In the Flesh (Blondie song)


In the Flesh (Blondie song)

Infobox Single
Name = In the Flesh


Artist = Blondie
from Album = Blondie
B-side = "Man Overboard"
Released = March 1977
Format = Vinyl
Recorded = 1976
Genre = New Wave
Length = 3:15
Label = Private Stock (US)
Chrysalis (Australia)
Writer = Chris Stein, Deborah Harry
Producer = Richard Gottehrer
Certification = Gold (ARIA)
Chart position = * #2 Australia
Last single = "X-Offender"
(1976)
This single = "In the Flesh"
(1977)
Next single = "Rip Her to Shreds"
(1977)
Misc = Audiosample
Upper caption = Audio sample
Audio file = BlondieInTheFlesh.ogg
Extra album cover
Upper caption = Alternate cover
Background = khaki


Lower caption = Australian edition of the "In The Flesh" single - the very first Blondie single to be issued on the Chrysalis label.

:"For the Pink Floyd song, see In the Flesh".

"In the Flesh" is a song by American New Wave band Blondie. Originally from the band's self titled debut album, "Blondie", the song was Blondie's second and final single on the Private Stock label. The song was used as a B-side to their first US and UK Chrysalis single "Rip Her to Shreds" along with "X-Offender".

In Australia, after the song was played by mistake on the nationally broadcast music program "Countdown", it was well received by the viewing audience. Chrysalis Records released the song as a single in Australia, with "Man Overboard" as the B-side. When it reached number 2 on the charts, Australia therefore became the first territory in which Blondie achieved a hit single.

Release history

;US 7" (PS-45.141)
#"In the Flesh" (Harry, Stein) – 2:33
#"Man Overboard" (Harry) – 3:22

;Australia 7" (K-6932)
#"In the Flesh" (Harry, Stein) – 2:33
#"Man Overboard" (Harry) – 3:22


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