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On this date in 1978, Alternative TV released their third single, "Action Time Vision". It was backed by "Another Coke". The A side appeared on their debut album, The Image Has Cracked. The B side did not but it was added as a bonus when the album was re-released on CD. This debut album was also released on this date in 1978 and did not include any other singles. The punk/post-punk London band led by Mark Perry, founder of Sniffin' Glue magazine, disbanded in 1979 but has re-formed on and off ever since.

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