Animal Nightlife

Animal Nightlife were an English sophisti-pop band from London that released a clutch of singles on Inner Vision circa 1982/83, followed by the album Shangri-la on Island in 1985.

Members: Paul Waller (drums), Steve Shawley (bass), Steve “Flid” Brown (guitar), Steve Shanley (bass), Michael “Mac” McDermott (percussion), Declan John Barclay (trumpet), John Crichinson (piano), Billy Chapman (saxophone), Dee C. Lee (vocals), Andy Polaris (vocals), Leah Seresin (vocals), Egidio “Frenchie” Newton (vocals), Chrysta Jones (vocals), Leonardo Chignoli (bass)


  • “Love Is Just the Great Pretender” / “The Great Pretender (dub)” (1982)
  • “Native Boy (Uptown)” / “You’ve Lost Me (Downtown)” (1983)
  • “The Mighty Hands of Love” / “Part 1 & 2 (Instrumental)” (1983)
  • “Mr. Solitaire / Lazy Afternoon” (1984)
  • Shangri-la (1985)
  • Lush Life (1988)

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