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31/01/1981 Blondie are top of the US singles chart with "The Tide Is High"

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Blondie - The Tide is High [Director's Cut]

"The Tide Is High" was covered by the American new wave band Blondie in 1980, in a reggae style that included horns and strings. It was released as the lead single from the band's fifth studio album, Autoamerican. It was Blondie's third number one smash on the Billboard Hot 100 and they are fifth in the UK.