The Skids : The Saints Are Coming
In October of 1978 The Scottish punk rock band The Skids released their Wide Open EP, featuring the anthemic single "The Saints Are Coming". It would peak at UK#48 in November. and become a football terrace singalong. Songwriter Stuart Adamson would take his anthem writing abilituies to the next level in his future band Big Country.
In 2006 Green Day and U2 would team up on a cover version to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims.
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