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The Stranglers - Who Wants The World?


On this date in 1980, The Stranglers released their eleventh single, "Who Wants The World?". It was backed by an instrumental called "The Meninblack (Waiting For 'Em)". Neither song appeared on a studio album (the B side was a different version than "The Meninblack" that appeared on the album, The Raven. The single made it to the #39 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Surrey, England punk/post punk band is still performing and recording, though without original lead singer, Hugh Cornwell, who left in 1990.

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