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Magazine - Sweetheart Contract


On this date in 1980, Magazine released their eighth single, "Sweetheart Contract". It also included "Feed The Enemy", "Twenty Years Ago" and "Shot By Both Sides". The single was offered as a double 7-inch and a 12-inch record. The supporting three tracks were live. The A side appeared on their third album, The Correct Of Soap. The Manchester, England post punk band, fronted by original Buzzcocks' frontman Howard Devoto, disbanded in 1981 after four studio albums and one live album. Devoto went on to form 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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