Ghost Town (3:40)

Cover of The Singles Collection

From The Singles Collection and 169 other releases

EP single released June 1981. It spent 3 weeks at number 1 in the UK charts. The song is about Coventry and the city’s high unemployment at the time. The scathing indictment of poverty lead to the song being quite popular across the UK, which was riddled with unemployment at the time.


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