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Department S - Going Left Right


On this date in 1981, Department S released their second single, "Going Left Right". It was backed by "She's Expecting You". The single reached the #55 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The 12 inch single included, as a bonus, a French version of the A side. The London new wave band, during its short lived career released three singles and no albums until a 2003 compilation, Sub-Stance, was released. The department was closed in 1981. The released new material in 2007 without, of course, lead singer Vaughan Toulouse who died in 1991 of complications from AIDS.

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