The Saints issued Permanent Revolution in 1991 on Mushroom Records, and while Bailey released solo albums, the group went into hiatus.
By 1994, Bailey had moved to Sweden where he recorded a solo album, 54 days at sea, and in 1996 issued The Saints' album, Howling, which was produced by the band for Blue Rose Records.
Finally Hay, Kuepper and Ward left the group in early 1979.
He is one of Australia's most influential and highly regarded musicians with over twenty solo albums to his credit.
Hay left again before the next album was released in Australia in 1982 as I Thought This Was Love, But This Ain't Casablanca on Mushroom Records and elsewhere as Out in the Jungle...
The Saints distributed the single themselves, on their own Fatal label, sending it to overseas record companies and magazines.
There's a tendency to blabber mindlessly about this single, it's so bloody incredible [...] for some reason Australian record companies think the band lack commercial potential.
Guitarist Ed Kuepper explained that they played faster and faster as they were nervous in front of audiences. The singing's flat and disinterested, the guitars are on full stun. Bob Geldof of The Boomtown Rats later said, "Rock music in the Seventies was changed by three bands—the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and The Saints".
The film clip for the song was directed by Russell Mulcahy and filmed at an abandoned terrace house located in the suburb of Paddington. As well as featuring on their debut album, both "(I'm) Stranded" and the single's B-side, "No Time", appeared on a split EP with Stanley Frank in 1977.
Kuepper explained that they played faster and faster as they were nervous in front of audiences.
The album showed the band moving towards a more R&B style of rock, including a brass section on songs like "Know Your Product" which had been released as a single in February.
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In 1984, Bailey was based in Sydney, and The Saints' album, A Little Madness to Be Free, was released in July on RCA with production credited to Lurax Debris (Bailey's pseudonym).