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Throw a Sickie is a 12" EP by New Zealand band Tall Dwarfs, released in 1986.

Track listing

  1. "Underhand" - 1:50
  2. "Road & Hedgehog" - 1:42
  3. "Attack Of The Munchies" - 3:40
  4. "Come Inside" - 2:27
  5. "The Universality Of Neighbourliness" - 0:57
  6. "The Big Dive" 3:06
  7. "No Place" 1:22
  8. "And Other Kinds" 3:45
  9. "Farewell" - 2:12

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