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XTC - Statue Of Liberty


On this date in 1978, XTC released their second single, "Statue Of Liberty". It was backed by "Hang On To The Night". The A side appeared on their debut album, White Music. The B side was a non-LP track that was added as a bonus when the album was re-released on CD. The single was banned by the BBC for the line "sail beneath your skirt" in reference to the Statue of Liberty. The Swindon, England post punk/new wave band called it quits in 2006 when Colin Moulding expressed a desire to call it quits. Andy Partridge didn't feel that it would be XTC without the both of them.

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