Excerpts From Stiff's Greatest Hits

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Excerpts From Stiff's Greatest Hits
Excerpts From Stiff's Greatest Hits UK 7" promo front sleeve.jpg
Various artists promo single by
Various artists

1978 Stiff promo single includes excerpts from "Alison", "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes" & "Watching The Detectives"


Side A
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. One Chord Wonder  The Adverts  
2. Alison  Elvis Costello  
3. (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes  Elvis Costello  
4. Whole Wide World  Wreckless Eric  
5. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll  Ian Dury  
6. Problem Child  The Damned  
7. Suffice To Say  Yachts  

Side B
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Watching The Detectives  Elvis Costello  
2. Halfway To Paradise  Nick Lowe  
3. Police Car  Larry Wallis  
4. Sweet Gene Vincent  Ian Dury  
5. Don't Cry Wolf  The Damned  

Release information

Release date Media Catalog number Comments
1978-__-__ 7" Stiff FREEB2 UK promo, 33rpm


  • "For promotional purposes only, not for resale"
  • Collects 12 Stiff records singles (Buy 13 to Buy 24) and plays excerpts of each, linked with some "crazy" DJ voiceover
  • Issued in company sleeve only
  • Runout etchings: A side "Where Perfection is no accident" / B Side "And the Lord said Go out and SELL"