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A Certain Ratio - Shack Up


On this date in 1980, A Certain Ratio released their second single, "Shack Up". It was backed by a live version of "And Then Again". Neither song appeared on a regular album. The B side was released in studio version as the B side of their third single, "Flight". "Shack Up" has been released several times. The second time it was released was in 1981 in an EP called The Double 12" which consisted of seven songs. The Manchester, England post-punk band, who recorded for the legendary Factory Records, still records and performs.

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