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Magazine - Touch And Go


On this date in 1978, Magazine released their second single, "Touch And Go". It was backed by "Goldfinger" (yes...the James Bond song). Neither song appeared on a studio album but both were included on their "rarities" album, Scree. The Manchester, England post punk band, fronted by original Buzzcocks' frontman Howard Devoto, disbanded in 1981 after four studio albums and one live album. Howard Devoto went on to Luxuria, Barry Adamson soon joined Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, and John McGeoch was later in Siouxsie and The Banshees, Visage and Public Image Ltd.

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