2, as well as No. Adam's ever-changing line-up of Ants included, on this song, Pirroni on guitar, Kevin Mooney on bass guitar and, on drums, both Chris Hughes (under the pseudonym "Merrick") and Terry Lee Miall. Friend Or Froe 1982. 4; and "Antmusic", released in December and reaching No. Adam and the Ants - Prince Charming - 45 rpm single Dutch pressing (1980). "Kings of the Wild Frontier" was the first 7" single by Adam and the Ants to feature the two-drummer Burundi beat for which the band became famous. The song peaked at No. Kings of the Wild Frontier on LP. 1 in Australia for five weeks. Ripped from CD1 of the Antbox Boxset. "Kings of the Wild Frontier" was the first 7" single by Adam and the Ants to feature the two-drummer Burundi beat for which the band became famous. It reached No. Buy Kings Of The Wild Frontier [Remastered 180 Gram Vinyl] (LP) by Adam And The Ants (LP $29.98). On 20 May 2016, Sony Music/Legacy Recordings issued a lavish four disc super deluxe box set of Kings Of The Wild Frontier. Matching the look of Adam and his band of merry men, the songs of Kings Of The Wild Frontier reflect a sound of tribal warriors, pistol wielding hombres and swashbuckling marauders. :D Performed by: Adam & the Ants I Don't Own Anything! Kings of the Wild Frontier is the second album by English new wave band Adam and the Ants. Just better. 4; and "Antmusic", released in December and reaching No. Reviewing the US edition for The Village Voice in March 1981, Robert Christgau judged the album as a response to British punk rock nihilism: "The music, needless to say, is rock and roll, a clever pop-punk amalgam boasting two drummers, lots of chanting, and numerous B-movie hooks. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 17, 2015. 2,[7] as well as No. 4. [10] This edition scraped a single week in the UK Album Chart in its own right at number 69 and is considered to be a separate chart hit from the original album (rather than a 67th week for the album as a whole)[11] Ant performed the entire album live on tour in the UK that year, and in the United States, Australia and New Zealand in 2017.[12][13]. $2.88. 1 in the UK Album Chart, and spawned three hit singles: "Kings of the Wild Frontier", which was released in July and reached No. Condition is excellent. Opening with the heavy Burundi drum beat that would be a theme of the record, “Dog Eat Dog” sets the table for the kind of ride Adam & The Ants have in store. Track durations printed on labels. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Kings Of The Wild Frontier songs on Gaana.com 1 in Australia for five weeks. Kings Of The Wild Frontier (Deluxe Edition) CD2 2016. The US version of the album dropped "Making History" in favour of two tracks penned by Ant prior to teaming up with Marco Pirroni, "(You're So) Physical" and "Press Darlings". ADAM & THE ANTS – KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER [TOTP repeat, June 1981] 1980 Ants were one part singer Adam in glitter-era Bowie mode, one part guitarist Marco Pirroni drawing from sources as diverse as Mick Ronson and Link Wray, and one part rhythm section, bassist Kevin Mooney and double drummers Merrick and Terry Lee Miall. Photographer Pete Ashworth wrote, "On 5 August 1980, prior to his first slot on Top of the Pops, Adam Ant got the band together in a small rehearsal room in Brixton to create a video test. Kings Of The Wild Frontier was the band's second album and their commercial breakthrough. 4; and "Antmusic", released in December and reaching No. "[4], In his retrospective review, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic called it "one of the great defining albums of its time. 5.0 out of 5 stars A new royal family, a wild nobility, we are the family! It was also the first written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni, and their first single on CBS Records after leaving Do It Records.. When the album was released in the US, the track "Making History" was dropped in favour of "Press Darlings" and "Physical (You're So). On this day in 1980, Adam & the Ants released the single Antmusic from Kings of the Wild Frontier. "Kings of the Wild Frontier" was the first 7" single by Adam and the Ants to feature the two-drummer Burundi beat for which the band became famous. Hit singles were "Kings of … Verified Purchase. [2], "The extent of its success surprised us," Pirroni recalled. $2.64. This time it reached number 2. referencing Kings Of The Wild Frontier, Box, Dlx + CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, Album + DVD-V, , 88875085842 I bought this a couple of weeks ago and it looks incredible, but I am disappointed for a couple of reasons, the first is a big one. Kings Of The Wild Frontier is a English album released on Oct 1994. [15] Trouser Press cites it as the album where Adam Ant "found his groove". 