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Chelsea - Evacuate


On this date in 1982, Chelsea released their third studio album, Evacuate. It contained the singles "Evacuate" and "War Across The Nation", though the latter was a different version on the single. The album reached the #3 spot on the U.K. indie albums chart. 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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