Do Anything You Wanna Do

"Do Anything You Wanna Do" is a song written by Eddie and the Hot Rods' manager Ed Hollis (the brother of Talk Talk's Mark Hollis) and guitarist Graeme Douglas and recorded by the band, although the actual record label credited the Rods as the artist. It reached #9 on the UK Singles Chart in 1977.[2] The song was featured on their 1977 album, Life on the Line.

"Do Anything You Wanna Do"
Single by Eddie and the Hot Rods
from the album Life on the Line
B-side"Schoolgirl Love"
ReleasedJuly 29, 1977
Songwriter(s)Ed Hollis, Graeme Douglas
Producer(s)Ed Hollis
Eddie and the Hot Rods singles chronology
"I Might Be Lying"
"Do Anything You Wanna Do"
"Till the Night Is Gone (Let's Rock)"

They performed the song on the Marc (TV series), in 1977.

The track was produced by Ed Hollis and arranged by the band.

The song was voted the 9th best single of the year in the end of year critics poll in the NME.[3]

A live version was featured as the B-side to their 1978 single, "Life on the Line".

The tune was featured in the 2009 film The Invention of Lying.


  1. ^ Borack, John M. (2007). Shake Some Action - The Ultimate Guide To Power Pop . Shake Some Action - PowerPop. p. 189. ISBN 978-0-9797714-0-8.
  2. ^ Eddie and the Hot Rods, "Do Anything You Wanna Do" chart position Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "NME Singles 1977" . Retrieved September 21, 2017.


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