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The Selecter - Missing Words


On this date in 1980, The Selecter released their third single, "Missing Words". It was backed by a live track called "Carry Go Bring Come". The A side appeared on their debut album, Too Much Pressure. The single reached the #23 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Coventry, England ska band disbanded in 1982 after two albums. The band re-formed in 1991 and have released several albums since then.

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