5 Minutes (The Stranglers song)
"5 Minutes" is a 1978 single by English band The Stranglers. The song is sung by bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel. It gives an account of a rape that occurred at a shared flat in London he lived in during 1977. The lyrics, which are sung both in English and French, convey Burnell's frustrations over finding the five men who committed the attack.
|Single by The Stranglers|
|B-side||"Rok it to the Moon"|
|Released||27 January 1978 (UK)|
|The Stranglers singles chronology|
- "Burning Up Times PDF" (PDF). Strangled.co.uk. 2005. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-13. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
- "UK Top 40 Chart Archive, British Singles & Album Charts". everyHit.com. 2000-03-16. Retrieved 2012-01-06.