2 in the UK Singles Chart; "Dog Eat Dog", which reached No. Released 25 July 1980 on CBS (catalog no. Kings of the Wild Frontier (2016 Remastered, 2CD) - European Edition. Recorded in London, April 1980. I took that cowboy guitar twang from Ennio Morricone's The Good, The Bad and The Ugly soundtrack. All tracks are written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni. Antbox CD1 2000. Dirk Wears White Sox 1979. [25] It is also one of twenty CDs in the Great British Albums box set released by Sony Records in 2012. On this date in 1980, ADAM & THE ANTS released the single, KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER / PRESS DARLINGS, (July 25th, 1980). Prince Charming (Remastered 2009) 1981. Featured peformers: Adam Ant (songwriter), Chris Hughes (producer). "Kings of the Wild Frontier" was the first 7" single by Adam and the Ants to feature the two-drummer Burundi beat for which the band became famous. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Adam And The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier at Discogs. Kings of the Wild Frontier was released on 3 November 1980 by CBS Records in the UK and Epic records internationally. Adam and the Ants - Stand and Deliver - 45 rpm single Dutch pressing (1981). After having his previous backing band wooed away by producer Malcolm McLaren to form Bow Wow Wow, Adam Ant recorded Kings of the Wild Frontier with guitarist Marco Pirroni as his new writing partner. Very similar to Kings Of The Wild Frontier, with differing pressing ring impressions denoting different pressing plants. Shooting stills from the monitor screen during the band performance produced some powerful images. Tracks 1-17 previously unissued on CD. I was trying to get everything I liked into that record. Kings of the Wild Frontier. 3. Will be sent by registered mail. Rockgod2004. S CBS 8877; Vinyl 7"). 1 in the UK Album Chart,[6] and spawned three hit singles: "Kings of the Wild Frontier", which was released in July and reached No. The album was the UK number 1 selling album in 1981 (and the 48th best seller in 1980) an… It reached No. It reached No. Kings of the Wild Frontier. $1.20. [9] The album was the UK number 1 selling album in 1981 (and the 48th best seller in 1980) and won Best British Album at the 1982 Brit Awards. [26] In 1992, Nine Inch Nails released a cover version of "Physical (You're So)" on the EP Broken, remade in an industrial rock style with more aggressive guitars and vocals than the original.[27]. Ships Free in the U.S. This … ... Great reissue of a classic single Read more. It was the first album done with the new band line-up. This one can be identified as having been pressed at Aston Clinton from the ⋀ in the runouts. Antbox CD2 2000. Kings of the Wild Frontier was released on 3 November 1980 by CBS Records in the UK and Epic records internationally. Kings Of The Wild Frontier Album has 12 songs sung by Adam, The Ants, Adam Ant. 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[24], Kings of the Wild Frontier is included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Especially given Adam's art-schooled vocals, I find that the hooks grate, but that may just mean that when it comes to futuristic warriors I prefer Sandinistas. Kings of the Wild Frontier / Press Darlings, a Single by Adam and the Ants. Following the breakthrough success of "Dog Eat Dog" and 'Antmusic' (numbers 4 and 2, respectively), "Kings of the Wild Frontier" was re-released in February 1981. Condition is very good. Limited vinyl LP pressing includes the original UK track listing. Kings Of The Wild Frontier 1980. This walked a brilliant line between campiness and art-house chutzpah, and it arrived at precisely the right time – at the forefront of new wave". Two days later a repeat shoot from the video recording, in a blacked-out studio, produced the sleeve image..."[14] Kings Of The Wild Frontier : Tracklist (Vinyl) A1 : Dog Eat Dog : A2 "Antmusic" A3 : Feed Me To The Lions : A4 : Los Rancheros : A5 : Ants Invasion : A6 : Killer In The Home : B1 : Kings Of The Wild Frontier : See more tracks * Items below may differ depending on the release. On this day in 1980, Adam & the Ants released the single Antmusic from the Kings of the Wild Frontier album. "We'd written the music as a soundtrack to the visuals – very Eighties. The Peel Sessions 1990. [1], Originally released on 25 July 1980, it peaked at number 48 on the UK Singles Chart. All tracks mastered by Adam Ant & Walter Coelho. 2 on the UK Singles chart. 2 in the UK Singles Chart; "Dog Eat Dog", which reached No. ADAM & THE ANTS - KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER. This album introduced the "Burundi beat" sound to popular music.