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The Automatics are best known for their Punk/Powerpop standard 'When the tanks roll over Poland again', (released on Island Records in 1978) which became one of the first Number Ones in the newly introduced Punk/New Wave charts .

An album entitled 'Walking with the radio on' was recorded at the same time under the guidance of upcoming producer Steve Lillywhite, but shelved by Island Records as they focused their attention and producer on an upcoming outfit calling themselves 'U2'… read more

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  • I vote for the Japanese one
  • Automatic Eraser!
  • The British Automatics already have a page under "Automatics." This page should be for the Japanese band.
  • tim13er
  • lmao
  • It's a nice story on 'This American Life' (Chicago Public Radio podcast) - that's what brought me here.
  • Aahhh, shit, they should put a warning or something- I thought that Monster was a song by The Automatics and not by The Automatic all along ...
  • thanks to the magic of misspelling, the automatics are experiencing a resurgence in popularity lmao
  • Great artist, love the song 'Monster'.
  • If you're looking for What's that coming lalala you've misspelled your tags. It's The Automatic (without an s)

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