W's Album Banned

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Thursday 1st October 1998

IN A REPORTED move to "remove objectionable products from their stores," Lifeway Christian Resources (formerly Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville) has removed ska band The W's' debut album 'Fourth From The Last' from their shelves. The action took place after a listening session of the album had revealed the words "suck" and "butt" in two songs. The response from the band's record company, 5 Minute Walk, is, "We believe that The W's are relevantly relating with their generation." CR

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Posted by DanH in The Mitten, USA @ 18:12 on Oct 11 2018

I guess I would understand it if the word "suck" and "butt" appeared consecutively... in that particular order. Otherwise, banning the album was, very much, an over-reaction.

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