"...getting sick of feeling strange."


  •  Above: The GEM Singles, UK LP release, 2016, front and back covers.
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Cat. No: DEMREC 118
Label: Demon Records
Recorded: 1979 - 1981
Released: 29th January 2016


Side 1:

Stranglehold (Harper)*
World War (Harper / Garratt)*
Rockers (Harper / Garratt)*
Tomorrow's Girls (Harper)*
Scum Of The Earth (Harper / Garratt)*
Telephone Numbers (Harper / Garratt / Slack / Lyons)*
She's Not There (Argent)*
Kicks (Harper / Garratt)*
Victim (Harper / Garratt)*
The Same Thing (Harper / Slack)*
Warhead (Harper / Slack)*
The Harper (Garratt)*

Run-out groove: 136106E1/A


Side 2:

Waiting For The Man (Reed)*
Teenage (Harper)*
Left For Dead (Harper / Garratt)*
New-York State Police (Harper / Garratt)*
Party In Paris (Harper)$
Fall Of The Empire Harper / Garratt / Nixon)$
Keep On Running (Harper / Gibbs)$
Perfect Girl (Harper / Garratt)$
Ice Age (Harper / Garratt)$
Party In Paris (French Version) (Harper)$

Run-out groove: 136106E2/A


Line Up

Vocals: Charlie Harper/Paul Slack on "She's Not There"
Guitar: Nicky Garratt
Bass: Paul Slack*/Alvin Gibbs$
Drums: Pete Davies*/Steve Roberts$


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Side 1 Side 2


  • Above: Sticker from shrinkwrap


Below: Record Collector review of this LP


News story on T&M:


The Demon Music Group have released all the U.K. Subs' Gem Records singles from 1979 to 1981 on one LP. Entitled U.K. SUBS THE GEM SINGLES, this is a top quality production from Captain Oi!, Chase The Ace Design and Time & Matter.

Having recently put out the popular and superbly packaged complete Gem Records U.K. Subs recordings on a 5-CD boxset, as well as re-issuing the first 4 albums on LP, this latest re-issue comprises 22 tracks and comes on green vinyl, gatefold sleeve and inner bag with liner notes.

Available to order now for £18-99 inc. UK p&p from Captain Oi! Records, who oversaw the design of this superb release...




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