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The Stranglers - Bear Cage


On this date in 1980, The Stranglers released their eleventh single, "Bear Cage". The B side was "Shah Shah A Go Go". The B side was included on their fourth studio album, The Raven. The A side was not but it was added as a bonus track when the CD was re-released. The single would peak at #36 on the U.K. singles chart. The punk/post-punk band from Surrey, England started in 1974 as The Guildford Stranglers. They have continued on to the present despite the departure of singer Hugh Cornwell in 1990.

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