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"A New England"
Kirsty MacColl
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Kirsty's first hit for Stiff Records which entered the Top Ten the day she gave birth to her first son!

It recently came second in a website poll of favourite Billy Bragg songs.
Kirsty MacColl
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Composer  Billy Bragg
Genre  Pop 
Album  Galore 
Year of Release  1985 
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The original acoustic version by the man who wrote it - Mr Billy Bragg.

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