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The Scottish twins have actually done a lot more than you'd think.

The Proclaimers are a Scottish rock duo formed in 1983 by twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid (born 5 March 1962).[1] They came to attention with their 1987 single "Letter from America", which reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom, and the 1988 single "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", which topped charts in Australia,[2][3] Iceland and New Zealand.[4] The Proclaimers have sold over 5 million albums worldwide.[5][6]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Proclaimers


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbNlMtqrYS0

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OneHitWonderland episode for The Proclaimers😎

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9KgpFDTQpho&pp=ygUeb25lIGhpdCB3b25kZXJsYW5kIHByb2NsYWltZXJz

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Actually, according to the article in Wiki, they've had several hits:

They came to attention with their 1987 single "Letter from America", which reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom


One man's one hit wonder wonder is another man's cult band.

Most of my favorite bands have never had a top 40 hit in the U.S. That's not the measure of a good band.

I mean I think they're a bit cheesy. But they were a successful band.

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Well, the whole premise of OHW is about bands/artists with only one American hit, but as Todd often points out, many of them continue having hits in other countries (Mainly the UK)

I agree the whole concept of what is a "One Hit Wonder" can be dubious at best.

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Okay, I went back and watched that whole OHW video. Yeah, I'm glad I posted this thread. It gives a good overview of the band and that's what MovieChat should be known for, info on anything entertainment you've ever wanted to know. Great video, thanks.

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