Fantastic Day

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"Fantastic Day"
Single by Haircut One Hundred
from the album Pelican West
B-side "Ski Club Of Great Britain"
Released 1982
Format 7" single, 12" single
Genre New wave
Length 3:11
Label Arista
Writer(s) Nick Heyward
Producer(s) Bob Sargeant
Haircut One Hundred singles chronology
"Love Plus One"
"Fantastic Day"
"Nobody's Fool"

"Fantastic Day" is a 1982 single by British new wave band Haircut One Hundred, from their debut album Pelican West. The song reached #9 on the UK Singles Chart in April 1982.[1]

Release and critical reception[edit]

"Fantastic Day" was the first single to be issued after the release of the Pelican West album. It was succeeded by the release of a non-album track, "Nobody's Fool" in August, which also went Top 10 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

  • 7" single (Arista CLIP3)
  1. "Fantastic Day" - 3:12
  2. "Ski Club" - 3:35

Timings are not stated on the UK release although are specified on certain overseas releases. Both tracks are featured on the Pelican West Plus album release

  • 12" single (Arista CLIP123)
  1. "Fantastic Day" - 4:16
  2. "Ski Club of Great Britain" - 5:54

These versions were released by Arista in the US on a 12" promo disc but they are otherwise unique to this release.[2]


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