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The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Film Star


On this date in 1981, The Passions released their fourth single, "I'm In Love With A German Film Star". It was backed by "(Don't Talk To Me) I'm Shy". The A side appeared on their second album, Thirty Thousand Feet Over China. The B side was a non-LP track that was added on a later CD re-release. The single reached the #25 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The London new wave band released three albums before disbanding in 1982. Original bassist Claire Bidwell left the band in 1980 to join The Wall.

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