Singles

This is a discography of Strawberry Switchblade's UK releases. Releases from other countries are only included where the cover or tracks vary from the UK release.

All singles came in picture covers, except picture discs and Filipino singles.



Trees and Flowers

July 1983

Trees and Flowers 7-inch cover

7": 92 Happy Customers [HAPS001]

A) Trees And Flowers
download MP3 - 3.5 MB
B) Go Away
download MP3 - 2.59 MB

Trees and Flowers 12-inch cover

12": 92 Happy Customers [HAPT001]

A) Trees And Flowers
download MP3 - 3.5 MB
B1) Go Away
download MP3 - 2.59 MB
B2) Trees And Flowers (Just Music)
download MP3 - 3.64 MB

12" does NOT feature Trees & Flowers (Extended Mix) - that version only appears on The 12" Album, the 1997 Japanese reissue of the Strawberry Switchblade album and The Platinum Collection.

Go Away is a different version to the one on the album - just guitar, melodica and voices.

A limited reissue pressing of the 7" was made on Korova [SAM240] and given away with initial copies of the album Strawberry Switchblade.

Since Yesterday

November 1984

Since Yesterday cover

7": Korova [KOW38]

A) Since Yesterday
B) By The Sea
download MP3 - 2.71 MB

Since Yesterday cover

12": Korova [KOW38T]

A) Since Yesterday
B1) By The Sea
download MP3 - 2.71 MB
B2) Sunday Morning
download MP3 - 2.07 MB

Since Yesterday twelve inch picture disc

12" picture disc: Korova [KOW38PT]

A) Since Yesterday
B1) By The Sea
download MP3 - 2.71 MB
B2) Sunday Morning
download MP3 - 2.07 MB

Since Yesterday Japanese 7 inch cover

Japanese 7": Warner Pioneer [P-1959]

A) Since Yesterday
B) By The Sea

download MP3 - 2.71 MB
Since Yesterday Japanese 3 inch CD cover

3" CD reissue: WEA Japan [WGSP-1005], 2004

Since Yesterday

Limited copies of 12" with colour poster and a sticker on the cover 'includes free poster', white lettering on blue.

Some copies of 12" reported to include copies of the promotional flexi disc (see below for details).

Some copies of 12" picture disc bear a sticker - blue lettering on white, 7cm diameter, 'STRAWBERRY SWITCHBLADE "SINCE YESTERDAY" KOW 38 PT'

The 1-track 3" CD was given away with candy-toys. Usually they are a mini-figure and some sweet in a randomly selected boxes sold in sweet shops and supermarkets, but in 2004 some '3" CD & sweet' were issued and Since Yesterday was one of the 10 songs in the 'Classic Hits from 70's & 80's' series. Issued with an insert sheet facsimile of the original cover artwork.

Promotional flexi disc

late 1984

Promotional flexi disc cover

7": WEA

33rpm promotional flexidisc stapled into wraparound sleeve. Disc features excerpts from Go Away, Since Yesterday, Being Cold, Deep Water and Who Knows What Love Is? with spoken intro and links by Janice Long.

Mostly given away at gigs in late 1984, it is also reported in one source as being given away with the Since Yesterday 12 inch and/or the Strawberry Switchblade album.

Let Her Go

March 1985

Let Her Go cover

7": Korova [KOW39]

A) Let Her Go
B) Beautiful End

Let Her Go strawberry shaped picture disc

Strawberry shaped picture disc: Korova [KOW39P]

A) Let Her Go
B) Beautiful End

Let Her Go cover

12": Korova [KOW39T]

A) Let Her Go
B1) Beautiful End
B2) Michael Who Walks By Night

Let Her Go Japanese cover

Japanese 7": Warner Pioneer [P-1990]

A) Let Her Go
B) Beautiful End

Let Her Go Philippines 7 inch

Philippines 7": Warner Brothers [WB77-493]

A) Let Her Go
B) Let Her Go

Let Her Go Philippines 12 inch

Philippines limited edition 12": Warner Brothers [DS-062]

A) Let Her Go (Kitchen Synch Mix)
B) Let Her Go

Some copies of the shaped picture disc have a sticker on the cover - white lettering on red, 12cm diameter, 'LIMITED EDITION PICTURE DISC Strawberry Switchblade KOW39P'

Weirdly, the 7" Filipino pressing has the same version of Let Her Go on both sides (this was deliberate and definitely not a pressing mix-up or just the same label both sides)

Who Knows What Love Is?

May 1985

Who Knows What Love Is cover

7": Korova [KOW41]

A) Who Knows What Love Is?
B) Poor Hearts

Who Knows What Love Is cover

12": Korova [KOW41T]

A1) Who Knows What Love Is?
A2) Poor Hearts
B) Let Her Go (Kitchensynch Mix-Up)

Who Knows What Love Is Japanese cover

Japanese 7": Warner Pioneer [P-2011]

A) Who Knows What Love Is?
B) Poor Hearts

Who Knows What Love Is Filipino 7 inch

Phillipines 7": Warner Brothers [WB77-502]

A) Who Knows What Love Is?
B) Secrets

Let Her Go (Kitchensynch Mix-Up) is the same as the 'extended mix' featured on The 12" Album.

Beautiful End

mid 1985
Released in Philippines only

Beautiful End Filipino 12 inch

12": Warner Brothers [DS063]

A) Beautiful End
B) Michael Who Walks By Night

Limited edition 12" single released in the Philippines only. Issued in generic record company sleeve with sticker approx 13cm x 7cm, white lettering on pink, 'extended play Strawberry Switchblade 1) Beautiful End 2) Michael Who Walks By Night'.

Ecstasy (Apple Of My Eye)

mid 1985
Released in Japan only

Ecstasy (Apple Of My Eye) cover

7": WEA [P2018]

A) Ecstasy (Apple Of My Eye)
B) Being Cold

Jolene

September 1985

Jolene cover

7": Korova [KOW42]

A) Jolene
B) Being Cold

Jolene strawberry shaped picture disc

Strawberry shaped picture disc: Korova [KOW42P]

A) Jolene
B) Being Cold

Jolene cover

12": Korova [KOW42T]

A) Jolene
B1) Black Taxi
B2) Being Cold

Jolene Japanese cover

Japanese 7": Warner Pioneer [P-2033]

A) Jolene
B) Black Taxi

Jolene Philippines 12 inch

Philippines limited edition 12": Warner Brothers [DS-060]

A) Jolene
B1) Black Taxi
B2) Being Cold

Some of the shaped picture discs sold uncut as 12" discs.

I Can Feel

1986 - Released in Japan only

I Can Feel cover

7": WEA [P2074]

A) I Can Feel
B) Since Yesterday (Extended Mix)