[5]. The first release of an Ant/Marco song written and recorded before Adam and the Ants signed to CBS in July 1980 and the first single that delved into Adam's vast back catalogue of material for the B side. The box included two CDs, a DVD & a 180g gold newly remastered vinyl LP.[28]. 2 in the UK Singles Chart; "Dog Eat Dog", which reached No. Amoeba Music. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1980 Injection label Vinyl release of Kings Of The Wild Frontier on Discogs. 1 in the UK Album Chart,[6] and spawned three hit singles: "Kings of the Wild Frontier", which was released in July and reached No. This is the early version of the classic song, different to the album/single version, with a different structure it seems. 1 in Australia for five weeks. It was also the first written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni, and their first single on CBS Records after leaving Do It Records. From the 2006 Marie Antoinette soundtrack - Kings of the Wild Frontier I hope you all enjoy it! It was released in November 1980 by CBS Records International. The first Ants’ single to feature the classic 'Burundi Beat' sound produced by dual drummers, KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER was written by Adam and Marco Pirroni. "[4], "Kings of the Wild Frontier" by Adam and the Ants, "Kings of the Wild Frontier" Adam and the Ants song, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Adam and the Ants Top Songs/Chart Singles Discography", Kings of the Wild Frontier (Adam and the Ants song), Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner's Daughter, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kings_of_the_Wild_Frontier_(Adam_and_the_Ants_song)&oldid=997087473, Song recordings produced by Chris Hughes (record producer), Articles needing additional references from August 2016, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 December 2020, at 23:17. Originally released on 25 July 1980, it peaked at number 48 on the UK Singles Chart. Made in England. Stand And Deliver: The Very Best Of 2006. It was included on the album of the same name released 3 November 1980. And it worked."[3]. The very latest chart stats about kings of the wild frontier - peak chart position, weeks on chart, week-by-week chart run, catalogue number [8] The album was the UK number 1 selling album in 1981 (and the 48th best seller in 1980) and won Best British Album at the 1982 Brit Awards. Genres: Post-Punk, New Wave. Adam had a new look – a kinda wild west/ vive le rock/rocker style of cowboy boots/capped black t shirts and leather – this was the curious period that was the just before the germination of the Kings Of the Wild Frontier album music and style – the moments before the pop apocalypse, the moments before the iconic white stripe. Condition is very good. We never stand still in our pursuit of finding new frontiers in physical and mental self development and fitness. Kings of the Wild Frontier - Remastered is a popular song by Adam & The Ants | Create your own TikTok videos with the Kings of the Wild Frontier - Remastered song and … #80smusic At Kings of the Wild Frontier, we offer unrivalled commitment and support for elite athletes and those aspiring to attain habitual high performance. $2.76. 2. Quite the same Wikipedia. The other version is unidentified in origin. A multi-disc "Super Deluxe Edition" was released 20 May 2016. Digitally remastered edition of the 1980 album by Adam Ant and his band of merry Ants. Report abuse. It was also the first written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni, and their first single on CBS Records after leaving Do It Records. $2.76. Complete your Adam And The Ants collection. CD 1 features a remastered version of the original CBS records album in the correct running order with the following extra tracks on: Press Darlings - B-Side to the Kings of the Wild Frontier single release Physical (You're So) - B-Side to the Dog Eat Dog single release Fall in - B-Side to the 'Antmusic' single release Don't Be Square (Be There) - KPM demo 1980 2,[7] as well as No. It includes a DVD of the long out-of-print Ants in Japan concert video and a CD of a 1981 concert from Chicago. $1.92. Kings of the Wild Frontier is the second studio album by Adam and the Ants, released in 1980. On November 3 rd 1980, Adam And The Ants released their second album ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’. $1.56. Tracks 19 & 20 previously unreleased. It was a brilliant, gonzo move -- something that quickly overshadowed Bow Wow Wow-- and … B-side Press Darlings. $1.44. 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