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26 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Release WORK IT OUT Single In The UK

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Def Leppard released their classic Work It Out single 26 years ago on this day in 1996 in the UK.

The second UK single to be released from the Slang album.

The song reached Number 22 in the UK charts. In total it spent 3 weeks on the Top 100 chart.

The band promoted the single with another Top Of The Pops appearance which was filmed before a show in Detroit, MI.

They played along to an edit of the studio version.

The song had been released in the USA in May as the first single from the album. It was also the first song to be written by Vivian Campbell for the band.

The single was released over two CDs. They featured a new original B Side called 'Move With Me Slowly' plus various live acoustic tracks from BBC sessions and Singapore.

Vivian's original demo of the title song was also included along with the original version of 'Truth?'.

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