The Stranglers ‎– Rattus Norvegicus

A&M Records ‎– SP-4648
Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo

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A1 Sometimes 4:54
A2 Goodbye Toulouse 3:17
A3 London Lady 2:31
A4 Princess Of The Streets 4:36
A5 Hanging Around 4:27
B1 Peaches 4:05
B2 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)
Tenor Saxophone – Eric Clark (3)
B3 Ugly 4:07
Down In The Sewer (7:54)
B4.a Falling
B4.b Down In The Sewer
B4.c Trying To Get Out Again
B4.d Rats Rally

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℗ 1977 A&M Records, Inc.
© 1977 A&M Records, Inc.
Licensed by United Artists Records Limited
Published by Albion Music controlled in the U.S. by Irving Music, Inc.

Black text on white background labels with "PROMOTION COPY - NOT FOR SALE" banner across the top.
Sleeve may have stickers:
∙ "Warning: This album has not been edited for family listening. The tune "Ugly" contains explicit language. Beware!"
∙ Small white-on-gray sticker "Promotional Record For Broadcast & Review NOT FOR SALE"
Labels and spine show album title as "IV Rattus Norvegicus"; back cover shows title as "Rattus Norvegicus"

Issued with printed inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): SP-5033
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): SP-5034
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, etched ('MR' is stamped)): AM SP 5033 M2 [round 'MR' logo] Δ22369 (2)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, etched ('MR' is stamped)): AM SP 5034 M2 [round 'MR' logo] Δ22369-X (1)
  • Rights Society: BMI

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UAG 30045, FREE 3 The Stranglers Rattus Norvegicus(LP, Album + 7", Single + Ltd) United Artists Records, United Artists Records UAG 30045, FREE 3 UK 1977 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46362 2 The Stranglers IV / Rattus Norvegicus(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46362 2 UK 1988 Sell This Version
D-57537 The Stranglers IV (Rattus Norvegicus)(Cass, Album) United Artists Records D-57537 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
FA 3001, UAG 30045 The Stranglers Rattus Norvegicus(LP, Album, RE) Fame, Liberty, United Artists Records FA 3001, UAG 30045 UK Unknown Sell This Version
UAG 30045 The Stranglers Rattus Norvegicus(LP, Album) United Artists Records UAG 30045 UK 1977 Sell This Version