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The Stranglers - Duchess


On this date in 1979, The Stranglers released their ninth single, "Duchess". It was backed by "Fools Rush Out". Both tracks appeared on their fourth studio album, The Raven. The single reached the #14 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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