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|"Neat Neat Neat"|
Cover of the 1977 UK single
|Single by The Damned|
|from the album Damned Damned Damned|
|Released||18 February 1977|
|The Damned singles chronology|
"Neat Neat Neat"
"Neat Neat Neat" is the second single by punk rock band the Damned,released 18 February 1977 on Stiff Records, simultaneously with their debut album Damned Damned Damned .
The single was reissued in Stiff's Damned 4 Pack mail-order set. A CD version was issued in the Stiff Singles 1976-1977 box set by Castle Music in 2003.
The single was also issued in Australia, Ireland, Japan (on Island Records) and New Zealand.
In 2005, Stylus Magazine ranked the song's bassline at No. 33 in their list of the "Top 50 Basslines of All Time".
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