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The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum
The Fun Boy Three


Ireland
Chrysalis
CHS 2563
7"


A side
The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum

B side
Faith, Hope & Charity

The Fun Boy Three's first single after The Specials split.

It was obvious by the timing of the release of this single that not only was it written but it was also recorded prior to the Specials' split. Not surprisingly given the association with The Specials the single met with wide spread media interest and received favourable reviews.

The lyrics, in typical Terry Hall style, were a barbed jibe at world leaders and were in a similar vein to Man at C&A. The line "Go nuclear the cowboy told us" was directed at the then U.S. president Ronald Reagan.



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