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The Skids - Goodbye Civilian


On this date in 1980, The Skids released their tenth single, "Goodbye Civilian". It was backed by "Monkey McGuire Meets Specky Potter Behind The Lochore Institute". The A side appeared on their third album, The Absolute Game. The B side was a non-LP track. The single reached the #52 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Dunfermline, Scotland post punk band disbanded in 1982 after four albums. Stuart Adamson went on to form Big Country.

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