In Dulce Decorum
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|"In Dulce Decorum"|
|Single by The Damned|
|from the album Anything|
|Released||16 November 1987|
|Writer(s)||Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick|
|The Damned singles chronology|
The single, The Damned's last to break into the UK charts, hit No. 72. An instrumental version was featured in the Miami Vice third-season episode "Walk Alone", and was included in the Miami Vice II soundtrack.
The track was inspired by Wilfred Owen's poem Dulce et Decorum Est, and began with an excerpt from a speech by Winston Churchill to the House of Commons as the Battle of Britain began on 18 June 1940: Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour.
- "In Dulce Decorum" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 4:47
- "Psychomania" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 4:03
Bonus tracks on 12" single: -
- "In Dulce Decorum (Extended Version)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 5:58
- "In Dulce Decorum (Dub)" (Jugg, Scabies, Vanian, Merrick) - 4:41
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