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The Skids - Animation


On this date in 1980, The Skids released their eighth single, "Animation". It was backed by "Pros And Cons". Both tracks appeared on their second album, Days In Europa. The single reached the #56 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Dunfermline, Scotland post-punk band lasted until 1982, releasing four albums during their existence. Guitarist Stuart Adamson would depart before the end to form his own band, Big Country.

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The Wolfmen said...

TV Stars - great B side

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