Written by:

 Hanley, S; Smith, ME; Smith, B

Initial Release:

 Bend Sinister - Beggars Banquet LP: BEGA75; cassette: BEGC75; CD: BEGA75CD (later BBL75CD)


 29 September 1986

Subsequent Releases:


Official Live Recordings: 


Group on initial recording:

 Mark E Smith - vocals, Brix Smith - guitar, keyboards, vocals; Craig Scanlon – guitar; Steve Hanley - bass guitar ;Simon Rogers – keyboards, guitar; Simon Wolstencroft - drums, percussion

First Played Live:

 Slough 11/7/86

Last Played Live:

 Amsterdam 21/2/87

Number of known times played:



Famously written about a fan whole stole the backdrop at a gig in Bournemouth. (Assumed to be the gig of 23/10/85)
Remarkable that this track only exists on the original album and it has never been released in the US as it was missed off the album!