(Get A) Grip (On Yourself) – The Stranglers (1977)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, (Get A) Grip (on Yourself) by The Stranglers. The record was released in 1977, on the United Artists record label and has been reworked into the silhouette of a crossed wrench and spanner.

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of The Stranglers, punk rock, a car / bike mechanic or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: (Get A) Grip (on Yourself)
Media Artist/s: The Stranglers
Record Label: United Artists
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1970s
Genre: Punk Rock

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The Stranglers – The Artist

The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene. Scoring some 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums to date in a career spanning four decades, the Stranglers are one of the longest-surviving and most “continuously successful” bands to have or they originally built a following within the mid-1970s pub rock scene. While their aggressive, no-compromise attitude identified them as one of the instigators of the UK punk rock scene that followed, their idiosyncratic approach rarely followed any single musical genre and the group went on to explore a variety of musical styles, from new wave, art rock, gothic rock and pop. The original personnel were drums / Jet Black, bass player/vocalist Jean-Jacques Burnel, guitarist/vocalist Hugh Cornwell and keyboardist/guitarist Hans Wärmling, who was replaced by keyboardist Dave Greenfield within a year.

(Get A) Grip (On Yourself) – The Song

(Get A) Grip On Yourself) or “Grip”, is a 1977 single by The Stranglers from the album Rattus Norvegicus. The Stranglers’ first single, it reached number 44 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was written by Hugh Cornwell, and featured Welsh coal miner Eric Clark on saxophone. To “Get A Grip On Yourself” is an expression that means to make an effort to control your emotions and behave more calmly: Stop panicking and get a grip on yourself!

Crossed Wrench and Spanner – The Shape

A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects—usually rotary fasteners, such as nuts and bolts—or keep them from turning. In Commonwealth English (excluding Canada), spanner is the standard term. The most common shapes are called open-ended spanner and ring spanner. The term wrench is generally used for tools that turn non-fastening devices (e.g. tap wrench and pipe wrench), or may be used for a monkey wrench – an adjustable pipe wrench. In North American English, wrench is the standard term.. 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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(Get A) Grip (On Yourself) – The Stranglers (1977)

£49.95

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, (Get A) Grip (on Yourself) by The Stranglers. The record was released in 1977, on the United Artists record label and has been reworked into the silhouette of a crossed wrench and spanner.

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of The Stranglers, punk rock, a car / bike mechanic or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: (Get A) Grip (on Yourself)
Media Artist/s: The Stranglers
Record Label: United Artists
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1970s
Genre: Punk Rock

Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm
Description

Description

Additional information about this, The Stranglers vinyl art.

The Stranglers – The Artist

The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene. Scoring some 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums to date in a career spanning four decades, the Stranglers are one of the longest-surviving and most “continuously successful” bands to have or they originally built a following within the mid-1970s pub rock scene. While their aggressive, no-compromise attitude identified them as one of the instigators of the UK punk rock scene that followed, their idiosyncratic approach rarely followed any single musical genre and the group went on to explore a variety of musical styles, from new wave, art rock, gothic rock and pop. The original personnel were drums / Jet Black, bass player/vocalist Jean-Jacques Burnel, guitarist/vocalist Hugh Cornwell and keyboardist/guitarist Hans Wärmling, who was replaced by keyboardist Dave Greenfield within a year.

(Get A) Grip (On Yourself) – The Song

(Get A) Grip On Yourself) or “Grip”, is a 1977 single by The Stranglers from the album Rattus Norvegicus. The Stranglers’ first single, it reached number 44 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was written by Hugh Cornwell, and featured Welsh coal miner Eric Clark on saxophone. To “Get A Grip On Yourself” is an expression that means to make an effort to control your emotions and behave more calmly: Stop panicking and get a grip on yourself!

Crossed Wrench and Spanner – The Shape

A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects—usually rotary fasteners, such as nuts and bolts—or keep them from turning. In Commonwealth English (excluding Canada), spanner is the standard term. The most common shapes are called open-ended spanner and ring spanner. The term wrench is generally used for tools that turn non-fastening devices (e.g. tap wrench and pipe wrench), or may be used for a monkey wrench – an adjustable pipe wrench. In North American English, wrench is the standard term.. 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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