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ABC - Beauty Stab flac album
Beauty Stab
New Wave, Pop Rock, Synth-pop
FLAC album size:
1767 mb
Other formats:
4.3 ✪

Beauty Stab by ABC. 13 songs. Format – mp3. Download album for free and listen online on Myzcloud. Songs in album ABC - Beauty Stab (1983). 1. That Was Then But This Is Now. ABC. 03:34 320 Кб/с 1025.

Design – ABC. Design – Keith Breeden. Drums – Andy Newmark. Engineer – Bob Kraushaar, John Kurlander, Keith Nixon. Track 14 is taken from a yellow vinyl flexidisc, catalog MADDOX1. It is a mixed medley of songs from the album. Publishing Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 11 to 15: 10 Music Lt. Neutron Music Ltd. Tracks 2, 5, 8 to 10: Neutron Music Lt. 10 Music Ltd. Tracks 1 to 13 ℗ 1983 Mercury Records Limited Tracks 14, 15 ℗ 2005 Mercury Records Limited.

The difference between Beauty Stab's chart statistics in the . is extremely contrasting. The album's only single, "That Was Then and This Is Now," reached number 18 in the . while it stalled at number 89 in the United States. The album itself climbed to number 12 on ABC's side of the ocean, while it stalled at number 69 on the American charts. The reason that Beauty Stab made such a substantial impact in the .

Band Name ABC. Album Name Beauty Stab. Labels Mercury Records Vertigo Neutron. Members owning this album2.

4. The Power Of Persuasion. 6. By Default By Design.

Following a classic early 1980s début album that was universally adored and bought by millions around the world ("The Lexicon Of Love") was never going to be easy for anybody, least of all Martin Fry, Mark White and Stephen Singleton who make up Sheffield's finest pop alchemists ABC. But then ABC were no mugs.

Beauty Stab is an album you really, really have to sit with and let cook to discover its rewards. No one was ready to do this in the land of boom boxes and Breakfast Clubs, and that fact says more about the era than it says about Beauty Stab. In 2009, sitting with Ipod in Starbucks or wherever you'd like to take Beauty Stab, the answer is obvious. Nearly forgotten follow up to The Lexicon Of Love, Beauty Stab was a more political statement from ABC. Taking the rhythm section of Roxy Music's Avalon and adding some loud guitars, ABC stepped off of the dance floor.


A1 That Was Then But This Is Now 3:33
A2 Love's A Dangerous Language 3:39
A3 If I Ever Thought You'd Be Lonely 3:55
A4 The Power Of Persuasion 3:31
A5 Beauty Stab 2:06
A5 By Default By Design 4:07
B1 Hey Citizen! 3:55
B2 King Money 4:02
B3 Bite The Hand 3:06
B4 Unzip 2:49
B5 S.O.S. 4:48
B6 United Kingdom 3:19


  • Alto Saxophone, Written-By – Stephen Singleton
  • Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Howie Casey
  • Bass – Alan Spenner
  • Drums – Andy Newmark
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Kraushaar, John Kurlander, Keith Nixon
  • Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Written-By – Mark White
  • Producer – ABC, Gary Langan
  • Vocals, Written-By – Martin Fry


Assistant engineers: Bob Kraushaar @ Sarm Studios East, Keith Nixon @ Townhouse Studios, John Kurlander @ Abbey Road Studios. Recording took place throughout August, September and October 1983.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NTRL 2, 814 661-1 ABC Beauty Stab ‎(LP, Album) Neutron Records, Phonogram NTRL 2, 814 661-1 UK 1983
25PP-103 ABC Beauty Stab ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Mercury 25PP-103 Japan 1983
VOG-1-3332 ABC Beauty Stab ‎(LP, Album) Vertigo VOG-1-3332 Canada 1983
536 397-2 ABC Beauty Stab ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Mercury, Spectrum Music 536 397-2 UK Unknown
814 661-4 ABC Beauty Stab ‎(Cass, Album) Mercury 814 661-4 Netherlands 1983