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The Belle Stars (Transparent Red Vinyl)

The Belle Stars

The Belle Stars (Transparent Red Vinyl)

The Belle Stars

The Belle Stars (Transparent Red Vinyl)

Release information

Release information

Label: Demon Records • Format: Vinyl • Date: 20/09/2019 Cat#: DEMREC466 • Barcode: 5014797900097 • Genre:

Track Listing

  1. Sign Of The Times
  2. Ci Ya Ya
  3. The Clapping Song
  4. Indian Summer
  5. Harlem Shuffle
  6. The Reason
  7. Iko Iko
  8. Baby I’m Yours
  9. Mockingbird
  10. The Snake
  11. Burning
  12. Needle In A Haystack
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About this release

Formed in 1980 from the ashes of the Two Tone label act The Bodysnatchers, The Belle Stars – a seven-piece, all singing, all playing, all female combo – signed to the legendary Stiff Records label in 1981, enjoying seven UK singles chart entries between 1982 and 1984.

Released on vinyl for the first time since 1983, the band’s eponymous album, which reached # 15 on the UK LP charts, features the hits “Sign Of The Times” (# 3), “The Clapping Song” (# 11), “Iko Iko” (as featured in the film “Rainman”), and “Mockingbird”. Also featuredare the band’s versions of the Northern Soul classic “The Snake”, and Motown standards “Harlem Shuffle” and “Needle In A Haystack”.