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The Smithereens

The Smithereens has been played on NTS shows including The Bennett Show, with Cigarette first played on 13 September 2019.

The Smithereens are a powerpop/rock group from Carteret, New Jersey. The group formed in 1980 and for most of its existence consisted of founding members Pat DiNizio (lead singer/guitar), Jim Babjak (guitar), Mike Mesaros (bass), and Dennis Diken (drums). Following DiNizio's death in 2017, the band has continued to perform with guest singers.

The group gained some notoriety when a single from its first album, Blood and Roses, was included on the soundtrack for and as the theme song of the 1986 Albert…

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Cigarette
The Smithereens
Enigma Records1987
Cigarette
The SmithereensEnigma Records1987
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