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Chelsea - High Rise Living


On this date in 1977, Chelsea released their second single, "High Rise Living". The B side was "No Admission". Neither track appeared on an album but both were added to their second album, Alternative Hits, when it was re-released on CD. The London punk band originally consisted of Gene October, William Broad (Billy Idol), Tony James and John Towe. Within a few weeks, everyone except Gene October bolted to form Generation X. Gene October had to recruit an entire new band. Chelsea is still performing and Gene October is still there.

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