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Echo and The Bunnymen - Rescue


On this date in 1980, Echo and The Bunnymen released their second single, "Rescue". It was backed by "Simple Stuff". The single reached the #62 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The 12 inch had a third track, "Pride". The A side and the 12-inch bonus track appeared on their debut album, Crocodiles. "Simple Stuff" did not make it but it was added later on a subsequent CD re-release. The Liverpool, England post punk band disbanded in 1992 but re-formed in 1996 and has been active in the studio and on the stage since then.

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