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Altered Images - Happy Birthday


On this date in 1981, Altered Images released their third single, "Happy Birthday". It was backed by "So We Go Whispering". The 12 inch had a bonus track, "Jeepster". The A side appeared on their debut album, Happy Birthday. The other two tracks were non-LP songs that were added to the album when re-released on CD. The single reached the #2 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Glasgow, Scotland new wave band, led by Clare Grogan, released three albums before disbanding in 1983. Bassist Johnny McElhone formed Hipsway after they disbanded.

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