Strange Town


Strange Town

Infobox Single
Name = Strange Town


Artist = The Jam
from Album =
B-side = The Butterfly Collector
Released = 1979-03-17
Format = 7" vinyl
Recorded =
Genre = Mod Revival
Length = 3:48
Label = Polydor (UK)
Writer = Paul Weller
Producer = Vic Coppersmith-Heaven
Chart position = #15 (UK Singles Chart)
Last single = "Down in the Tube Station at Midnight"
(1978)
This single = "Strange Town"
(1979)
Next single = "When You're Young"
(1979)
The song "Strange Town" was released on 17 March 1979 by The Jam and reached #15 in the UK singles chart.

Backed by the Paul Weller-penned "The Butterfly Collector" the single was one of many The Jam singles that did not appear on any of the band's studio albums. "Strange Town" appears on the greatest hits album "Snap!". "The Butterfly Collector" appears in the 1996 "The Jam Collection" compilation album and on "Snap!".

The start of the promotional video for the single was filmed at the entrance to the underground section of Victoria Station in London.

Track listing

*7":A. "Strange Town" – 3:48:B. "The Butterfly Collector" – 3:11


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