The Ruts (SFPS011)

The Ruts

Label: Strange Fruit ‎SFPS011
Series: The Peel Sessions
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM,
Country: UK
Released: 1986
Genre: Rock,
Style: New Wave, Punk
Transmission Date: 14 May 1979

℗ 1986 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
© 1986 Strange Fruit Records
Distributed by Pinnacle Records

Track Listing
A3You’re Just A…2:40
B1It Was Cold5:10
B2Something That I Said3:10



  • Guitar, Backing Vocals – Paul Fox
  • Bass, Backing Vocals – Vince Segs
  • Vocals – Malcolm Owen
  • Drums, Backing Vocals – Dave Ruffy

Written By – A1: Ruffy/Fox/Owen/Jennings/Mannah, A2/A3/B1/B2: Ruffy/Fox/Owen/Jennings

Design: Wyke Studios

Producer – Tony Wilson

Engineer – Bob Jones

Band Biography

The Ruts (later known as Ruts DC) are an English reggae-influenced punk rock band, notable for the 1979 UK Top 10 hit “Babylon’s Burning”, and an earlier single “In a Rut”, which was not a hit but was highly regarded and regularly played by BBC Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel.

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