Adam & The Ants - My Story

1977 - 1982...

1981

When
Where
January
14.01.81
27.01.81
28.01.81
29.01.81
Old Grey Whistle Test, Killer In The Home, Ants Invasion.
Presented with Gold & Silver Disc for K.O.T.W.F album
Rockpop TV Show, Germany
France until 5.2.81
February
05.02.81
09.02.81
17 or 27.02.81
Royal Children’s Variety Performance, London Palladium, Antmusic.
Townhouse Studios, Stand & Deliver, Beat My Guest.
Jim’ll Fix It. Danny Kleinman on Bass (ex Bazooka Joe) Kings Of The Wild Frontier with a third drummer, a child!
Rehearsals for Nationwide Pop & Rock Awards
Swedish Promotional Tour
March
A.N.T.S. Flexi Disc (Free with Flexipop 4)
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12.03.81
Filming of Stand & Deliver Video at Hatfield House
Stand and Deliver Tour
23.03.81
24.03.81
26.03.81
27.03.81
28.03.81
29.03.81
Newcastle City Hall
Glasgow Apollo
Birmingham Odeon
Dominion Theatre, London
Dominion Theatre, London (My Last Gig)
Manchester, Apollo
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April

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08.04.81
10.04.81
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22.04.81
24.04.81
28.04.81
New York
Boston
Philadelphia
Washington DC
Ritz Ballroom, New York
San Francisco
Pasadena
Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles
Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles
Chicago
Toronto
Montreal
Boston
Palladium, New York
The Venue, London (MS Charity Gig)
May
02.05.81
03.05.81
06.05.81
Pier 84, New York
Boston
Albany




13.05.81
European Tour:
Line Up: Adam Ant Vocals/Guitar, Marco Pirroni Guitar/Vocals, Merrick Drums,
Terry Lee Miall Drums, Gary Tibbs Bass.

Stand & Deliver/Beat My Guest single released (CBS A 1065) Chart position #1 (5/81)
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11.05.81
12.05.81
15.05.81
16.05.81
18.05.81
19.05.81
21.05.81
22.05.81
24.05.81
25.05.81




26.05.81
28.05.81
Stockholm
Copenhagen
Amsterdam
Brussels, Ancienne Belgique.
Paris
Paris
Lyon
Aix-en-Provence
Zurich
Bologni Teatro Manzoni
Set List: The Human Beings, Dog Eat Dog, Stand And Deliver, Magnificent Five, Don’t Be Square (Be There), Los Rancheros, Killer In The Home, Fall In, Cleopatra, Press Darlings, Kick, Beat My Guest, Jolly Roger, Zerox, Car Trouble, Antmusic, Kings Of The Wild Frontier, A.N.T.S. Physical.
Milan
Barcelona
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June
01.06.81
02.06.81
03.06.81
04.06.81
06.06.81
07.06.81
10.06.81
Munich
Frankfurt (Cancelled conjunctivitis)
Cologne
Berlin
Jersey
Guernsey
St. Austell
Set List: The Human Beings, Stand & Deliver, Magnificent 5, Antmusic, Don’t Be Square (Be There),Ants Invasion, Killer In The Home, Press Darlings, Cleopatra, Kick, Los Ranheros, Jolly Roger, Zerox, Fall In, Physical (You’re So), Cartrouble, Dog Eat Dog, Kings Of The Wild Frontier.

Start work on Prince Charming Album at Air Studios
Razzamatazz
Good Morning America

Filmed Video for Prince Charming with Mike Mansfield directing
July
August
31.08.81 to 02.09.81
Rehearsals for World Tour
September
Release of Prince Charming/Christian D’Or single (CBS A 1408) chart position #1 (9/81)
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Frontier World Tour
08.09.81
14.09.81
24.09.81
Pier 84, New York
Los Angeles
Melbourne
October
01.10.81
04.10.81
08.10.81
09.10.81
13.10.81
14.10.81
15.10.81
Adelaide
Perth, Australia
Tokyo (gig filmed for Live in Japan Video)
Osaka, Japan
Nagoya, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
Release of Prince Charming Album (CBS 85268) #2 (11/81)

Scorpios
Picasso Visita El Planeta De Los Simios
Prince Charming
Five Guns West
That Voodoo!
Stand And Deliver (Album Version)
Mile High Club
Ant Rap (Album Version)
Mowhok
S.E.X.
The Lost Hawaiians (unlisted)
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Air Studios, Remixing Antrap
Multi Coloured Swapshop
November
29.11.81
Royal Variety Performance (Antmusic)
December
Rehearsals for Prince Charming Revue, Borehamwood

Release of Antrap/Friends single CBS A 1738 Chart position #3
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28.12.81
29.12.81
30.12.81
Prince Charming Revue:

St.Austell
St.Austell
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
(Gigs filmed for Prince Charming Revue Video)
Dominion Theatre, London
Dominion Theatre, London
Dominion Theatre, London
Dominion Theatre, London
Brighton
Brighton
Brighton