 12", 12WIP 6629

This version of She's Lost Control by JD is something else - not in a bad way. Worth a listen.
beoleTM

beoleTM

September 4, 2017
referencing Private Life (Long & Dub Version) / She's Lost Control (Long & Dub Version), 12", RE, 5366569, 0600753665695
Sounds compared to the original 12" from the Eghties completely squashed and lifeless ...
yeahyeahnoh

yeahyeahnoh

January 3, 2014
referencing Private Life / She's Lost Control, 12", Single, 12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629
In my collection without picture sleeve, with general die cut sleeve
Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 12WIP 6629-A
Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 12WIP 6629-B
Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side A): 12 WIP 6629 A- 2 U
Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side B): 12 WIP 6629 B- 1 U
No mention of made in ....
Crijevo

Crijevo

February 24, 2009
referencing Private Life / She's Lost Control, 12", Single, 12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629
Well, according to the previous reviews of this single alone, I agree these two songs are quite at odds with eachother - the masculine mistique tenderness of 'Private Life' isn't at all a greatful one to pair down. But on 'She's Lost Control', if not for the irony of such an unusual Joy Division takeover, thing seems to work in its own right to quite an impressive level. There is strange humour surrounding Grace's insane vocal theatrics here. Music is impressively weird and twisted, packed with merciless dub-effects that perfectly depict the madness put into Ian Curtis's lyrics.

If not to great effect, 'She's Lost Control' is effective step from gothic stereotypes many others used to cover a(ny) Joy Division song. Grace already pioneered in giving others her trademark approval - take 'Warm Leatherette' alone as one such perfect example. A minimal synth tune was turned into adorable, groovy avant-pop song. But that's another story.

Maybe 'She's Lost Control' isn't someone's cup of tea but it is far from being the worst cover ever, leaving others no chance to compare. I guess, we'll all agree, there are far much worse examples of other people's songs butcherings than this one. No matter how redundant or ridiculous she gets sometimes, it's still amazing Grace we're hearing.
SakenaRibena

SakenaRibena

July 8, 2008
referencing Private Life / She's Lost Control, 12", Single, 12WIP 6629, 12 WIP 6629
I personally love both the covers.
Grace Jones version of "She's Lost Control" is so special it becomes a whole new song "I've lost control".
It starts our gracefully and during the track she evolves into this crazy hurt woman screaming out her pain and loosing her control in a reagga/dub kind of way.
The way she takes this masculine song and turns it to a song from a womans point view still with respect for the original poetry in the lyrics is really nice. It is one of my favorite coversongs, cause it is so original.