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Monday, February 10, 2014

XFM's 50 Best Debut Singles of All Time

XFM says 'Killing An Arab' is one of the 50 Best Debut Singles Of All Time:
"Robert Smith's debut single was released on the indie imprint Small Wonder in December 1978, but reissued on the Fiction label the following February. Radio programmers freaked at the A-side, which they took to be somewhat racist... rather than the punky tribute to the existentialist novel The Stranger, by Albert Camus that it actually was. They favoured the impressive B-side, 10.15 Saturday Night instead." (Thanks @DarkkMokko)

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