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The Stranglers - 5 Minutes


On this date in 1978, The Stranglers released their fifth single, "5 Minutes". It was backed by "Rok It To The Moon". Both tracks were non-LP tracks though both did appear on IV, a U.S.-only early compilation. They were both added to their second album, No More Heroes, when that was re-released on CD. The single reached the #11 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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Longy said...

I've never seen this picture cover before. Its not the UK one. Do you know which one it is please?

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