Adam And The Ants – Prince Charming 1981 Epic Records Good Condition . Adam Ant was the king of 1980s camp, shifting millions of records dressed as a pirate. “Mowhok” is faceless and “S.E.X.” remained quirky, but hookless. The still dreadful title cut following it pretty much killed off any enthusiasm that “Scorpios” had engendered. See more ideas about Adam ant, Ant music, Ants. Instead of holding up travellers with a pistol he holds a mirror to their faces. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Side 1 Scorpios Picasso Visita el Planeta de los Simios Prince Charming 5 Guns West That Voodoo. Where KOTWF swam deep in a sea of backed up hype and New Wave Rock Star Bravado, Prince Charming seemed to take itself a bit to seriously. Adam Ant/Marco Pirroni / Don't you ever, don't you ever / Stop being dandy, By early 1981, the wave of low price new wave label samplers was moving like a freight train. If you’ve not heard the two songs to a nunnery go and preview them online. $14.95. Complete your Adam And The Ants collection. I had read about Adam + the Ants in the press, and not always the music press. I bought “B-Side Babies” as soon as it came out, and have loved it ever since. But true New-Ro’s made their own togs or cobbled together styles to create the new. Five Guns West. Having bought this album upon release in 1981, I guess I can’t help but having my current view of it colored by nostalgia. shipping: + $4.03 shipping . This album features bass player Gary Tibbs in place of Kevin Mooney, the bassist on Kings of the Wild Frontier. London and Paris fashion houses would certainly take note through the 80’s to those music/fashion iconoclasts. Adam and the Ants Prince Charming. Tracks Scorpios Picasso Visita el Planeta de los Simios Prince Charming 5 Guns West That Voodoo! The band seemed to ride a wave of hype across the UK tabloids to roost at number one that year. Perhaps this oversight was an unconscious censorship – because otherwise none of the other candidates would have stood a chance. Catalogue Number CBS 85268. ‘Stand and Deliver’ was a pitch perfect pop song, noisily celebrating male narcissism and declaring, with wailing warcry, a national uprising against naffness – while holding grown-ups to ransom. “Ant Rap” was a case of Adam getting to rap ahead of Malcolm McLaren [who probably gave him the idea int he first place] and it remains a fascinating, percussive mashup of Latin parade band music, and the sound and form of early rap music from the dawn of time. I am having trouble thinking of any further examples of this in the Nu-Ro canon. $9.97. It worked like a fiend for me. “Prince Charming” was not been an album I have been clamoring to hear, to put it mildly. Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming : Tracklist (Vinyl) A1 : Scorpios : A2 : Picasso Visita El Planeta De Los Simios : A3 : Prince Charming : A4 : Five Guns West : A5 : That Voodoo! Written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni, and featuring on the album of the same name, it was Adam and the Ants' second number-one single in a row and was the fifth biggest hit of the year 1981. Or more likely down to the fact I was born a bit late for punk and so only remembered Adam Ant in his much more successful, much more made-up new romantic ‘dandy highwayman’ phase which twas technically new wave musically, but very much new romantic visually and ideologically. Country Israel. 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