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On this date in 1980, Chelsea released their fourth and fifth singles. The first was "I'm On Fire" backed by "Decide". The second was "No-Ones Coming Outside" backed by "What Would You Do?". "I'm On Fire" appeared on their self-titled debut album. The other three tracks were on their second album, Alternative Hits. 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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Video: Chelsea - I'm On Fire - live - 1980 -youtube

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