"Electric Avenue" is a song by Eddy Grant, from his 1982 album Killer on the Rampage. It was released as a single in 1982, and reached number two on the UK Singles Chart and in the United States. The song's lyrics refer to the 1981 Brixton riot, the title referring to Electric Avenue, a market street in the Brixton area of London.

Other release information[edit]Edit

The B-Side to this song is a non-LP track entitled "Time Warp."

Electric Avenue was re-released in 2001. The single featured the "Ringbang Remix", and reached number 5 in the UK Singles Chart in June 2001.[1]

The Ringbang Remix was also featured on Now That's What I Call Music! 49 as track 1 of disc 2

Other versions[edit]Edit

The song has been covered by many artists since its original release:

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