Flag Day (song)

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"Flag Day"
Single by The Housemartins
from the album London 0 Hull 4
Released 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre Indie rock
Length 5:24
Label Go Disc!
Songwriter(s) Paul Heaton, Stan Cullimore, Ted Key
The Housemartins singles chronology
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"Flag Day"
(1985)
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Flag Day was the first single released by British indie rock band The Housemartins. Released in 1985,[1] it peaked at #124 in the singles chart, and a re-recorded version of it appeared on the album London 0 Hull 4. Flag Day also appears on the compilations Now That's What I Call Quite Good, Soup and as a shorter live version on Live at the BBC.

The song was also sampled and used heavily on the dance music track "Change The World" by Dino Lenny.[2]

Single details[edit]

  • 7" Flag Day / Stand At Ease (GOD7)
  • 12" Flag Day / You / Stand At Ease / Coal Train To Hatfield Main (GODX7)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/god7
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TVCjheeazo