"(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)" is a single by The Stranglers from the album Rattus Norvegicus. The Stranglers' first single, it reached number 44 in the British Singles Chart. The song was written by Hugh Cornwell, and featured Welsh coal miner Eric Clarke on saxophone.[1]

Cheap Trick references the song in "Go For the Throat (Use Your Own Imagination) " on All Shook Up.

Cover versions[edit]Edit

  • In 1991, the heavy metal band Prong released a cover of the song on their EP Whose Fist Is this Anyway?
  • In 2009, the bonus tracks of "Graffiti soul" by Simple Minds featured a cover of the song along with other covers.
  • In 2010, the "USA Tour" edition of the Nouvelle Vague album 3 featured a cover of the song.[2]
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