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"Lonely-Phobia"
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US picture sleeve

A-side

"I Must Be in Love"

Released

10 July 1964

Recorded

2 June 1964

Genre

Rock and Roll

Label

Parlourphone

Songwriter(s)

Nasty-McQuickly

Producer(s)

Archie Macaw

Last single

Can't Buy Me Lunch (1964) (UK)
Rut Me Do (1964) (US)

Next single

Now She's Left You (1964) (UK)
With A Girl Like You (1964) (US)

Lonely-Phobia is an acoustic ballad by The Rutles. It features vocals by Stig O'Hara.

Releases[]

  • The song's initial release was in the album A Hard Day's Rut in 1964.
  • Re-released on Nothing New and Archaeology.
  • A remixed version was released on Lunch (with a transition from "Now She's Left You").
  • Rutallica recorded a mashup of the song and Metallica's "Hit the Lights" called "Lightz-Phobia", on their 2004 EP Rutallica. It is currently one of only two songs (along with "No Remorse Between Us") not re-released in any of the band's subsequent albums.
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